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Description: Part of Navajo State Park, this marsh can be accessed by a nature trail that provides good viewing. Use a spotting scope is best to identify birds far out on the water. During migration, many birds can be found here including Sage Sparrow and Sage Thrasher. Watch for good numbers of hawks, especially if you are here in the winter. Deer sometimes graze in the fields nearby.
Habitat: Marsh, Sagebrush, Grassland/Prairie
Directions: From CO 151 less than one mile east of the La Plata County line turn south on CR 988. This road goes directly to the marsh where there is a parking area, a restroom and a picnic kiosk.
Dates of Access: Any
Hours of Operation: Day use only
Delorme: 87 D6
Roads of Colorado: 147 E4
Ownership: Colorado State Park
Lodging: Camping at State Park
Parking: Unpaved parking area
Admission: Colorado State Parks fee
Restrictions or Hazards: None
Handicap Access: Limited
URL: Sambrito Marsh Website