Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area

307 West Sackett Ave.
Salida, CO, 81201

(719) 539-7289

Field Trips at Arkansas Headwaters

Animals (fish, birds, mammals, insects) and their habits/habitat; tracks and scat; water and environment; geology; geography; outdoor recreation and healthy bodies.

Take a short hike into Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Study Area to learn about the geology and ecosystem that makes it unique.

Go to the Arkansas River or a local lake and study the macroinvertebrates and other life forms in the water and why these indicate the health of the water and surrounding bio-network.
Students could also tour a local fish hatchery.

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