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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Thorn Lake - Gilpin County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This is a nice little lake with potential for dabbling ducks, kingfisher and possibly other water birds. Cinnamon Teal may breed here. The lake is private, but easily scanned from the road.

Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Streamside Willow, Lodgepole Forest, Mountain Meadow
Directions: From CO 119, turn east onto Gap Road, but instead of taking the immediate right towards Golden Gate State Park, continue straight on Meadow Lake Road, which does a loop around the lake.
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