Mount Garfield (Colorado)

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Mt. Garfield from East Orchard Mesa, Colorado. Mount Garfield.jpg
Mt. Garfield from East Orchard Mesa, Colorado.

Mt. Garfield [1] is the high point of the Book Cliffs, north of Grand Junction, and overlooking the town of Palisade. Two classic hiking trails ascend the mountain. The mountain was named after President James Garfield a year after Garfield's death.

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References

  1. "Mount Garfield". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.

Coordinates: 39°07′30″N108°24′40″W / 39.125°N 108.411°W / 39.125; -108.411