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Second Creek Open Space (Commerce City / Adams County)
5/19/2019      6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Leader: Patrick O'Driscoll or 303-885-6955 (cell)
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Meet at Buffalo Mesa trailhead parking (off Kittredge Street). Directions: From west and south: I-70 to Quebec Street exit. North on Quebec 4.7 miles to Colorado Hwy 2. Right on CO-2, northeast 4 miles to 104th Avenue. Right on 104th and east 2.5 miles to Kittredge (across Second Creek bridge). Left on Kittredge and north 2 blocks to parking lot on left. From north: I-25 to 104th Avenue exit, then 104th east 10 miles to Kittredge. Alt-route from east/south: I-70 to Tower Road exit, then north 9 miles on Tower to 104th. Left on 104th and west 1.5 miles to Kittredge.

After snow, cold and a dearth of birds canceled our February field trip here, summer returnees and spring migrants should be in abundance. We'll follow meandering Second Creek south from the parking lot/trailhead, checking grassy fields, trees and creekside vegetation for passerines as well as shorebirds and waterfowl. Cattail marshes, prairie dog towns, a pond and an active Red-tailed Hawk nest await upstream. Dress for the weather and bring water, snacks and sun protection. "Go before you go," but trailside restrooms await about halfway through our 3- to 4-mile walk. Register online or contact leader for more information.

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