Longspur and Plover areas in Washington County
Chestnut-collared Longspur has bred on private land in Washington County on Road KK between Road 19 and Road 20. McCown’s Longspur and Mountain Plover have also been seen in this vicinity, and pronghorn and jackrabbit are very common; even badgers may be seen. When looking for the wildlife, you need to stay on the public road.
Directions: From Akron, head 21 miles south on CO 63 to CR 20 and turn left (east). Road KK is seven miles east at a T intersection.
Delorme: 97 A5
Roads of Colorado: 61 D4
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Ownership: Private (public road)
Restrictions: Please respect private property
Lodging: Hotel in Idalia or Akron
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car