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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Douglas Mountain - Moffat County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: Another good birding spot in the northwest portion of Moffat County is Douglas Mountain. Douglas Mountain is the only site in the county with extensive Ponderosa Pine habitat. Pygmy Nuthatch, Western Bluebird, Wild Turkey and other bird species associated with Ponderosa Pine are, within Moffat County, found only on Douglas Mountain.

Habitat: Ponderosa Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Forest
Directions: Douglas Mountain is reached by traveling on Highway 318 west of Maybell until reaching County Road 12 (Langley Draw). Travel west on CR 12 until it intersects with CR 10. Turn south on CR 10 past the small hamlet of Greystone to the intersection of CR 10 and CR 116. Turn west on CR 116 and explore the various habitats on the mountain. Be aware that there are extensive tracts of private property on Douglas Mountain.
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