Birding Trail

The Colorado Birding Trail links outdoor recreation sites, both public and private, into a network through a designated driving route. Each of these driving routes have a unique trail name and are composed of several watchable wildlife sites. Some trails include hiking or walking paths or platforms where you can observe different wildlife and scenery.


Printed Trail Guides:

The Colorado Birding Trail Northwest, Southwest, and Southeast Trail Guides are available at many locations in Colorado, including all birding trail sites with a visitor center, as well as Colorado Welcome Centers, Colorado State Parks, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Offices, USFS and BLM offices and National Park sites.


Colorado State Park Visitor Center


Lathrop State Park

70 County Road 502

Walsenburg, CO 81089

(719) 738-2376

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Directions: Highway 160 across from Spanish Peaks Regional Hospital.


Colorado Welcome Centers in the region:


300 Nevada Ave., Trinidad (south)

610 State Ave., Alamosa (west)

9 E. Beech St., Lamar (east)



Photo by John Costea.