Lesser Prairie Chicken Viewing Areas, CO

US Forest Service

Lesser Prairie Chicken Viewing Areas

Portable blinds are available on a first-come, first-served basis at two different leks (display grounds) to view the impressive males perform their courtship ritual. Each blind holds 4...[more]




From Elkhart, Kansas to West blind: North on Hwy 27 for 2 miles. Turn west on County Road D for 2.5 miles to dirt road going north (FS 707). Go north about one mile to the windmill and continue about 1/2 mile past the windmill to the second curve. To East blind:  East on Hwy 56 approximately 7 miles to County Road 16. Turn NORTH on County Road 16 and proceed approximately 2.5 miles to County road J.  Turn EAST on County Road J and proceed approximately 1.5 miles. Turn NORTH and cross the cattle guard, proceed NORTH to gas well location. Stay to the LEFT side of well location; the road curves around and runs parallel to the fence. Continue NORTH on road: the parking lot is on the WEST side of the road and the blind will be visible.

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