These rock layers were exposed in 1971 as I-70 was constructed west of Denver.
Christian studied rock layers in his Apologia General Science course just a few months earlier. This short detour, just 1.5 miles north of the exposed dinosaur tracks, was an excellent reinforcement of textbook geology.
Another free way to enjoy God’s amazing creation!
These photos were taken from the Hogback Geologic Trail T Rex Parking Lot at the junction of I-70 & US-40.