Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Quebec and 72nd Ave Commerce CityCO80022

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Refuge Hours: Sunrise to sunset 7 days a week, open most Federal holidays Visitor Center Hours: Wed - Sun 9 am to 4 pm, closed on all Federal holidays
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Know Before You Go:
Contamination occurred in some areas because the military used a small portion of this site to produce chemical weapons and Shell Chemical Company used it to produce pesticides. Both entities have participated in a cleanup project, which is expected to last several more years.
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The Extras:
Special programs offer the opportunity to learn about fish and fish hatcheries, prairie dogs and ferrets, waterfowl migration, native plants and other wildlife. Groups can get tours by reservation during the week.
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Editorial Reviews

Twenty-seven square miles of open space just 10 miles northeast of downtown Denver, the refuge is home to 300 wildlife species.:
In Short
The 17,000-acre arsenal offers more than three miles of trails, wildlife watching and a visitors center, whose gift shop sells wildlife-related objects such as books, gifts and...
by by Contributor at Citysearch on August 08, 2006 from Citysearch

Information from the business

The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is one of the largest urban Refuges in the country and supports more tha...n 330 species of wildlife, including bison, bald eagles, deer, burrowing owls and more. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages this Refuge and offers environmental education and nature programs. Recreation opportunities include a 9-mile self-guided wildlife drive,...
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