We don't often think of abandoned places as anything other than worn-out, tumbleweed-filled empty places devoid of any interest or benefit.

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COLORADO LEGENDS: 11 Bigfoot Sightings That Apparently Happened in Western Colorado

Alleged bigfoot sightings have been happening all over the country for years.

Hunters and campers have reported seeing strange, large creatures covered in hair that walk upright like humans around Colorado.

Here are 11 alleged bigfoot sightings in Western Colorado.

10 of Colorado's Most Popular Myths and Legends

If you are on the hunt for myths and legends the good news is you will not have to go far to find them in Colorado. All four corners of the state are filled with their own local legends and eerie encounters.

KEEP SCROLLING TO LEARN MORE: Colorado is Home to the Highest Vehicular Tunnel in the U.S.

At a maximum elevation of over 11,000 feet, the Eisenhower-Edwin C. Johnson Memorial Tunnel on Colorado's I-70 is the highest vehicular tunnel in the United States.

The first bore of the tunnel was opened in 1973 and named for former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the second bore was opened six years later, named for former governor Edwin C. Johnson.

KEEP SCROLLING TO LEARN MORE: Colorado is Home to the US's Tallest Sand Dunes

Colorado is home to the tallest sand dune in the United States known as the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Reserve.

The park and reserve's main dune area is about 30 square miles, according to the Great Sand Dunes.

SCROLL TO LEARN MORE: The World's Largest Flat Top Mountain is in Colorado

The largest flat-top mountain in the world is in Colorado, just 45 minutes away from Grand Junction. The Grand Mesa rises to 11,000 feet and is a whole different world compared to the Grand Valley.

The Grand Mesa formed millions and millions of years ago, the top layer was formed about 10 million ago.

KEEP SCROLLING TO LEARN MORE: Colorado is Home to the Highest Bridge in the US

Colorado is home to many magnificent attractions, some that occur naturally, and some that are man-made. However, the Royal Gorge embodies both, with the highest bridge in the United States.

The bridge was built in 1929 and crosses the Royal Gorge at 955 above the Arkansas River, with a total length of 1,260 feet.

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