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Pawnee National Grasslands

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Nice to see

Drove through here so my father could see some of the countryside. He was amazed at how open it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LE368
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Upper Sandusky, Ohio
A step back in time

I came here to look for birds, especially Mountain Plover, and to enjoy the scenery. I didn't see... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Mark A
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Wellingborough, England, United Kingdom
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This huge expanse of government-owned grasslands can be explored by car, mountain bike or horseback. Nearby camping facilities are offered.
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666 O St, Grasslands Are 25 Miles NorthEast, Greeley, CO 80631-9104
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+1 970-353-5004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove through here so my father could see some of the countryside. He was amazed at how open it is. Beautiful to see!

Thank LE368
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drove out to the shooting range here just to check things out one morning. It's nearly an hour drive from my house in Johnstown. I hadn't planned to shoot, rather wanted to see how things were set up, and kill some of my morning....More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I came here to look for birds, especially Mountain Plover, and to enjoy the scenery. I didn't see Mountain Plovers (or Long-billed Curlew) but it is a fantastic place. Prairie Dogs, Swainson's Hawk, Golden Eagle and huge numbers of Lark Buntings and Horned Larks; also...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

I happened to drive through in late May several years ago. The skies were incredible as tornadoes were possibly rolling in--black and green like a three day old major bruise. Could see what almost looked like an igloo in the distance--hail and a huge rainbow...More

Thank whippersnapper2018
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Sure, everyone heads west to the mountains. Try heading to northeast CO for a different perspective. Views for miles in every direction, a big sky (no it's not MT), sighting Pronghorn Antelope and even the smell of cow crap in the air!

Thank NOLASIA
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Drove out one year ago, much like our western movement would have been, wild life, big sky, very lonely feeling..if your interested in what our settlers encountered, should go.

Thank casacontenta2
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We frequently go to the western part of the Grasslands. Today we drove most of the birding trail. There is no sign to mark the turn onto 96 from 57, so we usually just continue on 57 to hwy 14. We saw two herds of...More

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you overlook the gas wells that surround the site, you can picture this country 150 years ago. Treeless. Dry. Quiet. Imagine the distressed pioneers and you understand the attraction of the westward mountains that called the settlers. It's a good spot for quiet time...More

Thank Grandma42015
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Basically, the Grasslands are just that--1000s of acres of grassland. However, the Pawnee Buttes are amazing. The hike to the Buttes is not that long, but it's relatively rugged--lots of steps. We visited in August, and we were amazed at the variety of blooming wildflowers....More

Thank RBlack7557
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A very primitive place, the Pawnee Indians lived here and did well. Very beautiful views of the amazing buttes. Lots of birds and camping is readily available, in campgrounds or on national forest lands. Pawnee Station has amazing homemade ranch dressing n good food.

Thank Kevin E
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Response from casacontenta2 | Reviewed this property |
You should see this area, it is historical, raw and worth the drive
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