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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Buffalo Pass - Jackson County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: An exceptionally good area for high mountain specialties, with breeding Pine Grosbeaks, Williamson's Sapsuckers, Olive-sided Flycatchers, Gray Jays, Golden-crowned Kinglets, etcetera. It is a good alternate route between Walden and Steamboat.

Habitat: Spruce-Fir Forest, Aspen Grove, Mountain Meadow
Directions: From Walden go a little over a mile south on CO 125 and take a right (west) onto CO 14. Go 11.5 miles to the intersection with CR 24 and take a right (west). The summit of Buffalo Pass is 17 miles west of CO 14 on CR 24. Be sure to bird the spectacular mountain habitat on the way up to the pass. From Steamboat Springs (Routt), go north on 6th Street, bear right at the first fork onto Laurel St., and right at the second fork onto Park Ave. Take Park Ave. to a " T" and go left onto North Park Rd. Follow North Park Rd. as it becomes Routt CR 36 and go 1.7 miles north to the intersection with Routt CR 38. Go right onto CR 38 and follow it 11 miles to the summit of the pass.
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