Another Nature Conservancy owned property, this one has more open access than the Carpenter Ranch and also has some of the same avian highlights. Well-marked trails pass through woodlands of narrowleaf cottonwood, box elder, and red-osier dogwood; keep an eye out for Belted Kingfisher, Great Horned Owl, Gray Catbird, Bullock’s Oriole, Yellow Warbler, and American and Lesser Goldfinches. Veery also breeds here, though it can be hard to find.
Habitat: Lowland Riparian, Stream
Directions: From US 40 five miles east of Hayden at the Yampa River crossing, look for the parking lot on the south side of the road just west of the crossing.
Delorme: 26 A1
Roads of Colorado: 36 B3
Dates of Access: Open all year, daylight hours
Hours: Daylight hours
Parking: Gravel parking area
Handicapped Access: Limited