Colorado Experience

Settling the Sand Dunes

Season 5 Episode 9 | 26m 40s  | Video has closed captioning.

Located near Great Sand Dunes national park, the Trujillo Homestead and The Medano Zapta Ranch have a history dating back to Paleo Indians, with early Spanish explorers, New Mexican sheep herders and cattle ranchers settling the area in the 1800s. Today, these National Historic Landmarks provide a window to the past and a sanctuary for many wetland birds, rare plants and insects, cattle and bison.

Aired: 01/11/18

Rating: NR

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Colorado Experience is a local public television program presented by RMPBS.