Aliases: Clark Lake
This small lake is just southeast of the town of Ault and can attract good numbers of geese in winter, along with various ducks. In spring and summer, look for Bullock’s Oriole in the cottonwoods around the lake, and Yellow-headed Blackbird in the cattails.
Directions: From I-25 at Fort Collins: take exit 269A, CO 14/Mulberry St. Head east on CO 14/Mulberry St. for 16 miles, through the town of Ault, to CR 39. Go south on CR 39 and in 0.5 miles, head west on CR 80 1/2. The lake is a 0.25 mile west, on the north.
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Restrictions: Please respect private property. Beware of traffic when parking on the roadside.
Lodging: Hotels in Greeley or Fort Collins; primitive camping on Pawnee National Grassland
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car