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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

McComber Ranch - Otero County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This ranch offers several hundred acres of birdwatching on shortgrass prairie, as well as access to Timpas Creek. On the prairie you may find Mountain Plovers and Long-billed Curlew, with luck. Stay at the family-style bunkhouse, which sleeps 4 to 5 adults and 2 kids. Two kids can also sleep in the old-time sheep wagon. Enjoy nightly campfires and chuckwagon cooking. Watch horse-training and western leather-working on site.

Habitat: Grassland/Prairie
Directions: To inquire about access to this ranch and to get directions, please call 719-980-2987 a minimum of 48 hours in advance of your potential visit. Please remember that this is a working ranch as well as a private residence, and there may be times when the landowner cannot accommodate visits. While you are on the ranch, remember to stay on roads, leave gates as you find them (whether open or closed), and refrain from taking anything off the ranch or leaving trash behind.
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