Yampa Colorado

The 115 year old town of Yampa is in northwestern Colorado.Routt County. 40 min south of the renoun ski town of Steamboat Springs. Gateway to the Flat tops Wilderness area with a great reputation for its hiking, hunting and fishing. Getting to the Flat tops wilderness area. Take county road 7 at the south endContinue reading “Yampa Colorado”

Moose in Colorado

Morning surprise. Moose feeding on the edge of the lake. On a short trip to Buena Vista in Colorado. We drove up to Cottonwood Lake, west of the town on 306. Turn right on W Main Street, at lights. If coming from the North. Follow the road up until you come across the sign toContinue reading “Moose in Colorado”

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Driving from Alamosa Colorado its around 32 miles (35min) to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. taking the 160 and the 150. If you are going to camp at the park make a reservation first HERE it can and does get very busy. Or you can camp at the San Luis Lakes WildlifeContinue reading “Great Sand Dunes National Park”

Bald Eagle

Having the Yampa river winding its way through Routt county makes for a great home year round for Bald eagles. catching trout on the river as fisherman watch with their mouths wide open. National bird of United States of America This is our year round resident bald eagle, with the Yampa river and fish filled ponds closeContinue reading “Bald Eagle”

Red Fox on the Hunt

Red Fox hunting for rodents under the snow   Watching this Red fox hunting for rodents was very interesting and entertaining  moving his head from side to side, listing to the rodents movements under the snow (about 2 feet deep) and then jumping up and nose diving into the snow and catching it on the first try,Continue reading “Red Fox on the Hunt”

Mountain Lion at my door

Mountain Lion visit Sunday afternoon visit from a mountain lion near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. We get Foxes, Coyotes, elk even Moose, drop in from time to time to say Hi, but this is a first, considering the open ground that is around us. South of Steamboat springs Colorado. Thanks to the Colorado Parks and WildlifeContinue reading “Mountain Lion at my door”