Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge

6140 County Road 15, Monte Vista, CO 81144
Local: 719-589-4021
Region: South Central City: Monte Vista


In the heart of the arid San Luis Valley is a birdwatchers paradise. Lush wetlands provide year-round habitat for various birds, coyotes, deer and other wildlife. In March and September, twenty thousand migrating Sandhill Cranes use the refuge as a stopping point.