Birding Spots of Colorado

(alphabetical)

G 50 Pond, Escalante Wildlife Area

From Highways 50 & 92 in Delta,
Travel approximately 4.4 miles West on Hwy 50 to 1250 Road.
Drive approx. 1.0 miles South on 1250 Road to G50 Road.
G50 Pond is along G50 Road, just east of 1250 Road.

Western Screech-Owls nest in Cottonwoods south of pond, north of G50 Road.
DeLorme 55:C7
Roads of Colorado 106:B1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 83:H11
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Gagliardi Bridge

From Interstate 25, north of Trinidad, take Exit 18,
Drive East approximately 1.4 miles on Las Animas County Road 32.4 to Highway 239.
Travel South approx. 0.2 miles on Hwy 239 to fork with CR 75.
Drive East and North approx. 3.7 miles on CR 75.1 to CR 36.
Travel East approx. 0.5 miles on CR 36 to Bridge over Purgatory River.
DeLorme 93:B7
Roads of Colorado 162:B2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 128:D4
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Garber Creek

From Interstate 25 at Castle Rock, take E. Wolfensberger Road, exit 182,
Travel West approximately 6.1 miles on E. Wolfensberger Road to N. Perry Park Road.
Drive South approx. 0.1 miles on N. Perry Park Road to W. Pine Cliff Road.
Travel approx. 1.9 miles west on W. Pine Cliff Road to Rural Road.
Drive approx. 0.2 miles North on the Rural Road to Garber Creek.

Swamp Sparrow reported here on 12/28.
DeLorme 50:B3
Roads of Colorado 81:D4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:G9
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Garden Of The Gods

From Interstate 25, take highway 24 (exit 141) west.
Travel west on highway 24 to 30th street.
Turn North to Garden Of The Gods Entrance.

Alternative route from Interstate 25, take Garden of the Gods Road (exit 146)
Travel west on GOG road to 30th street (GOG ends).
Travel South (Left) on 30th street to entrance of GOG.

To Search for Sage Sparrow 2/25/2009:
Reported by Bill Maynard at Rock Ledge Ranch
along Camp Creek adjacent to Garden Of the Gods.
From south of the Visitor's Center take North 30th Street.
Drive approximately 0.7 miles south to Water Street.
Turn right on Water Street and then right on 31st Street.
Continue North on 31st Street to dead end at Chambers Way.
Take Camp Creek Trail upstream, past Mother's Chapel to the gazebo.
Cross the bridge over Camp Creek and walk north along the trail
that follows the creek to the north. Sage Sparrow was seen
on the ground upstream less than 100 feet from the bridge.
DeLorme 62:A3
Roads of Colorado 97:E4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 89:F10
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Garland Park

From Colorado Blvd & Alameda Blvd, drive south on Colorado Blvd.
Travel Southeast on Cherry Creek South Drive to S. Holly Street.
Drive North on S. Holly Street to Park.
Pond at Garland Park can be seen from Cherry Creek North Drive.
DeLorme 40:C3
Roads of Colorado 81:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C10
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Gateway High School

From Interstate 225, take Mississippi Avenue Exit 7.
Travel East on Mississippi Avenue to Sable Blvd.
Drive South on Sable Avenue to East Florida.
Gateway High school on east side.
Ball fields at Northeast corner.
DeLorme 41:C4
Roads of Colorado 81:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C11
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Gateway Mesa Open Space

From I-25 go south to Exit 184; left (over I-25) on Founders Parkway,
a/k/a Colo. 86, and continue 4.5 miles to a traffic light
(Founder's Marketplace on SW corner). Turn left (east) on Colo. 86.
Go about a mile to the next traffic light (Enderud Blvd. on right,
High Point on left); about 1/2 mile east of the Enderud traffic light,
as the highway starts down the hill, turn right into the Gateway
Mesa Open Space Parking Lot.

From Interstate 225, take Parker Road Exit.
Travel south on Parker Road to Franktown.
Turn right at the traffic light in Franktown.
Go west about three miles -- the highway climbs a hill as it swings left.
Almost at the top of the hill, turn left into the Gateway Mesa parking lot.
[It's hard to see the Gateway Mesa entrance (especially coming from Franktown),
but the entrance has brown signs in both directions.]
DeLorme 51:B4
Roads of Colorado 81:E4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:G11
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Gateway Natural Area

From Interstate 25, take Fort Collins Exit 269A.
Travel 1.7 miles West on Hwy 14 to North Timberline Road.
Drive 1.1 miles North on N. Timberline Road to East Vine Drive.
Travel 2.5 miles West on E. Vine Drive to Highway 287 (College Drive).
Drive 1.4 miles North on Hwy 287 which connects with Hwy 14 at CR 1.
From Hwy 14 and CR 1, continue west 5.0 miles on Hwy 14 to Natural Area.
(Fee Area: 2013, $5 parking fee)
DeLorme 20:C1
Roads of Colorado 48:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 49:F7
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Gateway Sewer Treatment Plant

From Gateway, go west on Highway 141 and cross Dolores River bridge.
After bridge turn right (North) on CR 4.1.
Travel approximately 1.0 miles and look for building on left (west).
Turn right (east) and drive to plant and into trees.

Lucy's Warbler 4/22/2008:
Last observed singing west of Plant.
DeLorme 54:C1
Roads of Colorado 104:B2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 94:A2
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Gaynor Lakes

Interstate 25 to Highway 52 (exit 235)
West on HW 52 to HW 287 (6.5 miles)
North on HW 287 to Oxford Road (2.0 miles)
West on Oxford to property.
Gaynor Lake North of Oxford;
Little Gaynor Lake South of Oxford & a little further west.
DeLorme 30:C2
Roads of Colorado 64:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Genesee Mountain Park

Travel Interstate 70 west out of Denver.
Take Genesee Mountain Exit 254 (west side of Denver is MM 260).
Drive South over Overpass and turn west (right).
Follow the Road to End at Genesee Mountain Park.

N 39 42.162 W 105 17.737 Elev: 7772'

Williamson's Sapsucker Nest (2007): N 39 41.992 W 105 17.477 Elev: 8050'

Top Genesee Mt: N 39.42.185 W 105 17.569 Elev: 8196'

To Search for American Three-toed Woodpecker 7/24/2008:
Get to Beaver Creek Trail by driving to end of Stapleton Drive.
(See directions below for Scott's Oriole)
Hike main trail (Left of the trail with railings).
Woodpecker was 100 feet from Trailhead.

To Search for Scott's Oriole 2007:
Go west on Interstate 70; get off at the next exit AFTER Genesee Mountain
exit 254. This exit (probably 253) has signs for Chief Hosa Lodge and
Stapleton Drive. At the stop sign turn right, then right again onto a
gravel road (Stapleton Drive) that parallels I 70. The road makes a
sweeping, almost U-turn to the left and starts down a hill. In about 100
yards you will see a parking area on the left (with a Denver Mtn. Parks
outhouse below the parking lot). Park there. Walk down Stapleton Drive a
couple of hundred yards to the first set of houses, on the right. A sort
of entrance gate there announces a "Private Drive." Selbys live in the
first house on the right.
DeLorme 39:C7
Roads of Colorado 80:B2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 74:C6
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Georgia Pass & Michigan Creek Road

From Highway 285 and C470 on the west side of Denver,
Drive 52.0 miles southwest on Hwy 285 to Jefferson.
Travel northwest on CR 35 (Michigan Creek Road).

To Search for American Three-toed Woodpeckers
at their traditional location (and 7/6).
Drive 4.1 miles pass the gate to Michigan Creek Campground.
There is a gravel road heading south here.
Walk up trail for about 200 yards and check trees to west.
(NOTE: ATTW are easier to find at Pine Valley Ranch Park).
DeLorme 48:A3
Roads of Colorado 79:D4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 73:F11
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Glade Lake and Glade Park

From Cortez, take highway 666 North for 18.0 miles.
Continue North on Montezuma County Road 16.
After 4.7 miles, turn East on Dolores County Road S.
Follow CR S to Lone Dome Wildlife Area.
Continue East over Dolores River to Forest Road 504.
Travel North (turn left) 13.2 miles on FR 504 to Glade Lake.
(Glade Lake is approximately 1.0 miles past FR 514.)

To search for Nashville Warbler & Blackburnian Warbler 8/26/2010:
Search 10.5 miles from the Bradfield Bridge on Forest Road 504
headed to The Glade. A culvert at this point drains a dry creek
under the road. Near the pool on the west side of the road.
DeLorme 74:B3

Directions: From Lone Dome SWA, continue east across the river
to the junction with FR 504 (.5 miles); turn left.
(Bradford Bridge is over the Dolores River)
Glade Lake is on the east side of 504, about 1 m past
the turnoff to FR 514, some ten miles from Lone Dome.
Continue North to Glade Park Area.
DeLorme 64:B3
Roads of Colorado 137:D1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 108:E5
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Glade Road

From Interstate 25, take Highway 34, exit 257.
Drive West approximately 10.7 miles on Hwy 34 to Larimer County Road 27.
Travel North approximately 1.0 miles on CR 27 to West CR 24H.
Drive East approx. 0.7 miles on CR 24H to 25E
Drive North on CR 25E (Glade Road)

Possible Smith's Longspur: 40.4380306,-105.1825583
DeLorme 54:A3
Roads of Colorado 89:D3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 82:E4
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Glenmere Park, Greeley

From Interstate 25, take Highway 34, Exit 257.
Drive East on Hwy 34, stay on right fork Hwy 34 (not Business 34, left fork).
Again at Intersection with 20th Street, stay on Hwy 34 (right fork).
At 23 Avenue, turn South (Note streets run east-west; avenues, north-south).
At 16th Street, turn East and drive to 15th avenue.
Travel South on 15th avenue to Glenmere Street.
Drive West on Glenmere to Park.

To view Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 6/27/2011 (Bob Shade):
Find the culvert draining into the pond in the SW corner.
To the left is a low row of willows. Stand to the left of that.
Notice the Wood Duck nest box, currently being used by starlings.
Go 12-15 feet to the left of that, pan up to about 3/5 the height
of the nearest willow tree and you will see the bird incubating.

From North side: tallest tree/west end of island;
2/3 way up, right side of tree)
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 64:B1

Great Lawn Park

From Interstate 225, take Alameda Avenue, Exit 8.
Travel 3.6 miles West on Alameda Avenue to Fairmount Drive.
Drive North on Fairmount to Lowry Blvd.
Travel east on Lowry Blvd to Park.


DeLorme 40:C3
Roads of Colorado 81:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C10
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Great Plains Conservation Center

From Interstate 225, take Iliff Avenue Exit 5.
Travel East on E. Iliff Avenue which becomes E. Jewell Avenue.
Great Plains Park is approximately 4.0 miles East of I225.

Alternately, take E470 (toll road) to Exit 16.
Travel approx. 1.5 miles West on E. Jewell Avenue to Park.
N 39 40.862 W 104 45.048 Elev: 5686'
DeLorme 41:C4
Roads of Colorado 81:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C12

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Greater Sage-Grouse Leks

Out of Craig, turn North on CO 13
You will go 25 to 30 miles North of Craig

Lek Near Timberlake Lek (ACTIVE 2010)
Drive West on CR 3 for 2.1 miles to dirt road
(road goes north just before second cattle guard.)
The lek is visible, though distant, looking north from this point.
Those with high clearance vehicles should be able to drive north
approximately 0.5 miles to a fence marked Private Property.
The road up to that point, I believe, is on public land.

Mud Springs Lek (NOT ACTIVE) (CR 110 closed) BUT
One Sage-Grouse heard on East side of HW 13 on 4/23
Turn West on Moffat County Road 110
Lek is on North side of road, approximately 1.0 mile

Four Mile Creek Lek (NOT ACTIVE)
CO 13, 3.0 miles North of CR 4 turnoff
Check sagebrush covered hillside on East side of road

Lodge Pole Lek (NOT ACTIVE)
Lek is West of CO 13, just before CR 4 turnoff

Sagebrush habitat
CO 13, 3.0 miles North of CR 110 to CR 3
Turn West on CR 3
Go 3.3 miles to CR 140
Turn Southwest (Left), go 0.4 miles (road blocked by barbed wire fence
Lek is south by southwest 0.4 miles (viewed with scope, do not trespass)
DeLorme 15:D5
Roads of Colorado 27:E3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 44:B4

Coalmont Greater Sage-Grouse Lek
NOTE: THIS SITE NO LONGER HAS PUBLIC ACCESS
From Walden, take highway 14 (from its junction with hwy 125)
Go West and South to County Road 26 (14.5 miles)
Turn West (Right) to area marked by a sign on your right (1.6 miles)
Parking and viewing area (0.3 miles)
Lek 100 yards to East

Fastest route from Denver, take Interstate 70 to Dillon
Drive North on highway 9 to Kremmling
Take Highway 40 North out of Kremmling toward Steamboat Springs.
Just before Rabbit Ears Pass, take highway 14 toward Walden.
Drive 11 miles to the town of Spicer
Continue on highway 14, 7 miles further to County Road 26.
Turn left on CR 26 and drive 1.6 miles to road to lek (on right).

Newest Lek off CR 26:
N 40 30.694 W 106 00.630 Elev:
DeLorme 17:D6
Roads of Colorado 46:A3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 46:G5
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Green Ridge Glade Reservoir

From Interstate 25, take Loveland Exit 257.
Travel approximately 12.0 miles West on Highway 34 to Larimer County Road 29.
Drive approx. 2.0 miles North on CR 29 to Reservoir.
DeLorme 30:A1
Roads of Colorado 48:B4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:A7
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Green Valley Recreation Center Pond

From Interstate 70, east of Denver, take Tower Road Exit 286.
Travel approximately 1.0 miles North on Tower Road to 49th Avenue
(Behind and just north of King Soopers Grocery Store).
Drive 0.1 miles east on 41st Avenue to Recreation Center.
DeLorme 41:B4
Roads of Colorado 81:E1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:B12
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Greenwood Village

From I25, south of I225, take exit 198 for Orchard Road
Turn right (West) at East Orchard Road
Turn left (South) at first traffic light onto Greenwood Plaza Blvd
Destination will be on the left, 5995 Orchard Place
DeLorme 40:C3
Roads of Colorado 81:D3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:D10
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Greenwood Village Park

From Interstate 25 and 225; North on I 225 to Parker Road Exit
From Interstate 70 and 225; South on I225 to Parker Road Exit
East on Parker Road, turn south (right) at second stop light east of I225 bridge.
Follow road south and west over dam.
Greenwood Village Park is at the south end of the dam.
DeLorme 40:C3
Roads of Colorado 81:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:D11
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Glasser Reservoir

From Interstate 25, Take Highway 128, Exit 223
Drive West on Hwy 128 2.5 miles to Lowell Blvd
Travel North on Lowell Blvd 3.0 miles to West 144th Avenue.
Then turn West (Left) on 144th toward Sheridan Blvd.
(View from Northeast corner of Holy Family High School Parking Area
DeLorme 40:A2
Roads of Colorado 65:D4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:G9
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Golden Gate Canyon State Park & White Ranch Open Space

Interstate 70 West to Exit 265
Take Colorado 58 to City of Golden (4.7 miles)
Turn North (Right) on CO 93
Travel 1.3 miles to Golden Gate Canyon Road
Turn West (Left) to Park (15.0 miles)

To search for American Three-toed Woodpecker 7/8/2010:
Park at Panorama Point.
Walk down Raccon Trail (down slope behind lookout platform).
Becomes wide dirt road and opens out at bottom in a meadow.
(Trail from Reverend Ridge Campground comes in from left).
North side of Reverend Ridge trail has tall isolated Aspen tree.
Nest hole 40 feet up faces trail.

White Ranch can be reached from C0 93 and Golden Gate Canyon Road
Travel 4.5 miles up Golden Gate Canyon Road (from Highway 93)
Turn Right on Crawford Gulch Road and drive 4.1 miles to park.

To Search for Northern Pygmy-Owl 12/2/2006
Owl was observed 2.4-2.7 miles up Crawford Gulch Road
from intersection with Golden Gate Canyon Road.
(Crawford GR is approx. 4.0 miles up Golden Gate CR from Hwy 93).

Turn Right on Crawford Gulch Road and go 2.5 miles to pullover.
Opposite pullover is old coffee cup on a fence post.
DeLorme 40:C1
Roads of Colorado 80:A1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 74:A5
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Golden Ponds & Boulder County Fairgrounds

From Interstate 25, take Highway 119 (Exit 240)
Drive West into Longmont and continue West past Main Street (approx. 7 miles) on 3rd street (same road)
At Hover Road (approx. 2 miles), continue West into Park and Golden Ponds
Trees along creek are good for Warblers and other migrating birds.

From Boulder, take Diagonal Highway 119 to Hover Road.
Turn North on Hover Blvd and drive to 3rd street.
Turn West into Park from here and drive to property.

St. Vrain Greenway continues east from park toward Boulder County Fairgrounds.

Best route to miss Longmont traffic:
From Interstate 25, take Highway 52, Exit 235.
Travel approx. 6.5 miles West on Hwy 52 to Hwy 287.
Drive approx. 3.5 miles North on Hwy 287 to Pike Road.
Travel approx. 1.5 miles West on Pike Road to N. 95th Street.
Drive approx. 1.5 miles North on N. 95th Street to Rogers Road.
(N. 95th Street becomes S. Hover St. at Diagonal Highway)
Drive East on Rogers Road to Pond.
Golden Ponds: N 40 10.136 W 105 08.143 Elev: 5101'

Swamp Sparrow 10/22: Walk along the marshy area along the bike path that runs West-East from the river
White-throated Sparrow 10/22: go to the Lykins Gulch section of the park and walk around to the area near the private pond
DeLorme 30:C2
Roads of Colorado 64:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:D8
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City of Golden Wetlands Mitigation Trail

From Interstate 70, take Highway 6, Exit 262.
Follow Hwy West 6th northwest to Golden.
In 3.5 miles, turn Northeast (Right) on 19th Street.
Take 19th Street for 0.3 miles to Illinois Street.
Turn Right and travel southeast on Illinois St.
Park at end of paved road (next to golf course).

Hike westward on gravel road to cement bike path (less than 0.4 miles).
Cement Bike Path continues west under Highway 6 and
also runs North-South along eastern side of Hwy 6.
DeLorme 40:C1
Roads of Colorado 80:B1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:B7
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Goldfield & Victor

From Woodland Park, travel approx. 7.0 miles along Hwy 24 to Hwy 67.
Drive South approx. 13.5 miles on Hwy 67 to CR 81
Travel 5.5 miles on CR 81 to Goldfield.
Continue 1.5 miles on CR 81 to Victor.
DeLorme 62:C2
Roads of Colorado 112:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 89:H7
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Gold Hill Road

From Boulder drive North on Highway 36.
Lefthand Canyon Drive is 6.3 miles North of Jay Road.
(Approximately 6.7 miles North of Iris Road/Diagonal Highway)

From Interstate 25, take Exit 243.
Drive West 14.0 miles on Highway 66 to Highway 36.
Turn South on Hwy 36 and drive 6.0 miles to Lefthand Canyon.

At Lefthand Canyon Drive travel approximately 10.1 miles to Lickskillet Road.
Drive 5.4 miles south on Lickskillet Road (name changes to
Gold Run Road/Boulder Street) to Fourmile Canyon Drive.
Travel 1.1 miles on Fourmile Canyon Road to Wallstreet.

American Three-toed Woodpeckers 7/19/2011:
There is a muddy flat area on the right side of the road
where it appeared a truck got stuck. At least 2 and probably
more American Three-toed woodpeckers were working the trees
looking for smoked grubs and fire roasted bark beetles.
They seemed to return to an Aspen tree near the road and
might have a nest.
DeLorme 29:D7
Roads of Colorado 64:A3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 62:F5
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Gore Pass

From Interstate 70, take Highway 9 (Exit 205).
Drive 40 miles North on Hwy 9 to Kremmling.
From Hwy 9 & Hwy 40, travel 6.5 miles North on Hwy 40 to Highway 134.
Travel 11.0 miles West on Hwy 134 to Gore Pass Summit.

To approach from West, take I70, Wolcott Exit 157.
Travel 33.5 miles North on Hwy 131 to Toponas.
Drive 15.6 miles West on Hwy 134 to Gore Pass Summit.

American Three-toed Woodpeckers 8/19/2013:
(2) Sheep Creek
(3) Gore Creek
(1) Rock Creek
DeLorme 27:D5
Roads of Colorado 62:A2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Gould Reservoir

From Crawford, drive south 8.0 miles on Highway 92 to Reservoir.
DeLorme 57:D5
Roads of Colorado 107:E3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 96:B5
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Granada Wildlife Area

From Highway 50 and Highway 385 in Granada,
Drive North on Highway 385 to Half Street (first road north of railroad tracks)
Travel East on Half Street for 1.5 miles to property.
DeLorme 103:D5
Roads of Colorado 134:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 107:A9
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Grand County Road 14S (149 Road)

From Highway 40 and Hwy 9 in Kremmling;
Travel approx. 1.7 miles West and North on Hwy 40 to County Road 14.
Drive approx. 2.5 miles West on CR 14 to forks in road.
Take left fork 14S Road (also called 149 Road).
Drive South on 149 Road (Not always drivable, closed in bad weather).
DeLorme 27:D6
Roads of Colorado 61:F3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 60:F5
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Grand County Road 39 Meadow

From Highway 40 and County Road 39 a few miles east of Kremmling,
Travel south on CR 39, drive down a hill and cross a large wet meadow.

To search for Least Flycatcher 6/22/2013, Roger Linfield:
At far end of meadow, pass a house on the left and then enter deciduous woods.
Least Flycatcher was about 100 feet left of the road and
about 100 feet in from the edge of the meadow."
DeLorme 27:D7
Roads of Colorado 62:A3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 61:F7
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Grand Junction Airport

From Interstate 70, take Horizon Drive Exit 31.
Drive North Toward Airport.
Parking Area located on west side of Horizon Drive.
DeLorme 43:D4
Roads of Colorado 89:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Grand Junction Audubon Society's Office

From Interstate 70 in Grand Junction, take Business 70, exit 26.
Drive South on Bus 70 to West Grand Avenue.
Travel West on W. Grand Avenue (turns into Broadway Avenue)
Turn North on Monument Road and continue to Dike Road.
Drive North on Dike Road to Office at 610 Dike Road.
DeLorme 42:D3
Roads of Colorado 89:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 82:C5
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Grand Junction BLM Office

From Interstate 70, take Horizon Drive Exit 31.
Drive Approx. 1.0 mile North and East to County Road H.
Parking Area located on west side of Horizon Drive.
DeLorme 43:D4
Roads of Colorado 89:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Grand Junction Wildlife Area

From Interstate 70, take Exit 28 (24 Road).
Drive 1.5 miles South on 24 Road to Highway 50/6.
Travel 2.5 miles Southeast on Hwy 50 to 1st & Grand Avenue.
Go West across Bridge to Redlands on Highway 340 (Broadway).

In approx. 0.9 miles, turn Left on Monument Road (2nd stoplight)
Then in 300 yards turn Left again on D Road.
(D Road turns into Rosevale Road); continue on Rosevale Road.
In approx. 0.8 miles from Monument Rd, turn Left onto C1/2 Road.
Follow C1/2 Road to where it corners with 25 3/4 Road.
Broad-tailed Hummingbird was reported 7/30 at 25 3/4 & C 1/4 Roads.
DeLorme 43:D4
Roads of Colorado 89:D3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Grand Junction

From Interstate 70, take Exit 26 and drive East on Highway 6
Take Highway 50 South (Right) from Highway 6 and drive approx. 2.3 miles to Redlands Parkway
Travel Southwest on Redlands Parkway to South Camp Road (continuing on when Redlands becomes S. Broadway).
Drive South approx. 0.4 miles on S. Camp Road to Renaissance Blvd.
Travel East less than 0.1 miles on Renaissance Blvd to Tuscany.
Drive South On Tuscany to 2217 Tuscany.

Morning is the best time to see the bird as it may not be present for long periods during mid day.
I suggest leaving the bird to feed undisturbed in late afternoon. There is seating on the patio
but you might want to be prepared with a folding chair. The courtyard is intimate and the feeders
close so a quiet atmosphere may be important to seeing the bird. She often perches deep in the
aspen at the west end of the court yard.
DeLorme 42:D3
Roads of Colorado 89:D3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 82:C5
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Grand Junction Yard

From I-70 take the Horizon Drive exit south to the 12th Street roundabout,
go south on 12th to Patterson, then east to 15th, then north to Ridge Drive.
The address is 1650 Ridge Drive. From Patterson, go north on 15th Street to
Ridge Drive. Turn right on Ridge Drive, 1650 is on the left.
DeLorme 44:D4
Roads of Colorado 89:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 82:C6
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Lake Granby, Grand Lake & Shadow Mountain Reservoir

Take Interstate 70 to Highway 40 (exit 233)
Travel North to Highway 34 (just north of Granby)
Drive northeast on Highway 34 past Lake Granby approximately 14 miles.
Turn onto the main road that leads to Grand Lake.

Shadow Mountain Reservoir is connected to Grand Lake by a channel.

For best viewing locations:
At the first opportunity, turn right and pass the post office and a school.
At the stop sign by the school, turn right, then left onto Lakeside Drive.
Follow this street as it parallels Shadow Mountain Reservoir on your right.
Go over a slight rise and down the other side, and turn right to cross the
bridge. You may park along the side of the road. There is almost always
a large area of open water on the right in Shadow Mountain Reservoir.

To reach the Grand Lake end of the channel, go back to the street that you
just left and turn right. At the first opportunity, turn right again and
there will very soon be a parking lot on the right that is labeled
Point Park. Park here and walk a short distance to the foot bridge.
From the bridge you can look out over Grand Lake, and there is usually
a large area of open water here.
DeLorme 28:C4
Roads of Colorado 63:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Grand Lake Ponds

From Highway 34, North of Grand Lake, take County Road 491.
(This is across from Western Entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park)
Drive west on CR 491 to CR 492.
Turn west on CR 492 and drive 1/4 mile to ponds.
DeLorme 28:C4
Roads of Colorado 63:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Grand Mesa (North Section)

From Interstate 70, Exit 49, Head South on Highway 65.
Grand Mesa National Forest is approx. 20.0 miles South.

To search for Boreal Owls:
Stop at various pullovers from Campgrounds to
Visitor's Center to South:
N 39 03.4005 W 108 03.7525 Elev: 10093'
N 39 03.5781 W 108 03.2445 Elev: 10143'
N 39 01.6329 W 108 01.8243 Elev: 10875'
N 39 02.1966 W 108 00.6638 Elev: 10506'
N 39 02.6209 W 107 59.3671 Elev: 10563'
N 39 02.4209 W 107 59.2181 Elev: 10347'
N 39 02.3685 W 107 58.9430 Elev: 10298'
N 39 02.4366 W 107 58.6738 Elev: 10324'
DeLorme 43:C6
Roads of Colorado 90:A2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 83:B9
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Grand Mesa (South Section)

From Highway 50 & Hwy 92 in Delta,
Travel less than 4.0 miles East on Hwy 92 to Hwy 65.
Then 22.0 miles or more North on Hwy 65 to the Grand Mesa.
DeLorme 56:A2
Roads of Colorado 90:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 84:E1
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Grandview Cemetery and Fort Collins City Park

From Interstate 25, take Highway 14 (exit 269; Mulberry Street) west
Travel West on Mulberry Street cross College Avenue in 4.0 miles,
Continue 2.0 miles past College Avenue, turn North on N. Taft Hill Road
Then in approx. 0.5 miles, Turn East on LaPorte Avenue
Then turn south on Grandview Avenue to Cemetery entrance.

To Search for Black-throated Green Warbler 10/21/2012:
American Elm on Frey Avenue due north of the Trolley House
(which is on Mountain Avenue just east of the Grandview Cemetery
entrance at the west terminus of Mountain Avenue).

City Park is to the southeast; checking Sheldon Lake in park can be productive.
DeLorme 20:D2
Roads of Colorado 48:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 49:F8
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Grandview Cemetery, Wray

From Highway 385 and Highway 34 in Wray,
Travel approximately 0.3 miles East on Hwy 34 to Main Street.
Drive South approx. 0.2 miles on Main Street to Cemetery Road.
Continue approx. 0.6 miles on Cemetery Road to Grandview Cemetery.
DeLorme 102:D2
Roads of Colorado 70:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 55:F10
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Graneros Gorge

In order to arrive safely, take exit 71 off I-25 just south of Colorado City.
You’ll see a highway sign for the gorge at the top of the exit. Head east, over the
highway, and then north on the frontage road. Here’s where it gets a little tricky.
The pavement ends quickly and abruptly. You’ll be traveling on dirt and gravel
from here on in (oddly enough, the roads are organized and include fire hydrants
as this area was zoned and planned as a neighborhood in the late 60s).

Continue to follow the road until it splits at a “Y”. Take the right branch and
continue on along for about a half-mile. The gorge will still be hidden by trees and
brush, but you’ll find a spot that looks like it was made to turn around. Stop there
and walk east for just a hundred feet or so…and there it is.

When you visit, be sure to follow the directions below carefully because the
gorge itself is privately held and trespassing strictly forbidden. But the gazebo
(or, more appropriately, what’s left of the gazebo) and the land on the west side
is owned by the Colorado City Metro District and you are free to explore and
gaze down several hundred feet into the earth.

Be sure to stay well back from the edge, however as more than one soul has
been lost along the bouldered ledges and crags. In recent years, a man fell to
his death in September 2000 and another in March 2004 (you can still see the
memorial plaque placed in his memory).

Because it does not lie in the public trust, very little of the interior of the gorge
has been explored in recent years. It is believed that this area was prime hunting
and camping areas for Comanche Indians for over 200 years!
DeLorme 83:A4
Roads of Colorado 129:E4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 115:C11
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Granger Bridge

From the Center of Del Norte, Highway 160 & Highway 112.
Travel approximately 9.0 West on Highway 160 to Rio Grande County Road 18.
Drive approx. 0.8 miles North on CR 18 to the Granger Bridge over Rio Grande River.
DeLorme 79:C5
Roads of Colorado 141:F2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 112:F5
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Granite

Interstate 70 to Exit 171 (Highway 24); travel south through Leadville.
Drive to Granite (18.0 miles south of Leadville; 3.0 miles south of highway 82; Independence Pass Road)

Swarm of all three species 1/2/2011 at Granite.
The site used is 0.4 down Chaffee Co. Road 397
From County Road 396 (o.6 from US 24).

Travel south through Granite and cross the only one lane bridge across river.
Turn left (East) and drive 0.4 miles to house on the right (south) with many feeders.
This is private property, please bird from the little road.
DeLorme 47:D7
Roads of Colorado 94:B3
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Grant Frontier Park

From Interstate 25, take West Evans Avenue, Exit 203.
Drive 3.4 miles West on W. Evans Avenue to S. Platte River Drive.
Park is just south of Intersection.

Barrow's Goldeneye (12/12/2009) pair seen just north of W. Evans Avenue.

DeLorme 40:C2
Roads of Colorado 81:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C9
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Grasmera Lake at Washington Park

From Interstate 25, take East Louisiana Avenue, Exit 206.
Travel 02. miles East on Downing to Park (at South Downing Street).
(West lake is Grasmera Lake; East Lake is Smith Lake).
DeLorme 40:C3
Roads of Colorado 81:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C9
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Greater Prairie-Chicken

Finding Greater Prairie Chickens not on Lek is quite difficult
One fair spot, especially after a dusting of snow is the corn field below:
Take Interstate 76 to exit 149
Go South on Highway 55 (Fleming Road)
Travel 4.6 miles to Logan County Road 46
Turn Left (East) on CR 46; travel 3.8 miles to corn fields.
Up to 14 GPCH were observed here during last snow storm.

Latest spring 1999/2001/2004 sightings were found by parking at CR 46 and CR 89
I then walked west to dirt road that cuts corn fields in half
I walked 1.0 miles North to last cultivated field
A male GRPC was booming in tall circle of yellow grass to the west

Seven birds were observed after a fall snow storm on 11/23/2001.
One bird was observed on 11/24/2001.
Fourteen+ birds were observed after a fall snow storm in November 2002.
One bird was observed on 12/4/2002.
DeLorme 95:A7
Roads of Colorado 70:C1
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Great Sand Dunes National Monument

From Fort Garland (Highways 160 & 159)
Drive West 10.5 miles to Highway 150.
Travel 26.5 miles North on Hwy 150 to Sand Dunes.
DeLorme 81:C6
Roads of Colorado 143:F4
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Great Western Oil Reservoir

Quickest route from Denver
Take Interstate 76 East and North to Weld County Road 49 (exit 34)
Go North on CR 49 to Highway 34 (pass within two miles of Latham Reservoir)
Turn Right (East) on HW 34 to HW 37 (At Kersey)
Go North on Highway 37
In three miles turn Right (East) on 37/263
Turn Right (North and East) on HW 392 (just past Gill)
Private Reservoir, scope from pullover.
Follow 392 to 0.8 miles North of CR 66.
DeLorme 31:A7
Roads of Colorado 50:A3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 50:H3
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Great Western Reservoir

From the Boulder Turnpike, take Wadsworth Blvd Exit.
Drive South on Wadsworth Blvd a short distance to Highway 128.
Travel West 3.8 miles on Hwy 128 to Indiana Street.
Drive South on Indiana Street to Reservoir.

From Interstate 70, take Ward Exit 266.
Travel North on Ward (Highway 72)
(In approximately 2.6 miles) West 64th Avenue, continue West on Hwy 72.
(In approximately 1.4 miles) Indiana Street, continue North on Hwy 72.
Continue North on Indian Street (after Hwy 72 turns West).
(Reservoir is approximately 6.0 miles North of Indiana & 64th Avenue).
DeLorme 40:A2
Roads of Colorado 64:C4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:H8
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Greeley Blackburnian Warbler

From Interstate 25, take Highway 34, Exit 257.
Drive East on Hwy 34, stay on right fork Hwy 34 (not Business 34, left fork).
Again at Intersection with 20th Street, stay on Hwy 34 (right fork).
At 23 Avenue, turn South (Note streets run east-west; avenues, north-south).
At 16th Street, turn East and drive to 22nd avenue.
Travel North on 22nd avenue to 15th Street.
Drive West on Glenmere to Park.

Blackburnian Warbler 11/19/2011:
The bird is viewable from the alley on the north side of the house.
The pines somewhat overtop the alley and if you park on 22nd or just
into the alley e of 22nd Ave. at the northwest corner of their backyard,
you may be able to view the bird from your car. It also comes down out
of the pine trees and has been seen on several occasions in a grape vine
heavily-laden with fruit growing on a low fence on the north side of the
alley opposite the northeast corner of the Dick's back fence. This grape
vine would also be viewable from a car parked in the alley just east of 22nd.
Neighbors are aware of birders visiting; please respect private property.
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 64:B1

Greeley Eurasian-Collared Doves

Doves are found at various locations in the Greeley Area:

1. Maxfield observed 8 Eurasian-collared Doves again east of Greeley.
Take U.S. 85 on east side of Greeley to 8th St. exit. Go East to Fern Ave.
which is right across from National Guard HQ(about 3 mi. east of U.S.85),
south across the Poudre River. Just south of river crossing Doves were seen in
tall tree just west and south of the bridge. If not found there, go to next
right turn, approx. 1/4 mile, turn right on 16th St. and check trees and
yards on both sides up to top of hill. Good time seems to be 10-12 in a.m
when they are warming in the sun.

2. Lynn Grove Cemetery

3. Approx. the South Platte River and 37th Street in Evans
From Interstate 25, take Highway 34 (Exit 257) West toward Greeley
Take Highway 34 Bypass in 5 miles (right fork, not Hwy 34 left fork)
Turn South on Highway 85 (in approx. 11 miles)
37th Avenue in Evans is approx. 1 mile South of Highway 34 Bypass
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:F4
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Gravel Pond East of 35th Road, at Poudre River, Greeley

From Greeley, take Highway 85 North of Greeley to O Street
Take O Street, west to 35th Road (Approximately 2 miles)
Drive South 0.5 miles on 35th Road to the Poudre River.

From Interstate 25, take Highway 34 (Exit 257) West toward Greeley
Stay on Highway 34 (left fork at 6 miles, not Hwy 34 bypass, right fork)
(Note: you actually make a right turn which then goes left)
Turn North on 35th Road (approximately 7.5 miles)
Poudre River and Gravel Pond less than 2 miles North.
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:A12
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Greeley Open Space

From Interstate 25, take Highway 34 (Exit 257) West toward Greeley
Stay on Business Highway 34 (right fork at 6 miles, not Hwy 34 left fork)
Continue on Business Hwy 34 for another 9.0 miles to 35th Avenue.
Open Space is south of Hwy 34, behind Home Depot.
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:E4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:B12
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Greeley Poudre River Trail

From Greeley, take Highway 85 North of Greeley to O Street
Take O Street, west to 35th Road (Approximately 2 miles)
Drive South 0.5 miles on 35th Road to the Poudre River.

From Interstate 25, take Highway 34 (Exit 257) West toward Greeley
Stay on Highway 34 (left fork at 5 miles, not Hwy 34 bypass, right fork)
Turn North on 35th Road (approximately 6 miles)
Poudre River and Gravel Pond less than 2 miles North.
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Greeley Yard

Call first: Norma Erickson: 970-356-0400
16691 Longs Peak Road
Near Highway 392 & Weld County Road 35.

From Interstate 25, take Exit 262.
Travel East on Highway 392 toward County Road 35.
Drive approximately 13.3 miles East to Longs Peak Road.
Take Longs Peak Road North to Yard.
DeLorme 31:A5
Roads of Colorado 49:E3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 49:H12
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Garden Acres Park

From Interstate 25, take Highway 119, Exit 240.
Drive West approx. 8.0 miles on Hwy 119 (continues as 3rd street) to South Hover Road.
Travel 2.0 miles North on Hover Road to 21st Avenue.
Drive 0.5 miles East on 21st Avenue to Park.
Travel North on Lakeshore Drive to Lake.
DeLorme 30:C1
Roads of Colorado 64:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:E8

Greenhorn Creek

From Interstate 25 take Colorado City Exit 74.
Drive West approximately 5.3 miles on highway 165 to Beverly Drive
Turn Back East on Highway for approximately 0.5 miles to unnamed Drive.
This area is reached on an unnamed road just east of this junction.

To search for Red-eyed Vireo 8/3/2015 (Dave Silverman):
Greenhorn Creek Diversion Gate just SW of MP#32 Hwy 165,
Colorado City(present since late June).

DeLorme 83:A4
Roads of Colorado 129:E4
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Greenhorn Meadows Park

From Interstate 25, take Colorado City Exit 74
Drive West on Highway 165 for 3 or 4 miles.
Best to park at bridge over creek on Greenhorn Rd, (Highway l8l)
shortly after turning left off CSH l65.
Walk downstream into steep canyon. The Carolina Wren is found
between the bridge and the campground about 1/3 miles downstream.
DeLorme 83:A4
Roads of Colorado 129:E4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Greenlee Preserve and Waneka Lake

From the Boulder Turnpike (Highway 36), take the Broomfield Exit
Drive North on Highway 287 (becomes South Public in Lafayette)
Turn left (West) on West Emma which is off of South Public in old town Lafayette.
Take West Emma until it dead ends at a small park at the lake.

To reach Greenlee Preserve directly:
Continue north on Hwy 287 to West Baseline Road.
Travel 0.7 miles west on Baseline Road to Gold Hill Road.
Drive South one block on Gold Hill Road to Salina Street.
Then east one block on Salina to South Fork Drive.
Park near intersection and walk east on trail.

To search for Harris's Sparrow 3/25:
Take trail east 100 feet to when it turns south.
Sparrow was in this area.
N 39 59.874 W 105 06.965 Elev: 5580'
DeLorme 40:A2
Roads of Colorado 64:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:G8
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Green Mountain Falls

From Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs, take Highway 24 (Exit 141)
Travel West to Green Mountain Falls Road (approx. 13.7 miles)
Turn South (Left) on GMF Road and drive to Hondo Drive (0.5 miles)
Turn South (Right) on Hondo Drive and take to Falls (0.8 miles)

Check Feeders and Dead Trees at two houses North of Falls
(This would be back where you came from; approx. one city block).
This area is good for mountain species.
Look above Green Mountain Falls (not town, but Falls) for Black Swift in season.
DeLorme 62:A2
Roads of Colorado 97:D4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 89:E9
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Green Mountain Reservoir

Take Interstate 70 to Dillon
Take Exit 205 and travel north on Colorado highway 9
Reservoir is about 15 miles north of Silverthorne.

Cow Creek South loop area:
Located along Hwy 9, 28.5 miles north of I70
N 39 49.6210 W 106 12.9120 Elev:
DeLorme 38:B1
Roads of Colorado 62:B4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 73:A8
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Gregory Canyon

From Boulder Turnpike (highway 36) into Boulder
Take Baseline Road West (Left) to Chautauqua Park (1.3 miles)
Continuing on Baseline, Gregory Canyon is 0.4 miles West to sign for parking
Turn South (Left) 0.2 to parking area (fee area)

Avoid fee by parking at Chautauqua Park
Walking trail along Baseline to Gregory Canyon Parking (0.6 miles)
After 0.3 miles you are walking along creek with birds!

McClintock trail of Chautauqua Park is below Orchestra area.
This trailhead starts northeast of restaurant.

Scarlet Tanager:
Continue up Gregory Canyon Trail past two wooden bridges.
pass telephone pole #50 and continue to telephone pole #2.
(In previous years it wandered between the two poles)
N 39 59.8485 W 105 17.5457 Elev: 5856'
DeLorme 30:D1
Roads of Colorado 64:B3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 62:G6
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Gress Reservoir

From Interstate 25, take Exit 265 (To Eaton, Severance)
Drive East 7.0 miles to Weld County Road 21.
Reservoir is in northeast corner of intersection.
DeLorme 20:D3
Roads of Colorado 49:E3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Grey Rock Commons Community

From Interstate 25, take Mulberry Exit 269B
Travel West on Mulberry to Taft Hill Drive.
Drive North on Taft (pass Vine/4 way stop).
Take first Left which is Liberty Drive.
Turn on Next Right, Briarwood into Grey Rock Commons Community
Visitors may ONLY park in those spots.

Check Commons for Tanager 12/20.
DeLorme 20:D2
Roads of Colorado 48:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas
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Gross Reservoir

From Golden, travel north 18.0 miles on highway 93 toward Boulder
From Boulder, drive west on Baseline Reservoir to Flagstaff Mountain Road.
Go 7.0 miles southwest to property.

From Denver, take Boulder Turnpike (highway 36) to Boulder and Baseline Road.
Turn west on Baseline Road to Flagstaff Mountain Road and then 7.0 miles to reservoir.
DeLorme 39:A7
Roads of Colorado 64:A4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 62:G5
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Groundhog Reservoir

From Dolores, travel 25.0 miles north on Forest Road 526 to FR 533
Turn northeast on CR 533 and drive 5.0 miles to property.
DeLorme 75:B6
Roads of Colorado 137:F1
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Guanella Pass and Campgrounds

NOTE: There is construction on Guanella Pass Road
north of the Power Plant. You can not get up the road AT:
Closed: 8:00 to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm

ALSO: They are closing the road for the winter
on 11/28/2008. Re-opening not determined yet.


Interstate 70 West to Georgetown (exit 228)
Travel through Downtown, West on Rose Avenue
Continue South on 2nd Avenue, Guanella Pass Road
This is also Forest Road 118
Summit about 14 miles south.

Though closed, birders have driven up the road
(check with Georgetown Visitor's Center first).
Several groups have driven to closed section of road.
They then snow shoed 2.4 miles up to Summit.
It is a difficult trek. Beware of changing weather conditions.
Up to 13 White-tailed Ptarmigan were found on two occasions.
4-wheel drive vehicle required for any attempt.

Campground is about 2 miles before (North) Guanella Pass Summit
Latest Three-toed Woodpecker sightings:
An Adult Female was feeding juvenile male bird along forest road & 0.1 miles south of CG entrance.
Birds worked favorite trees along forest road 118 and then flew to southwest corner of CG.
N 39 36.806 W 105 43.2306

Guanella Pass can also be reached from Grant:
Then drive North on Guanella pass Road about 14 miles to Summit.
Again road is officially closed.
At recently (3/22) birders drove up the road
to within 1.5 miles of the summit. Then hiked
the rest of the way. This was before our latest
snow storm which added 16 inches of snow to an already
rutted road. 4-wheel drive required for any attempt.
Eleven White-tailed Ptarmigan found on 3/22/2009
Beware of changing weather conditions before any attempt.
N 39 27.4695 W 105 39.7695 Elev: 9569'
Highway 285 South out of Denver to Grant,
Summit: N 38 35.7314 W 105 42.6623 Elev: 11689'
DeLorme 39:D5
Roads of Colorado 79:E3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 74:D2
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Gulnare Site

From Interstate I25, Take Exit 34.
Travel to West Aguilar.
Take Main Street to San Antonio Avenue
Travel South on San Antonio Avenue to 43.7 Road
Drive 8.4 miles Southwest on 43.7 Road to Gulnare.
Take 46.0 Road West from Gulnare to 29.1 Road.

Lewis's Woodpecker (8/30/2013):
Along 46 Road, east of 29.1, west of Gulnare.

Acorn Woodpecker (6/29-30/2004):
"South side of CR 46, 0.5 Km West of 29.1 Road."
DeLorme 93:B4
Roads of Colorado 161:F1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 128:C1
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Gunbarrel Commons Park

From the Diagonal Highway (Hwy 119) between Boulder and Longmont,
Take North 63rd Street South approximately 0.9 miles to Gunbarrel Avenue.
Drive West less than 0.3 miles on Gunbarrel Avenue to White Rock Circle.
Travel South approx. 0.1 miles on White Rock Circle to Park.
DeLorme 30:D1
Roads of Colorado 64:B3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:F7
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Gunbarrel Hill

From Boulder, take the Diagonal Highway (Hwy 119) toward Longmont.
Get off at Jay Road and Drive approximately 3.0 miles East to 75th Street.
Travel approx. 0.5 miles North on 75th Street to Heatherwood Drive.
Drive approx. 0.5 miles East on Heatherwood Drive to Cambridge Street.
Then approx. 0.3 miles North on Cambridge Street to Boulderado Drive.
Gunbarrel Hill is to the Northeast.
DeLorme 30:D1
Roads of Colorado 64:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:F7

Gunnison County Road 38

From Gunnison, take County Road 38 South from Highway 50.
You reach fork with CR 38A in about 9.0 miles.
Gunnison Sage-Grouse at and a little after the fork (both roads).

Latest: Several groups 1.0 & 2.0 miles South of Fork
DeLorme 68:A2
Roads of Colorado 108:C4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 97:D12
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Gunnison River Pleasure Park

From Delta, take Highway 92 east for 14.2 miles
(you'll pass the small town of Austin after 6.9 miles).
Turn right onto the dirt 2810 Road (just after mile marker 14)
when you see the sign for the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area
and the Gunnison River Pleasure Park. Drive the short distance down
the hill and turn right into the large parking lot.
38° 47'1021"N 107° 50'531"W
DeLorme 56:B3
Roads of Colorado 106:C1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 84:G4
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Gunnison Rosy Finches

From Highway 50 & Highway 135 (Main Street) in Gunnison;
Drive 7.3 miles North on Hwy 135 to Evelyn Lane.
Turn Left (West) on Evelyn Lane and check neighborhood around Debbi Way.
(Feeders 110 Evelyn Lane)
Also search Cranor Hill Road, & Antelope Hills Road.
N 38 37.928 W 106 52.390 Elev: 7988 ft
DeLorme 58:D2
Roads of Colorado 109:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 98:B1
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Gunnison Sage-Grouse Leks

Waunita Hot Springs Lek.
Travel 19 miles east of Gunnison on Highway 50
(From intersection of US Highway 50 & Rd 43; East on US 50 6.8 miles)
Turn Left (North) on Gunnison county Road 887 at sign for Waunita Hot Springs
Go 0.6 miles and park where road widens on the east, allowing cars to park safely.
Scope to East in the distant meadow. This is private property so don't leave the road!
Birds display anywhere from 0.3 to 1.0 miles up county road from highway 50.
N 38 29.3573 W 106 41.0204 Elev: 7366'
DeLorme 58:D2
Roads of Colorado 109:E4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 98:D4

Gunnison Water Treatment Plant

From Highway 50 and Hwy 135 in Gunnison,
Travel approx. 4.3 miles West on Hwy 50 to Gunnison County Road 32.
Drive South on County Road 32 about 1/2 mile to Wetlands.
Park by Wetlands and walk around Plant.
DeLorme 58:D2
Roads of Colorado 108:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 97:C11

Gurley Reservoir

From Norwood, drive east 1.7 miles on Highway 145 (S. Grand Avenue) toward Cedar Street.
Continue South on Hwy 145 (CR 44ZS) 6.7 miles to Dolores County Road S44.
Drive East 1.0 miles on CR S44 to Property.
DeLorme 65:D6
Roads of Colorado 121:F3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 109:B9
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Gustav-Swanson Natural Area

Beware of dubious neighborhood; several illegal circumstances in past few weeks!
From Interstate 25, take Mulberry street (exit 269) West
Turn North (Right) on Lemay Avenue
Turn West (Left) on Vine Drive
Turn South (Left) on Linden Street to Parking Area on Right
DeLorme 20:D2
Roads of Colorado 48:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 49:F8
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Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area

From Interstate 70, take Gypsum Exit (Exit 140)
Take the South side Frontage Road of I70 East to parking area.
DeLorme 36:C2
Roads of Colorado 76:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 71:D12
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