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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Platte Canyon Reservoir - Douglas County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: Just up the hill from the Waterton Bridge, this reservoir attracts gulls, diving ducks, and cormorants during migration.

Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir
Directions: From C-470 in southwest Denver, head south on South Platte Canyon Road (CO 121) from the Wadsworth exit. Drive south across the South Platte River; the road swings easterly and uphill to reservoir. Park safely off this busy road.
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