Flat Tops (Colorado)

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The Flat Tops
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The Flat Tops as seen from State Highway 131 in Routt County
Highest point
Peak Flat Top Mountain
Elevation 12,361 ft (3,768 m)
Coordinates 39°55′45″N 107°18′17″W / 39.92915°N 107.30478°W / 39.92915; -107.30478Coordinates: 39°55′45″N 107°18′17″W / 39.92915°N 107.30478°W / 39.92915; -107.30478
The Flat Tops is located in Colorado
The Flat Tops
The Flat Tops
Location in Colorado
Country United States
State Colorado
Parent range Rocky Mountains

Flat Tops is a mountain range located in Colorado within the Routt and White River National Forests.[1] The area is home to 110 Ponds and Lakes.[2]

Much of the range is within the boundary of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area. The Flat Tops Wilderness Area can be accessed by Colorado Rd 7 through the town of Yampa, in Routt County Colorado. 

The Flat Tops range is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, including many large mammals such as Moose, Elk, Mule deer, Black bear, and Cougars. This area has been affected by the non-native plant species, Yellow toadflax [3].

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  1. ^ White River National Forest
  2. ^ Flat Tops Wilderness Area
  3. ^ Sutton, Jason R.; Stohlgren, Thomas J.; Beck, K. George (2007-01-17). "Predicting yellow toadflax infestations in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Colorado". Biological Invasions. 9 (7): 783–793. doi:10.1007/s10530-006-9075-8. ISSN 1387-3547. 

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