Lesser Prairie Chicken Viewing Area, CO

US Forest Service

Lesser Prairie Chicken Viewing Area

During the spring, Lesser Prairie Chicken males will gather at leks (display grounds, dancing grounds) to perform their courtship ritual. In Colorado, the Lesser Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchus Pallidcinctus...[more]



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From Springfield, Colorado drive south on Highway 287 for 19 miles; turn left (east) on County Road J for 8 miles; turn right (south) on County Road 36 for 2 miles; turn left (east) on Country Road 4 miles; turn right (south) at Forest Service Road 545; continue about 2 miles to the viewing blind.

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