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Pawnee National Grasslands

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A fabulous DIFFERENT option from the Rocky Mountains and Front Range hiking and running. Worth the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
Denise K
Carlsbad, California
Great route to Nebraska

We usually visit the western section, but this time we took the eastern area, driving hwy 71 from... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
greeley, CO
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

The grasslands are accessible from several locations and I found them fascinating. I loved the prairie dogs who really made it very clear they did not want us standing there. We also saw a large herd of pronghorns and several individuals as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

A fabulous DIFFERENT option from the Rocky Mountains and Front Range hiking and running. Worth the trip for a change in experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Denise K
Reviewed June 23, 2019

We usually visit the western section, but this time we took the eastern area, driving hwy 71 from Stoneham to the Nebraska border. Saw several pronghorn. There doesn’t seem to be much oil production in this section. There are some wind turbines on one of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

We stopped by the ranger station and the guys there were very helpful. We had a good time. My first time camping in grassland, and it was free! I would stay away from this place in August as it will be too hot. Nice spring...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Great drive. Didn't have time to do any hiking. Really grasslands. Gently rolling hills and then some cliffs and buttes. Windmills both the modern electric generators and old time that pumped water for cattle.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 530stanw
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The people who only drive it miss the whole experience. Get yourself a BLM motor vehicle use map, learn how to use it and then go explore one of the most secret, diverse places in northern Colorado. Bluffs, buttes, grasses, ravines, hidden ponds, abandoned homesteads,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Luanne H
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This is a large open space with, as named, grasslands. Not much to see except grass and slight undulations in the landscape. It is somewhere you can go for target shooting, which is why I was there.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Greeley-New-Guy
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

A unique site to visit. The intersection of Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska. A bit difficult to find but well worth the effort. The two track trail across prairie will not be accessible without a vehicle with high undercarriage.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CheyWyChris
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Drive north through some pretty, but nearly abandoned, little towns. This is the way to Wyoming..... And it feels like it. Vistas are expansive and you soon begin to feel a little like Vincent Price in the movie "The Last Man on Earth".

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Had our gender reveal out here, not much but open fields. Some private land and a lot of wind. Probably won’t go back but I’ve heard it’s a great place for birding. It was so windy and cold nothing was flying but dirt

Date of experience: February 2019
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March 17, 2019|
Response from Dutch2u | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can hike and camp with your dog. A leash may be a good idea, unless you dog responds well to your call/whistle. FYI, an abundance of cactus and some cattle grazing - be watchful of your pet.
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 |
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