Birding Spots of Colorado


Jack Creek Trail

From Hwy 14 and Gould, take Jackson County Road 21 (Forest Road 758) south.
At 2.0 miles keep straight onto CR 21 (Forest Road 740).
At 3.0 miles road name changes to CR 21B.
At 4.6 miles bear right (south-west).
At 5.5 miles turn right (south) on Forest Road 740
at 5.6 miles road name changes to CR 21 (Forest Road 740).
At 8.2 miles turn left (south) on CR 21E (Forest Road 758).
At 11.2 miles stay on left fork and continue approx. 3.0 miles to trailhead.
NOTE: 4 wheel drive vehicle needed to reach trailhead.
DeLorme 28:E3
Roads of Colorado 47:D4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 61:A10
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Jackson County Cabin

From Highway 40 & Highway 14,
travel 6.5 miles East on Hwy 14 to mailboxes on right (south) side of Hwy 14.
Turn right (south), cross Grizzly Creek and go up the hill.
Veer left and take right fork in Road.
Cabin is first house on left (blue truck in driveway).
Owner invites birders on deck.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 5/26 is visiting feeders on both sides of deck
and on the ground under south side of deck.
DeLorme 27:A5
Roads of Colorado 45:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 60:A4
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Jackson County Road 26b Leks

From Hwy 14 & Hwy 125 in Walden,
Travel South approximately 15.5 miles on Hwy 14 to Jackson County Road 26.
(Note: sign is facing east and difficult to see)
Drive West approx. 1.5 miles on CR 26 to CR 26b.
Greater Sage-Grouse Leks south of CR 26.
DeLorme 17:A7
Roads of Colorado 46:A3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 46:G5
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Jackson County Road 6W

From Highway 125 and Jackson County Road 6W in Cowdrey,
Drive approximately 14.0 miles west on CR 6W.
Aspen Grove is good for Red-naped Sapsuckers, etc.
DeLorme 17:B7
Roads of Colorado 46:C7
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 46:C5
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Jackson County Road 25

From Hwy 14 in Walden, travel approx. 9.0 miles east to CR 30.
DeLorme 18:C2
Roads of Colorado 46:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 47:F11
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Jackson County Road 30 & Meadow Creek Reservoir

From Hwy 14 in Walden, travel approx. 13.0 miles east to CR 30.
DeLorme 18:C2
Roads of Colorado 46:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 47:F11
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Jackson's Pond Wildlife Area

Located South of Eads, off S. Wansted Street.
From Hwys 287 & 96 in Eads,
Travel South 0.5 miles to trailhead.
DeLorme 99:C6
Roads of Colorado 117:F7
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 105:D9
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Jackson Reservoir

East of Greeley along Highway 34 to Highway 144
Or West of Fort Morgan to Highway 144

From Denver, take Interstate 76 northeast to Exit 60.
Take Exit, go to bottom of ramp and turn left (under bridge).
Follow north service road 2.0 miles to East to Highway 144 (Morgan CR 1).
Turn North on CR 1 and continue to Jackson Reservoir.

Turn on Morgan County Road Y.5 to Reservoir's Southwest Entrance and camping areas.

Turning North on CR 3.5 from Y.5 reaches parking area below dam.

To Reach North Parking area, take Highway 144 to CR 5
Turn North on CR 5 to CR CC; then west on CR CC
Turn South on CR 4 to Parking Area of Jackson Lake State Wildlife Area and northern shoreline.

To Search for Curlew Sandpiper 8/23/2012:
parking near the dam at the Outlet Canal at the south end of Jackson.
Walk east along the dam face, which curves to the north, then back
to the east (10 minute or less walk). At about marker "18" scan to
the north about a half mile away.

Campgrounds: N 40 22.756 W 104 05.374 Elev: 4448'
DeLorme 94:C1
Roads of Colorado 51:D4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 65:B7
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James Q Newton Park

Take Highway 285 south out of Denver to Conifer (28 miles)
Turn East (Left) 0.5 miles south of Conifer on Foxton Road
Park is just east of Highway 285.
DeLorme 40:D1
Roads of Colorado 80:B3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:E7
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James Robb Colorado River State Park

From Interstate 70, take Exit 37.
Travel southwest 1.3 miles on Business 70 and Highway 141.
Continue to Drive South 1.8 miles on Hwy 141 to D Road.
Travel East 1.8 miles on D Road to 30 1/4 Road.
Drive South to Property.

595 Highway 340
Grand Junction, CO 81521
Region: Northwest

Phone: 970-858-9188

DeLorme 43:D4
Roads of Colorado 89:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 83:C7
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James Robb Colorado River State Park, Fruita Section

On the Western Slope, Take I-70 to exit 19,
go south on CO340 approximately 4/10 of a mile to the park entrance.
Colorado River - Fruita 595 HIGHWAY 340 FRUITA CO 81521
For more information about the park, please call (970)858-9188

Chestnut-sided Warbler: latest 11/13/2017:close to the Boat Loading Parking
Lot in the first large Elm tree just past the metal gate by the parking lot

DeLorme 42:C2
Roads of Colorado 89:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 82:C4
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James Mark Jones Wildlife Area

From Hartsel, CO, travel approx. 4.5 miles East on Highway 24 to Park County Road 15.
Drive North 15.0 miles on CR 15 (Elkhorn Road) to Wildlife Area Sign.
Travel 1.8 miles West to parking area.

From Highway 285 at Como, Drive 8.0 miles southeast on CR 15 to sign.
Travel 1.8 miles West to parking area.
(Road not maintained in winter).
DeLorme 49:C5
Roads of Colorado 95:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 88:C2
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Jasper Lake

From Boulder, drive West on Highway 119 to Nederland.
Continue West to Eldora Ski Area and Park.
Follow Trail from Western end of parking area.
At fork of Arapaho Pass Road & Hessie Trail,
take left fork (Trail 902).
Stay on Trail 902 to Jasper Lake (always take right forks).
Approximately 5.5 mile hike; steep at times.
DeLorme 39:A6
Roads of Colorado 63:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 62:G4
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JD Johnson Road & Log Road

From Colorado Springs, take highway 24 northeast toward Limon.
Turn East at Judge Orr Road.
(Check ponds at 5.3 miles at Peyton Road & Judge Orr Road).
Drive South on JD Johnston Road in 7.2 miles.
Intersects with Log Road in approximately 5.0 miles.

Burrowing Owls traditionally in northeast corner of this intersection.
DeLorme 63:A7
Roads of Colorado 98:A3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 90:D3
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Jean K. Tool Wildlife Area (Formerly Dodd Bridge Wildlife Area)

From Interstate 76 and I25, drive Northeast on I76 to Exit 86
(Exit is 4.0 miles northeast of Fort Morgan)
Travel 1.75 miles on County Road 24 to property.
Hike in Wildlife Area, east on North side of River, west on South side.
Also Check pond back south of I76.
DeLorme 94:C3
Roads of Colorado 67:F1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 65:C11
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Jensen Wildlife Area

From Meeker, travel 9.0 miles northeast on highway 13 to County Road 30
Property begins at intersection of highway 13 and CR 30.
DeLorme 24:C3
Roads of Colorado 58:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 58:E3
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Jerry Creek Reservoirs #1 & #2

From Interstate 70, take exit 49 (Highway 65)
Travel East on Highway 65 along Plateau Creek to highway 330 (10 miles).
At highway 330, continue East toward Collbran.
In about 2.0 miles you will see sign to Jerry Reservoirs (State Lease).
Follow gravel road, North to properties.

There are two reservoirs, although the newer one does not show up
on the DeLorme map). They are in Mesa County and are a lock for
Barrow's Goldeneye and Hooded Merganser between Thanksgiving and
New Year's Day. Might freeze up after that, but most years it has
some open water through the winter--usually near the inlet of the
older reservoir, which is the western one. Also, the trees south
of Plateau creek between the first two bridges over Plateau Creek
on 330 are a nice winter Bald Eagle roost.
DeLorme 44:C2
Roads of Colorado 90:B2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 83:B11
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Jersey Jim Flats

From Highway 160 & Highway 184 in Mancos,
take Highway 184 north to 42 Road.
Travel approximately 15.7 miles east and north on 42 Road
(becomes Forest Road 561) to junction with FR 350.
DeLorme 85:A7
Roads of Colorado 137:F3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 121:A10
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Jett Lake

Take Highway 287 North from Highway 50 (five miles West of Lamar)
Travel 8 miles North to CR WW
Turn West (Left) and travel 4.0 miles to CR 40
Travel North on CR 40 for 2.0 miles to CR C
Turn East (Right) on CR C and travel 1.0 miles to dead end.
Drive North (Left) to Jet Lake (about 1.5 miles).

This is private reservoir, but can be observed from county road.

To Search for Black Skimmer:
Old news, I am keeping directions for future birds. Private Property now.
Turn west on Kiowa County Road 41.2 and proceed west one-half mile
to a cattle guard. Park on the side of the County Road. Do not drive in
on the two track road. Instead, walk north on the west side of the fence
toward the lake, a distance of about a third of a mile.
The bird was first seen on a tiny mud spit just east of the fence line.
After about an hour, it flew out to the obvious point just to the north,
which has a fence extending west out in to the water on it. The skimmer
roosts with gulls and large shorebirds. It's black back and crown,
white lower face and belly, and heavy red bill with a black distal half
should make it unmistakable.

The landowner is graciously allowing access to this bird on property
normally off-limits to exploration. Please follow his simple request,
and walk in from the main road. Good luck.
DeLorme 99:C6
Roads of Colorado 133:F1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 105:F9
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Jewell-Yale Loop

From I225 and East Iliff Avenue,
Travel approx. 8.7 miles East on Iliff Avenue (name changed to E. Jewell Avenue) to Smith Road.
Drive approx. 1.3 miles southeast on Smith Road to reach E. Yale Avenue.

Jewell-Yale Loop:
Continue East on E. Yale Avenue to Arapahoe County Road 97.
Drive North of CR 97 to E. Jewell Avenue (CR 18).
Travel West on E. Jewell Avenue back to Aurora Parkway.
DeLorme 41:C5
Roads of Colorado 81:F2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 76:C1

Jewell Wetlands

From Interstate 25, take Mississippi Avenue Exit.
Drive less than 0.2 miles west on Mississippi Avenue to South Potomac Street.
Travel approx. 1.0 miles South on S. Potomac Street to East Jewell Avenue.
Drive less than 0.2 miles West on E. Jewell Avenue to parking lot.
DeLorme 40:C3
Roads of Colorado 81:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:C11
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Jim Baker Reservoir

From Interstate 70, take Exit 271B.
Drive West approximately 0.2 miles on West 48th Avenue to Lowell Blvd.
Travel North approx. 1.2 miles on Lowell Blvd to Property.
Jim Baker Reservoir is a private lake on West side of Lowell Blvd.
There are open gates to allow walk-in visitors.

60th Avenue and Tennyson Street (West side of Jim Baker Reservoir)
is reached by driving North to 64th Avenue, then West to Tennyson St.
DeLorme 40:B2
Roads of Colorado 81:D1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:B8

Jim Canyon

From Interstate 70, take Mack Exit 11.
Travel North 0.8 miles to Mack.
Turn West (Left) on Highway 50/6 and drive 2.6 miles to CR 8
Drive North 2.8 miles on CR 8 and turn West (Left) on S Road.
After 3.0 miles on S Road it turns Northwest into 4 Road.
Follow 4 Road (Baxter Pass Road) and pass U Road in 3.2 miles.
Just past the Garfield County Line take the first road left
in about 200 meters. Drive this road for 1.6 miles until
a pipeline is reached. Now drive left along the pipeline.
The pipeline runs southwest. Drive about .3 miles until
the first P/J woodlands. There are yuccas on the left side
of the road and Scott's Oriole 5/27/2010 often sang from
the first big juniper tree nearby.
DeLorme 42:A1
Roads of Colorado 72:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 68:D2
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Jim Hamm Park & Union Reservoir

Interstate 25 to Highway 119 (exit 240)
West on HW 119 4.0 miles to Weld CR 1 (County Line Road)
North on CR 1 to Reservoir; by way of
East on Weld CR 26 (0.7 miles North of HW 119) and/or CR 28 2.3 miles North)

Jim Hamm Park is located West of CR 1 on East 17th (2.0 miles North of HW 119)
(Union Reservoir called Calkins Lake on some maps.)
N 40 11.400 W 105 03.345 Elev: 4995'
DeLorme 30:C2
Roads of Colorado 64:C2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 63:D9

Jimmy Camp Creek

From Interstate 25, south of Colorado Springs,
Take Exit 132, Mesa Ridge Parkway.
Travel East on Mesa Ridge Parkway approximately 1.9 miles to Fountain Mesa Road,
Drive South on Fountain Mesa Road approx. 1.1 miles to Legend Oak Drive.
Travel East on Legend Oak Drive approx. 0.5 miles to Winebrook Way
Drive South and East on Winebrook Way approx. 0.3 miles to Park.
DeLorme 63:C6
Roads of Colorado 113:F2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 89:H12
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Jimmy Camp Creek

From Interstate 25, south end of Colorado Springs, take South Academy Blvd, exit 135.
Travel East approximately 1.0 miles on S. Academy Blvd to Highway 87.
Drive South approx. 2.8 miles on Hwy 87 to Fontaine Blvd.
Travel East approx. 4.3 miles on Fontaine Blvd to S. Marksheffel Road.
Drive North approx. 3.3 miles on S. Markssheffel Road to Drennan Road.
Travel approx. 1.0 miles on Drennan Road to area.
DeLorme 63:B5
Roads of Colorado 113:F1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 90:G2
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Joe Moore Reservoir

From Hwy 160 & Main Street (Hwy 184) in Mancos,
travel North approximately 3.3 miles on Hwy 184 to to CR 40
Drive North approx. 2.9 miles on CR 40 to CR 40.2.
Continue North approx. 1.1 miles on CR 40.2 to Reservoir.
DeLorme 85:A6
Roads of Colorado 137:F4
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 121:B9
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Joe Wright Reservoir

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 66.5 miles on Hwy 14 to Cameron Pass.
4051.000'N 10589.000'W Elev: 10,276'

Boreal Owls have been heard from Joe Wright Reservoir Parking Area
Joe Wright is located 3.0 miles East of Cameron Pass Summit
Lower Parking Area: 4032.417'N 10552.942'W Elev: 10,068'
Upper Parking Area: 4032.417'N 10552.942'W Elev: 10,074'
If no success here, then trying walking 1/2 mile either side of Cameron Summit

Cameron Pass is mile marker 65 (64.7) on Highway 14

Boreal Owl sightings; 2009 from Joe Wright Parking Area (mile marker 68)
Most success is on non-windy nights
DeLorme 18:D3
Roads of Colorado 47:D3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 47:G11
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John James Canyon

From Antonito, travel East on paved 8th Avenue
turns into Road G and becomes gravel for 9.7 miles.
Here you will see two dirt roads and the canyon to the North.
Take the right (easternmost) dirt road and travel northeast,
then northwest for a total of 2.1 miles to an opening in fence.
Continue and head right (Northeast). Park anywhere.
DeLorme 90:D4
Roads of Colorado 125:G12
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 159:D3
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John Martin Reservoir (Lake Hasty)

Located along Highway 50; 45 miles East of La Junta; 21 miles West of Lamar
Turn South at Hasty; travel 3.0 miles to John Martin Reservoir
Lake Hasty is located below the dam at JM

To Search for Royal Tern 7/18/2015: Duane Nelson:
"Plover Island is west of the overlook on the north side of the reservoir.
To get to the best view, enter through John Martin State Park south of Hasty.
Wind through the part until signs poin the way to the State Wildlife Area.
Turn west. At a cattle guard you will see the island. Wind around a flooded
bay, and drive south. Park on top of the bluff.

To Search for Tricolored Heron 9/12/2013:
Duane Nelson: "Clayton Point, the peninsula that juts into the lake at the far
west end of the current lake. Access is from the north side of the reservoir,
probably best accessed by driving south off County Road JJ just east of Road 20,
and working south and east on a confusing network of roads to the point (most
roads will eventually get you there, though none will do so directly)."

To Search for Laughing Gull 7/27/2013:
Look from west end of Plover closure on south side of reservoir, 1.5 miles west of dam.

To Search for Red Knot 7/27/2013:
From main north side entrance, 0.5 miles east of County Roads 20 & JJ,
go south 0.5 miles and east on network of two tracks.
At cliffs, walk as far east as possible.
Drop down cliffs and walk south along shore to rivulets of Arkansas River enter lake.
Walk less than half a mile, slightly muddy.

To Search for Henlow's Sparrow, Nelson's Sparrow, Smith's Longspur, Reddish Egret:
Duane Nelson 10/7/2010:
"From Road JJ (one mile south of US 50), turn south just east of Bent County Road 20
into the John Martin Reservoir State Wildlife Area. Go south for 1/2 mile. Veer southeast,
and eventually find a band of 30 foot tall cliffs. You will see a railroad trestle on
the south side of the lake. Drive east along the cliffs on a two-track until you find
a place to descend the cliffs. From the parking place, cross about 100 feet of
cracked mud below the cliffs. The ground is mostly dry. When vegetation thickens,
there are beggar ticks, a particularly obnoxious forb that has seed heads that
hitchhike on pants and socks. Boots and long pants are recommended.

Walk south towards the trestle, noting the abundance of shore and water birds
a half mile out. When you get to the flowing water, you will notice sedges and
lots of shorebirds of a dozen species. This is where the sparrows thicken.
Lots of longspurs flew overhead, mostly Chestnut-collared and McCowns,
but included a calling Smith's.

Most of the sparrows will be Savannah and Vesper Sparrows. The clue for
Ammodramus sparrows is that they fly weakly and almost always drop close
to the ground without perching. The Henslow's was especially furtive.
Eventually, we could see rusty wings, bold streaking on rufous sides and flanks,
and an olive face, but only with a lot of patience. One can walk within
5 feet without flushing the bird, so a little luck and a large group
would be helpful. The last place we saw the Henslow's Sparrow was
at a ten-foot-tall broken cottonwood trunk about 100 yards south of
the only living tall willow tree."

Alternative site to see white morph Reddish Egret 8/18/2010:
From Las Animas, drive south on Highway 109 and over Purgatoire River.
Drive east and north finally reaching railroad tracks;
(south side of Arkansas River, run east here)
Drive east along railroad tracks for several miles.
Come to railroad crossing with stop sign (middle of nowhere).
Travel north across railroad tracks and follow two track "road".
Dirt tracks go east for about three miles to bluffs
(gravel tops just west of railroad trestle).
View mudflats from bluffs (closer than access from CR 20 & JJ).
This view is best during late afternoon!

Difficult travel to Dinosaur Point;
2.5 miles southeast of the west access just east of CR 20 off CR JJ.
high clearance 4 wheel drive maybe required to reach the point.
DeLorme 99:D5
Roads of Colorado 133:E3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 119:A8
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Johnson Lake

From I76 near Julesburg, take Highway 385, Exit 180.
Drive North on Hwy 385 to Sedgwick County Road 28.
Travel approx. 6.2 miles west ↦ South on CR 28 to CR 31.5.
Drive South on CR 31.5 until you see pond (Johnson Lake).
This pond is private, but can be viewed from county road.
Please respect private property.

Each fall many Greater White-fronted Geese are seen on this pond.
DeLorme 102:A1
Roads of Colorado 38:B3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 54:B3

Johnson Park

From Interstate 70, take Wadsworth Blvd Exit (# 269)
Drive South on Wadsworth
Entrance to Johnson Park is on West side about 0.5 miles from I70.
DeLorme 40:B2
Roads of Colorado 80:C1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:B8
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Johnson Reservoir

From Santa Fe Drive (Hwy 85) in Littleton,
Drive to Hwy 75 (West Bowles Avenue/West Littleton Blvd)
Travel East approximately 0.3 miles on W. Alamo Avenue (Hwy 75) to South Prince Street.
Drive North approx. 0.3 miles on S. Prince Street to W. Berry Avenue.
Geneva Lake Park and Johnson Reservoir are part of the Littleton City Hall Complex.
DeLorme 30:D2
Roads of Colorado 81:D2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 75:D9
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Johnson Road

From Interstate 70, take Silverthorne/Dillon Exit 205.
Drive approximately 10.8 miles North on Hwy 9 to Ute Park Road.
Travel less than 0.2 miles on Ute Park Road (CR 2400) to CR 2401.
Drive South on CR 2401 (Johnson Road) for 0.25 miles.
Look for dense foliage along hillside west toward Blue River.
(Eroded gully opposite spot; 2 story house w/beige siding 100 yds south)
Hooded Warbler 9/18 in brushy area, west side of road.
DeLorme 38:B1
Roads of Colorado 78:B1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 73:B9
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Johnson's Pond

Hamilton Tract, Escalante Wildlife Area:
From Delta, go 2.2 miles west on 5th Street (G Road) to G50 Road.
Drive 2.0 miles northwest on G50 Road.
Johnson's Pond is at northeast corern of G50 & 1250 Road.
DeLorme 55:C6
Roads of Colorado 106:A1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 83:G9
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Road J Bridge & McElmo Canyon

From Cortez, drive south on Highway 160 to CR G.
At Stoplight, turn west on CR G into the Canyon.
Road J Bridge is approx. 7.0 miles west of Hwy 160.
(Look for Black Phoebe at Road J bridge and pond east of road).
DeLorme 84:B2
Roads of Colorado 152:C1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 120:D4
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Julesburg Wayside Rest Stop

Take Interstate 76 East to exit 180
Go Northeast (left) on Highway 385 toward Julesburg
Wayside Rest Stop is located on West (Left) just before Platte
DeLorme 102:A2
Roads of Colorado 38:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 54:B4
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Julesburg Wildlife Area

From Interstate 76, take Exit 176 (County Road 29)
Drive North to property; parking on East side of highway (approx. 2 miles).

From Ovid, take County Road 29 South, 0.5 miles across Platte to Property, East of Road.
DeLorme 102:A1
Roads of Colorado 38:C3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 54:B2
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Jumbo Reservoir

Interstate I76 to exit 149
North on highway 59 to Crook
(1/2 north you pass Tamarack Ranch WLA)
East on highway 138 to Sedgwick county road 95
North on CR 95 to CR 70
(Along the way you pass Red Lion Wildlife Area Hwy 138 and CR 95)
(Also you pass Little Jumbo along CR 95; a little fewer north)
N 40 55.182 W 102 39.350 Elev: 3720'
South end dam: N 40 55.1815 W 102 39.3497 Elev: 3497'
Campgrounds: N 40 55.917 W 102 38.000 Elev: 3696 ft
DeLorme 95:A7
Roads of Colorado 37:F3
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 53:B11
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Junction Creek Campgrounds

From Highway 550 & Highway 160 in Durango,
Drive 1.7 miles North on Hwy 550 to 25th Street.
Travel West on 25th Street (Becomes 204 Road; also called Junction Creek Road)
which again becomes Forest Road 171. Animas Overlook is in about 8 miles.
You pass Junction Creek Campgrounds a mile after entering San Juan National Forest.
Area is good for Grace's Warblers, Virginia's Warblers, Saw-whet, Pygmy, & Flammulated Owls.
DeLorme 76:C4
Roads of Colorado 154:C1
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 122:C1
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Juniata and Hallenbeck Reservoirs

From Interstate 70, take Highway 65 (exit 49)
Travel East and South on Highway 65 to Lands End Road
Turn West on Lands End Road (FR 100)
Take CR 40.00 south to reservoirs (You pass Hallenbeck entrance)
At CR 40.00 and FS.70, turn east to Juniata Reservoir entrance.

From Grand Junction, take Highway 50 south
Turn East on Land Ends Road (FS.00)
Stay on FS.00 (left) at junction of FS.70 (GS.00)
Turn south on CR 40.00, drive to reservoirs.
DeLorme 43:D7
Roads of Colorado 90:A2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 83:D10
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Junior Service League Park

From Grand Junction, take I70 Exit 26.
Travel southeast approximately 2.4 miles on Business 70/50 to 24 road/Redlands Parkway. Drive South approx. 0.2 miles on 24 road to parking lot for Junior Service League Park. DeLorme 43:D4
Roads of Colorado 89:E2
CO Road & Recreation Atlas 82:C5
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