Special Sub-Topic: City of Denver
|What park is in between the Colorado state capital building and the city and county building of Denver?|
|Denver was founded at the confluence of what two rivers, (one is actually a creek)?|
Cherry and South Platte. Cherry Creek and the Platte River join near what is now downtown Denver, there is a park there called Confluence Park, if you are visiting it is right by the REI superstore.
|Which of the following is not a suburb of Denver?|
Delta. Delta is acutally located in western Colorado near the Utah border.
|After the construction of what sporting venue in 1995 did the lower part of downtown Denver experience a resurgance in development and economic boom?|
Coors Field. Coors field was constructed for the Colorado Rockies in what used to be the slums of Denver. It brought sports bars, night clubs, and downtown lofts to the area which is now one of the hot spots in Denver.
|What famous hill in Denver used to be a major meeting place for the KKK?|
Ruby Hill. Ruby Hill is now a park and a great place for sledding in the winter and softball in the spring and summer.
|Six Flags Elitch Gardens is now located in Downtown Denver, before it moved and was purchased by six flags it was located in northwest Denver, in the early part of the 20th century what was it most famous for?|
Animals, wildlife, and its gardens. I used to work for the old Elitch Gardens and the new one is nothing like the old one. The old one had a lot of character and beautiful gardens, today it is being developed into new homes.
|What mountain range borders Denver to the west?|
|What two major Highway Interstates intersect in Denver?|
I-25 and I-70. I-25 and I-70 meet in Denver and the intersection where they meet looks so tangled they call it the mouse trap. I-25 runs north, south while I-70 runs east, west.
|What famous peak can be seen to the south of Denver on a clear day?|
|The University of Colorado at Denver, the Community College of Denver, and the Metropolitan State College of Denver are all located on one campus, what is the name of this campus?|
Auraria Campus. I believe this is the only campus in the U.S. that houses three separate colleges, it is located in the heart of Denver and is beautiful.
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