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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Baggett Road - El Paso County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: There are some sod fields located on this road that can be a good spot during migration to see shorebirds and longspurs. Mountain Plovers have nested along this road and have been seen in sizeable numbers during the fall on the sod fields.

Habitat: Grassland/Prairie, Wet Meadow
Directions: From North I-25 take the Woodmen exit (exit 149) east and follow it to Powers Boulevard. Turn Right (south) on Powers and travel to Platte Avenue (Highway 24) and head east. Follow until you reach Highway 94 east. Go east on Highway 94 approximately 18.5 miles to Baggett Road. Normally the better birding is on the south side of Highway 94 but the north side also has sod fields. From the South take I-25 to the Academy exit (exit 135) then head North to Platte Avenue/Highway 24 and head east. Follow until you reach Highway 94 east then follow the above directions.
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