Bonny Lake State Park
|Bonny Lake State Park|
The former park's visitors' center, now abandoned.
|Location||Yuma County, Colorado, USA|
|Nearest city||Burlington, CO|
|Area||4,793 acres (19.40 km2)|
|Established||1966 (closed as a state park in 2011)|
|Governing body||Colorado Parks and Wildlife|
More than 300 different species of birds were seen in the park, including rare bald eagles there are also many species of waterfowl over the winter months that including green-wing teal, widgeon, pintails, mallards, wood ducks, blue-wing teal, Canadian geese, snow geese, and sandhill cranes. Mammal species found in the park include beaver, cottontail rabbit, coyote, deer (both mule deer and white-tailed deer), jackrabbit, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, thirteen-lined ground squirrel, and weasel.
- Outdoor Books & Maps (July 2010). Colorado Campgrounds. Adler Publishing. pp. 266–. ISBN 978-0-930657-55-0.
Bonny Lake State Park, located about 20 miles north of Burlington on Hwy 385, is a recreational oasis in the broad valley of the South Fork of the Republican River, offering a variety of year-round recreational opportunities. Willow trees and ...
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- Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Bonny Lake State Park Closes for the Season and Transitions to a State Wildlife Area, September 29, 2011. Viewed: 2017-02-24.
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