Jim Baker Reservoir and nearby ponds

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Jim Baker Reservoir and nearby ponds

Aliases: Lake Sangraco

This small reservoir has good access provided by a trail around the lake, and can hold various waterfowl species during migration. A small cattail patch should be checked for Virginia Rail and Marsh Wren, and the scrub and riparian habitat for migrants such as Orange-crowned and Wilson’s Warblers, and various sparrows, in season.

Ponds on the east side of Lowell are private. Good views of the ponds and rookery can be obtained from the public sidewalk or high points along the trail at Jim Baker.

County: Adams

Directions: From I-76: exit at Sheridan Ave. and go north about one mile to 64th Ave. Go east on 64th and go 1/2 mile to Tennyson. Head south on Tennyson for about 1/2 mile and the parking lot is on the east side, just north of the railroad tracks.

Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Ownership: Municipal
Admission: Free

Restrictions: Respect adjacent private property

Parking: Gravel/dirt parking area
Lodging: Hotels in Denver and nearby suburbs

Handicapped: Yes
Handicapped Access: Some handicap access to the trail around the lake and a handicap accessible pier on the south side. No paved trails.

Latitude: 39.805045
Longitude: -105.042943

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Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsYes
Paved TrailsNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo

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