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Unaweep Seep Interpretive Site
Season Dates: Year-round

Fees: None

Site Overview: Known locally as “Swamp Hill” the Unaweep Seep is a unique wet meadow area collectively named for a group of springs. The springs are not affected by flooding or fluctuations in surface water flow. Populations of one of Colorado’s rare butterflies, the Great Basin Silverspot (Speyeria Nokomis) is found on Unaweep Seep.  The Unaweep Seep Interpretive Site includes a parking area and an interpretive panel for visitors traveling the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway.

Directions: Located on State Highway 141 along the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway, approximately 9 miles northeast of Gateway.

Contact Information:  Grand Junction Field Office 970-244-3000

Facilities:

Interpretive Kiosk


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