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Sloan's Lake - Denver County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: The second-largest body of water in the county after Marston, Sloan's Lake is quite urban, but has hosted excellent goodies including Red-throated Loon and Mew and Laughing Gulls. It is the easiest place to see American White Pelican and Osprey. The park on the east side of the lake contains some mature trees, but they are fairly widely spaced.

Habitat: Lake, Park
Directions: From I-70 west of I-25 in Denver, take the Sheridan Boulevard exit (#271). Follow Sheridan south about a mile to Sloan's Lake on the left (east).
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CBRC Records from Sloan's Lake

SpeciesAccession No.Date(s)
Laughing Gull23-75-415/5/1975 - 5/6/1975
Short-billed Gull23-80-173/7/1980
Short-billed Gull23-82-713/22/1982
Red-throated Loon1-76-10610/27/1976