Rulison, Colorado

Coordinates: 39°29′50″N 107°56′26″W / 39.49722°N 107.94056°W / 39.49722; -107.94056
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Looking north towards Rulison from just south of the Colorado River, June 2021. The Roan Cliffs rise above the community

Rulison is an unincorporated community in Garfield County, Colorado, United States.[1] It is most notable for being the location of the Project Rulison nuclear test on September 10, 1969. The town of Parachute, Colorado is nearby, and Rulison is accessible from Interstate 70/U.S. Route 6.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Rulison, Colorado". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  2. ^ January 2005 DOE report Rulison Site Environmental Management End State Vision
  3. ^ "Office of Legacy Management".

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39°29′50″N 107°56′26″W / 39.49722°N 107.94056°W / 39.49722; -107.94056