Seymour Lake State Wildlife Area

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Seymour Lake State Wildlife Area

This small reservoir often doesn’t have the huge bird concentrations of other North Park lakes, but it is still worth a check if you are in the area, and can be a good place to get close looks at birds. It can be fairly good for ducks, and shorebirds can be found if the reservoir is low enough to produce mudflats. CR 28, to the north of the reservoir, can be a great place to look for Greater Sage-Grouse, especially in mid-morning during the lekking season, when birds are flying from the leks to feeding areas. Coyotes, deer, and pronghorn can also be seen here.

County: Jackson

Habitat: reservoir, sagebrush

Directions: from Walden, head south on SR-14 for 18 miles to CR 11, and turn left. Head east on CR 11 for 1 mile and bear right at the fork. Continue for about 2.5 miles to another fork and bear left on CR 11A. The turnoff for Seymour is on the left shortly. To birding CR 28, bear left at the first fork 1 mile from SR-125.

Delorme: 27 A6
Roads of Colorado: 38 A3

Dates of Access: Higher roads not maintained in winter
Ownership: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Admission: A valid hunting or fishing license, or State Wildlife Area pass is required for everyone 16 or older accessing any state wildlife area or state trust lands.

Restrictions: Sailboards prohibited

Parking: Gravel parking areas
Lodging: Primitive camping

Handicapped: No
Handicapped Access: Car birding

Latitude: 40.47957
Longitude: -106.39263

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Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsNo
Paved TrailsNo
Visitor CenterNo
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