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One of the large lakes in the area, Sloan’s Lake can be a good spot to check fall through spring for ducks of various sorts, the occasional loon (usually Common, but sometimes Pacific) and grebes (this can be a good spot for Horned Grebe). Connected to the wider Denver-area bike trail system, Sloan’s is a great option to hit on a longer trip that includes other areas, such as City Park or the South Platte Greenway.
Directions: From I-25: exit at US 40/Colfax Ave. Go west on US 40 to Sheridan Ave. Head north on Sheridan to Byron Place and go east. There is access to three parking lots on Byron, along with the marina and peninsula.
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Restrictions: Please obey all rules and regulations
Parking: Paved parking areas
Lodging: Hotels in Denver
Handicapped Access: ADA accessible facilities, fishing pier and some trails
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Denver Parks & Recreation
201 West Colfax Ave, Dept. 601
Denver, CO 80202
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