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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]