Blanca Wetlands Recreation Area
With more than 200 ponds, marshes and playas, Blanca Wetlands Recreation Area provides excellent habitat for large numbers of waterfowl. A complex trail system winds through the area, creating a wonderful wildlife viewing experience for visitors. In addition, a waterfowl-viewing boardwalk offers exceptional bird watching opportunities.
Total Area: 8,757 acres
- Wildlife viewing
Attractions, Facilities, & Services:
- Waterfowl-viewing boardwalk
- Interpretive exhibits
- Available in Alamosa and Monte Vista: lodging, restaurants and shops
Directions: From Alamosa, travel east on US-160, then turn left onto Road S116, which becomes Tyler Avenue. Turn right onto Twomile Road/Road 2S/9th Street and follow the signs for Blanca Wetlands.