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PHOTOS: Country driving Garfield County

A beetle clings onto a blade of grass at the Buford Trailhead north of New Castle on Monday.
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Monday started with drizzle. Then came the sun. Then more drizzle. Then more sun. The capricious weather made a drive up to Buford Trailhead north of New Castle turn into a diverse spectacle of vegetation, wildlife and mountain tops.

People recreating at Rifle Gap Reservoir on Monday.
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A pontoon heads toward shore on Rifle Gap Reservoir on Monday.
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A tractor drives on Grass Valley Road north of Silt on Monday.
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A collection of junk vehicles parked on a field north of New Castle on Monday.
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A salsify seedhead north of New Castle on Monday.
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A white Colorado columbine blossoms near the Buford Trailhead north of New Castle on Monday.
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A cow rests beside Grass Valley Road north of Silt on Monday.
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