Overview

Also known as North Park, Jackson County is an amazing sub-alpine valley in Northern Colorado. Walden is the county seat, and the only incorporated municipality in the county.Most of Jackson County is a high relatively broad intermontane basin known as North Park, which covers 1,613 square miles (4,180 km2). This basin opens north into Wyoming and is rimmed on the west by the Park Range, on the south by the Rabbit Ears Range and the Never Summer Mountains, and on the east by the Medicine Bow Mountains. Elevations range from 7,800 to 12,953 feet (3,948 m) above sea level and is home to the head waters of the North Platte River.

Jackson County covers 1,613 square miles and makes up 24% of the region. Incorporated towns in Jackson County: