A small town in far eastern Baca county, Walsh has a surprising number of trees, worth a check for migrants. It is also the only place around the get gas or food.
Habitat: Urban/Suburban, Pond/Lake/Reservoir
Directions: From the intersection of US 287/385 and 160, 1.5 miles south of Springfield center, go east on US 160 for 18.5 miles to the town of Walsh. To reach the sewage ponds, bear right onto CR DD (Maplewood St.) just before entering Walsh on US route 160, and follow Maplewood Street to the east end of town and turn left (north) onto N. Hawaii Street. The sewage ponds are just east of N. Hawaii Street along a small track (which is the eastward extension of Ash Street), just over 1 block north of Maplewood Street.
Delorme: 103 C8
Roads of Colorado: 143 D4
Dates of Access: Open all year
Restrictions: Please respect private property
Lodging: Hotel in Springfield
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car