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Petroglyph, Dinosaur Track, Canyons, Birding, Float trip, & Sand Creek Site Tours

Petroglyph, Dinosaur Track, Canyons, Birding, Float trip, & Sand Creek Site Tours

The 18th  ‘Annual Rollin’ Along the Santa Fe Trail’ Auto Tours  and ‘Bent on Birding and Heritage’ Festival provides a popular annual venue for visiting Southeast Colorado during May 14-17, 2015.  Join the 4 day trips and 3 evening treks to celebrate Birding & Wildlife, and Colorado Archaeology & Historic Preservation Month.     Over 400 migrating and resident […]

S.E. Colorado Offers Snow and Geese for Festival

S.E. Colorado Offers Snow and Geese for Festival

There were geese and there was snow for the 13th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival in Lamar this past February 19-22.  Event organizers were leery of the potential for heavy snows cancelling some reservations for the weekend, especially for those who were traveling long distances.  Fortunately most of the tours went off as planned, with the exception […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces Keynote Entertainer!

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces Keynote Entertainer!

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Kiowa County Economic Development and Canyons and Plains are excited to host Jim Pfitzer as the speaker, entertainer and guide for the 13th Annual High Plains Snow Goose & Heritage History Festival that will be held February 20-22, 2015 in Lamar, Colorado. Jim Pfitzer is best known for […]

2014 Annual Birding & Heritage Event, May 15-18 Las Animas, Bent County

2014 Annual Birding & Heritage Event, May 15-18 Las Animas, Bent County

Head to Las Animas in mid May for the annual entertaining and educational field trips with guides to visit birding trails, petroglyphs and dinosaur tracks in SE Colorado’s canyons and plains. Visit the gateway city to Bent’s Old Fort, for a fun alterative outing for the ‘Bent on Birding & Heritage Festival’. The 17th Annual […]

12th Annual Snow Goose Festival, Not Just for the Birds and Birders!

12th Annual Snow Goose Festival, Not Just for the Birds and Birders!

LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce are hosting a weekend full of fun, celebrating birds, watchable wildlife and historical heritage in southeastern Colorado.  The 12th Annual Snow Goose Festival kicks off on Thursday, Feb. 20 and continues through Sunday, Feb. 23. New this year, registration is free! “Visitors can choose from […]

'Bent On Birding' Annual Birding and Heritage Celebration In Las Animas

‘Bent On Birding’ Annual Birding and Heritage Celebration In Las Animas

LAS ANIMAS, Colo. – What do bird watchers and history buffs have in common? They flock to Las Animas County the first weekend in May to celebrate “The Bent on Birding & Heritage Celebration.” This year’s event is May 2 – 5. Billed as a “fun alternative family outing,” the weekend features auto tours, hikes, […]

7th Annual Karval Mountain Plover Festival April 26-29

7th Annual Karval Mountain Plover Festival April 26-29

KARVAL, Colo. – The town of Karval will host its Annual Mountain Plover Festival, April 26-28. Karval is a ranching hamlet, population “about 35,” in southern Lincoln County. Despite their name, mountain plovers do not breed in the mountains, instead, they prefer shortgrass prairies. The eastern plains of Colorado are the primary breeding grounds for […]

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Schedule for 2013

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Schedule for 2013

HIGH PLAINS SNOW GOOSE FESTIVAL, FEB. 21-24 IN LAMAR LAMAR, Colo. – Hundreds of bird species migrate through eastern Colorado each year, but the migration of snow geese is by far the most dramatic. Flocks numbering in the tens of thousands make for a spectacular sight. Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Lamar Chamber of […]

Ted Floyd Keynote Speaker at Snow Goose Festival

Ted Floyd Keynote Speaker at Snow Goose Festival

The 10th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival will be held February 23-26, 2012. Honored guest and author, Ted Floyd will be attending our special 10th Anniversary celebration. Spot snow geese and other bird species, tour historic sites, plus attend workshops on birds and their habitats. Ted Floyd will be the keynote speaker during the banquet on Saturday […]

Lamar hosts annual goose fest - Feb. 23-26

Lamar hosts annual goose fest – Feb. 23-26

LAMAR HOSTS ANNUAL GOOSE FEST – FEB. 23-26 LAMAR, Colo. – Each morning in southeast Colorado at this time of year, tens of thousands of snow geese lift off local ponds and reservoirs in a pre-dawn ritual. The swirl of flapping wings and din of honking grows louder as the birds circle overhead and make […]