Location: Barr Lake State Park, 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603
This station operates in the fall season only.
Commonly-banded birds: House Wren, Wilson’s Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, White-crowned Sparrow.
CLICK HERE to read the Barr Lake Banding Station 2019 report.
Fall 2023 dates of operation: Open to the public August 24 through October 22, six days a week (closed Mondays).
Weekday programs available from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., and weekend programs are available from 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., and 10-11 a.m.
Registration is required for all individuals and groups of no more than 15 people.
Cost is $6/visitor (ages 3 and up) at the Barr Lake Banding Station. Visitors under 2 years are free. To accommodate as many people as possible, especially during large group visits, program visits are in 1-hour increments. Banding station coordinators and volunteers have discretion to adjust timing as necessary to accommodate guests as needed.
If you are unable to pay for your program, scholarships are available. For availability and to schedule, please contact us!
School programs are available Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (10 a.m. -12 p.m. available in October ONLY) and are $7/student (max of 60 students). For more information and to schedule your school program, please contact us.
Please contact Sarah Doxon, Education Manager for more information.