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BEGINS IN: FORT COLLINS, COLORADO

Birding the High Plains and Rocky Mountains of Southern Wyoming

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7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Kenley from Aberdeen, NC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/07/15 - 06/13/15
For anyone who is unfamiliar with the area, this trip is a great introduction to CO/WY. I had never been before, and I was amazed at how many beautiful places (and birds!) we got to see. Also the food was great because we always had several options to choose from (most of the time could order anything off the menu), and the places we stayed at were comfortable.

Jenese from Aberdeen, NC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/07/15 - 06/13/15
Wonderful trip! We eat at a new local restaurant each day and they were all excellent. Accommodations were all so comfortable, my favorite being Saratoga Spa Resort, really enjoyed the hot springs. Both leaders were so friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this trip!

Lynnette from Old Greenwich, CT Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 06/08/14 - 06/14/14
Logistics were well coordinated. We covered a lot of territory with varied terrain from the Wind River Pass with snow covered mountains to windy open grasslands. We had 12 participants & 2 trip leaders - perfect size group. We saw a lot of different birds & wildlife. I was exhausted by the end of the week, but loved every part of the trip!

David from Middleton, WI Number of programs attended: 23
Date attended: 06/08/14 - 06/14/14
Got a chance to visit grassland and wetland habitats of southern Wyoming, as well as some alpine situations as we crossed mountain passes. Instructors were personable and patient, and there was a mix of birding experience within the group--and usually that mix was a positive part of the group dynamic. This was the best-fed birding trip I've ever been on. We chose this trip because we had previously gone on a Mountain and Plains Institute-sponsored trip, and this one was a winner, too!

Richard from Los Gatos, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/08/14 - 06/14/14
South Eastern Wyoming and North Eastern Colorado have great birding and spectacular scenery -- I was not expecting such diverse habitats and vistas. High mountain passes and prairie expanses are great to experience. Wind on the plains can be vicious!


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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
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