Osprey Viewing Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

An interpretive site for viewing ospreys and bald eagles that inhabit the Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Colorado River area. Facilities include parking for 10 vehicles, interpretive signs, and telescopes for viewing wildlife.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 24 hours
Rentals & Guides: No
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Parking
Fees Arapaho Nat'l Recreation Area use fee required. $5 daily fee. Annual passes available.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: None
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111.

General Information

Directions: Take highway 34 to Green Ridge Complex (County Road 66, Forest Road 274). Turn right on CR 66 and drive to the gate. The accessible platform and telescopes are on the left.

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Interpretive Site
Toilets adjacent campground
Fee charged for some activities

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