Douglas Mountain

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Douglas Mountain

Douglas Mountain is the only location in this part of Colorado where you can bird Ponderosa pine woodland. This also means it’s the only place in this part of Colorado where you can see birds like Pygmy Nuthatch and Western Bluebird. Other possible species include Williamson’s Sapsucker, Wild Turkey, Red Crossbill, and Townsend’s Solitaire.

County: Moffat

Habitat: Ponderosa Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Forest

Directions: Douglas Mountain is reached by traveling on Highway 318 west of Maybell until reaching County Road 12 (Langley Draw). Travel west on CR 12 until it intersects with CR 10. Turn south on CR 10 past the small hamlet of Greystone to the intersection of CR 10 and CR 116. Turn west on CR 116 and explore the various habitats on the mountain. Be aware that there are extensive tracts of private property on Douglas Mountain.

Delorme: 12 D1-D2
Roads of Colorado: 33 D2, E2-E3

Dates of Access: Closed during the winter months
Hours: Any
Ownership: BLM
Admission: Free

Restrictions: None

Parking: Roadside
Lodging: Primitive camping

Handicapped: No
Handicapped Access: Limited

Elevation: 7200

Latitude: 40.59519
Longitude: -108.74401

Amenities

RestroomsNo
Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsNo
Paved TrailsNo
Platform/BlindNo
BoardwalkNo
ConcessionNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo
PrimitiveYes
Camping
Picnic
HuntingNo
FishingNo
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