Winter on the Great High Prairie
Spend three days exploring Colorado’s vast prairie and getting to know the landscapes and wildlife that inspired dozens of songs and stories. Check out Lamar, Holly, Granada, La Junta and Hasty on your journey.
The Southern Plains Land Trust creates and protects a network of shortgrass prairie preserves, ensuring a future for all native animals and plants.
Four hiking trails take you to the bottom of Vogel Canyon, along the mesa's top and through shortgrass prairies and juniper trees.
Snow geese make a great migration every winter and can often be found on the lakes or in the fields of the Great High Prairie. Head out early for your best chance at spotting them.
Due to the park's remote location, stargazing is an epic experience. The pitch-black sky fills up with twinkling dots every night.