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Colorado’s Wildlife – It’s something to see!

Join us on the Colorado Birding Trail to experience a wildlife adventure of your own! Explore Colorado’s incredible diversity of wildlife and the habitats they depend on in unbelievably spectacular settings. From the dry grasslands of the short-grass prairie to the snowy peaks of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado has nearly 1,000 species of wildlife for you to seek in an endless variety of fantastic habitats.

Featured Sites and Trails

Explore Wild Colorado! From the sleek pronghorn antelope of the vast, high plains prairie to the camouflaged White-tailed Ptarmigan of the alpine tundra, an exciting outdoor adventure awaits you on the Colorado Birding Trail. The easily-navigated website, Birding Trail Guide and maps will assist you in planning your personalized wildlife viewing experience.

Bobolink Trailhead

Nice birding along South Boulder Creek

Rocking 7K Ranch

A 5th generation working ranch located Southeast Colorado

Barr Lake State Park

A great place for birding in the spring and fall.

Robert F. Clement Park

This park contains Johnson Lake, good for waterfowl of various species

Before Starting Your Adventure…

Are you planning a trip or vacation to Colorado to view our wide diversity of wildlife? Perhaps you’re a resident looking to explore more of your state. Prior to starting your adventure, please take a moment to:

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Before Starting Your Adventure…

Are you planning a trip or vacation to Colorado to view our wide diversity of wildlife? Perhaps you’re a resident looking to explore more of your state. Prior to starting your adventure, please take a moment to:

Pied-billed Grebe · Glenn Giroir

Made Possible By:
The Colorado Birding Trail was made possible through a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado which provides Colorado Lottery funds to worthwhile projects. Additional support for the project was provided by many federal, state, and non-profit agencies.

Upcoming Events

Mt. Evans Wildlife Viewing

June – Labor Day, 2018 · Summit Lake Parking Area on Mt. Evans – Colorado Parks and Wildlife partners with City of Denver Mountain Parks and the US Forest Service to provide alpine-related education for visitors to the mountain. Stop by and visit our dedicated and knowledgable volunteers as they help you spot the animals living in the harsh land above the trees! Check out wildlife artifacts, see high-altitude wildlife, and learn how to recreate responsibly on the sensitive alpine tundra. Fore more information, visit Summit Lake or Mt. Evans Recreation Area.

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Grand Mesa Moose Day

July 28, 2018 · Grand Junction, CO – A free event for the entire family. Take a scenic drive on Grand Mesa and learn about moose! Scavenger hunt, puppet show & prizes for kids; touch table with hides and tracks; programs on moose viewing and safety; moose biology & telemetry demonstrations. At the U.S. Forest Service Visitor Center off of Highway 65, 20090 Baron Lake Drive.

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