Sambrito Marsh

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Part of Navajo State Park, this marsh can be accessed by a nature trail that provides good viewing. Use a spotting scope is best to identify birds far out on the water. During migration, many birds can be found here including Sage Sparrow and Sage Thrasher. Watch for good numbers of hawks, especially if you are here in the winter. Deer sometimes graze in the fields nearby.

County: Archuleta
Habitat: Marsh, Sagebrush, Grassland/Prairie

Directions: From CO 151 less than one mile east of the La Plata County line turn south on CR 988. This road goes directly to the marsh where there is a parking area, a restroom and a picnic kiosk.

Delorme: 87 D6
Roads of Colorado: 147 E4

Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Day use only
Ownership: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Admission: State Park Pass

Restrictions: None
Parking: Unpaved parking area
Lodging: Camping at State Park

Handicapped: No
Handicapped Access: Limited

Latitude: 37.0021493
Longitude: -107.4739657

URL: http://parks.state.co.us/

Amenities

RestroomsYes
Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsYes
Paved TrailsNo
Platform/BlindNo
BoardwalkNo
ConcessionNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo
PrimitiveNo
Camping
Picnic
HuntingYes
FishingNo