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Pawnee National Grasslands

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Imagine what life was like prior to white mans arrival. Miles of open prairie, sun dried grasses... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Erie, Colorado
Beautiful but hot

I went on the Pawnee Buttes trail which was beautiful. I was disappointed as I had chosen this... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Greeley, Colorado
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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.
666 O St, Grasslands Are 25 Miles NorthEast, Greeley, CO 80631-9104
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We traveled early to watch the sunrise by the buttes. Nicely marked with signs along roads directing us to the Grasslands, then within the "East" Grassland Park, the rustic sign easily lead us to the covered picnic area, restroom, and the trail head (also butte...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dutch2u
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through the eastern unit of the grassland during a recent road trip on a Monday and a Tuesday. Routes 14 and 17 are two-lane and there was little traffic - very quiet and peaceful. There are miles of waving grasses in every direction;...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Imagine what life was like prior to white mans arrival. Miles of open prairie, sun dried grasses. Now, instead of buffalo and antelope roaming the range, cattle, windmills, and oil wells rule. The roads are good to accommodate the trucks. Take a picnic and just...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank FreeAtLast57
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Was using the free shooting range when I met Michael, a federal employee working there. I was so impressed with his work ethic that I gave him my contact information and inquired about volunteering my services. I have since worked with Michael twice and plan...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dick R
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I went on the Pawnee Buttes trail which was beautiful. I was disappointed as I had chosen this trail based on an atlas note that said there were fossils along the trail. I found none though the geology was very interesting. There had been a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

We (Fido and myself) were passing thru from Dallas to Montana and decided to pitch tent at the Crow Valley campground inside the PNG. Crow Valley is a small single loop facility with some campsites hugging the seasonal Crow Creek. These sites are well shaded...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rally123
Reviewed August 29, 2018

When my dog was living I took him for a ride their. It was so cute got a pic a deer looking at him but none of him looking at the deer. I believe it was early April when I went their and they have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We decided to take a side trip to the Grasslands. Weather was threatening but we had a lovely walk. We did see the meadowlarks (hard not to, really--they were everywhere) and some hawks. It's an unusual landscape if you are not from that part of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed August 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LE368
Reviewed July 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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February 28, 2018|
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Response from casacontenta2 | Reviewed this property |
You should see this area, it is historical, raw and worth the drive
March 28, 2016|
Response from gkrafft | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no knowledge of the gentleman.