Bird watchers on a hill looking for birds.

Event

13th Annual Bent on Birding and Heritage Festival

Fieldtrips, tours, hikes, camping, programs.

Trip #1 tour of Historic John Martin Reservoir Dam..holds back largest surface acre lake in CO. and creates unique habitats for wildlife and birds.

Trip #2 tour requiring 4wd to private ranch with historic petroglyphs, wildlife, homesteads and historic Tarbox ditch.

Trip #3. Red Shin trail hike.
10 am Pueblo Raptor Center presentation.and kid-oriented activities . 1 pm auto tour to Hicklin Springs petroglyph site.

Trip #4 .trip to Ft. Lyon State Wildlife areas and more. Other activities open until 4 pm in the area: National Historic Site at Sand Creek Massacre Site, Bents Old Fort and Boggsville Historic Site.

Free bird guide book, Sat. parks pass, souvineer bag, Thurs. 5pm dinner/program, coupons and door prizes with early 2-4 day registration.