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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Buckeye Reservoir - Montrose County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: The reservoir sets in a mostly pure ponderosa stand near the Utah/Colorado State Line. By midsummer the reservoir is pulled down and then has good shoreline for waterbirds. The pines have Williamson's Sapsucker, nuthatches, bluebirds, Grace's Warbler and many common species.

Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Ponderosa Forest
Directions: Drive to Paradox at the west end of Paradox Valley. Take CR U5 west from Paradox until it becomes FR 371 at the border of the Manti-La Sal National Forest. Continue for 10 miles until Buckeye is reached.
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