A Virtual Field Study of Manitou Springs

This activity will give you a closer look at places that have been mentioned in other sections of this exercise. You can get a better sense of how a flood may affect Manitou Springs by visiting the five sites located on the map below.

Each site contains questions and images about flood hazards and land-use in Manitou Springs. You can access this information by "clicking" one of the stops. Please complete this activity by answering the questions at the five study sites.

Before you begin, please view and print a flood data table and open a floodplain map for Manitou Springs. You can refer to the table and map to answer some questions.

To begin, click Site 1.