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Beaver Creek Road (FR 135)
Description: To hear owls, this is a good place to visit at night. Flammulated and Great Horned Owls are often heard here on late spring and early summer evenings; Northern Saw-whet Owl is possible, as is Northern Pygmy-Owl, which usually only vocalizes at dawn and dusk, but rarely in the middle of the night.
Habitat: Aspen Grove, Mixed Conifer Forest
Directions: From Bayfield, go east on US 160 about 8 miles, until just before the Archuleta County line. Turn north (right) onto a gravel road (FR 135). The Flammulated habitat is 5-7 miles up this road.
Dates of Access: Road not maintained in winter.
Hours of Operation: Any
Delorme: 87 B6
Roads of Colorado: 147 E1
Ownership: US Forest Service
Lodging: Primitive camping or hotels in Bayfield
Restrictions or Hazards: None
Handicap Access: Viewing/listening from car