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Wildlife Viewing


Marvelous Butterflies!
Saturday, July 26

Lory State Park is participating in a national butterfly monitoring program. Learn about the top 25 most commonly seen butterflies in Colorado, then take a hike to see how many you can spot! Call the Visitor's Center at (970) 493-1623 to sign-up. Meet at the Visitor's Center at 10:00 AM.

First Saturday Hike
Saturday, August 2

Explore along the Platte River and learn about plants and wildlife in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Join naturalists on a 5 mile hike and don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and a camera!


Brown Wildlife Viewing SignSelect a pin point for a description of the location and wildlife viewing information. There are over 200 sites to choose from. These sites are also published on the official Map to Colorado. Order yours today (included with the Vacation Guide). Look for the brown wildlife viewing signs at (most) location destinations. Download our wildlife viewing tips and checklist ​to use on your next wildlife viewing adventure.