Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge,
6120 County Road 15,
Monte Vista, CO 81144
- Local: (719) 589-4021
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.