Monte Vista Crane Festival

Sunday, Mar 8, 2020 at 8:00am

Ski Hi Building
2389 Sherman Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144

You can enjoy thousands of Sandhill Cranes, ducks, and geese flying against a backdrop of mountain scenery. Raptors will adorn the power poles and owls will be sitting with their young. A visit to the Monte Vista Crane Festival is an opportunity to see an amazing natural spectacle as well as experience a unique rural community.

8:00am – 10:00am: Morning Crane Tour Expert-led bus tour to Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge to learn all about Sandhill Cranes. Bring warm clothes and water. 

Cost: $10

9:00am - 2:00pm: Craft/Nature Fair at Ski Hi Park

10:30am – 12:30am: Hawks Aloft Raptor Tour  Experts from Hawks Aloft will lead a bus tour to view and learn about local raptors.

Cost: $20

10:00am – 1:00pm: Scott Miller Archeological Tour Bus tour to visit this rich archaeological site with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service archaeologist. Be prepared for a moderate 1.5-mile walk over uneven ground. In case of bad weather or snow on the ground, a talk with artifacts to view will be at a refuge building. Bring water.

Cost: $20

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