This Nature Conservancy reserve has some of the best pinyon-juniper habitat in the area, and can be a good place to look for specialties of that habitat, including Juniper Titmouse, Bushtit, and Ash-throated Flycatcher. In addition to birds, look for reptiles and large mammals such as deer and coyote.
County: El Paso
Habitat: Pinyon-Juniper Forest
Directions: From the North take I-25 to the South Nevada exit (exit 140B) and head south. This will turn into Highway 115. Once you have got onto South Nevada from I-25 travel approximately 15 miles to Turkey Canyon Ranch Road to the entrance of the park, which is on the west side of the road.
Delorme: 62 C3
Roads of Colorado: 105 D2-D3
Dates of Access: Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Ownership: Nature Conservancy
Restrictions: Obey all rules and regulations
Lodging: Hotel in Colorado Springs
Handicapped Access: Limited