AAA Editor Notes
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, 6 mi. s. on SR 15, is a 14,800-acre refuge for migratory birds. Ducks, geese, shorebirds and water birds nest in the area, and mallards and geese visit in winter. Sandhill cranes can be seen February through April and mid-September through October; bald eagles are abundant November through March. A 2.5-mile driving route and short walking trail are available.