John Martin Reservoir State Park
|John Martin Reservoir State Park|
A view of the dam, near one of the park's campgrounds.
|Location||Bent County, Colorado, USA|
|Nearest city||Las Animas, CO|
|Area||13,176 acres (53.32 km2)|
|Governing body||Colorado Parks and Wildlife|
John Martin Reservoir State Park is a state park in Colorado. It contains John Martin Reservoir, which is the second largest body of water in Colorado by capacity. It is also known for being a prime birdwatching location. Bent County, Colorado has been documented to have over 400 different species of birds. The namesake reservoir of the park is created by a 118-foot tall (36 m) and 2.6-mile long dam (4.2 km), which goes by the name of John Martin Dam. 
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-23. Retrieved 2009-07-23.
- http://parks.state.co.us/NR/rdonlyres/498DD8FA-6959-49BA-AB27-382049664EF7/0/JM_Birdlist2313.pdf[permanent dead link]
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