Location: Logan County
Size: 470 acres
Landowner: Colorado Parks & Wildlife
This natural area includes excellent examples of plains cottonwood riparian forest and sandhills prairie. The cottonwood riparian site encompasses a portion of the broad, meandering South Platte River, providing habitat for migrating waterfowl and eastern species near the edge of their range that have migrated to Colorado from the east along river corridors. such as the opossum, white-tailed deer and red-headed woodpecker. The sandhills community provides critical habitat for the greater prairie chicken.