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Longspur and Plover areas in Washington County

Typically Chestnut-collared Longspur breed 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 wildlife, you need to stay on the public road.

County: Washington

Habitat: Grassland/Prairie

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)
Admission: Free

Restrictions: Please respect private property

Parking: Roadside
Lodging: Hotel in Idalia or Akron

Handicapped: No
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car

Latitude: 39.85452
Longitude: -103.12238

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Amenities

RestroomsNo
Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsNo
Paved TrailsNo
Platform/BlindNo
BoardwalkNo
ConcessionNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo
PrimitiveNo
CampingNo
PicnicNo
HuntingNo
FishingNo