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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Boreas Pass Road (FR 404) - Park County
Aliases: Tarryall Creek
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This road can be good for a number of high-elevation species, including Three-toed Woodpecker and Pine Grosbeak. Boreal Owl has been heard along the upper parts of this road, around the campground. Higher still, the road gets rougher and heads above treeline. Lower down, where FR 404 crosses Tarryall Creek, the extensive willow habitat harbors breeding Hermit and Swainson's Thrush and Veery as well as Fox Sparrow and other willow birds.

Habitat: Streamside Willow, Mountain Meadow, Spruce-Fir Forest, Alpine Tundra
Directions: From US 285 about seven miles southwest of Jefferson, turn right (northwest) on FR 404 towards the tiny town of Como. This is the road to Boreas Pass.
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