Cheyenne CR 40
There is some nice remnant shortgrass prairie in the first three miles of County Road 40 north of the Kiowa County border. Burrowing Owl, Long-billed Curlew and Grasshopper Sparrow all breed here, but the land ownership is private, so please stay on the roads.
Directions: From Cheyenne Wells, go south on US-385 for 9 miles to CR G. Take a right (west) onto CR G and go 6 miles to CR 40. Turn left (south) on CR 40 and begin scanning the roadsides. You will reach CR C in 4 miles.
Delorme: 103 B5
Roads of Colorado: 110 B2
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Ownership: Private (public road)
Restrictions: Private property; remain on road. Watch for oncoming traffic
Lodging: Hotel in Cheyenne Wells
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car