GREATER SAGE GROUSE LEK TOURS
The North Park Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Division of
Parks and Wildlife team up to offer you the opportunity to view the
Greater Sage Grouse on their lek, or communal display grounds for
the annual mating ritual.
Called the “Cock of the Plains” by early explorers, Lewis and Clark, the
Greater Sage Grouse are the largest of the grouse species found in North
The public is invited to view this ritual on two separate weekends in April.
Trips will be limited to 10 persons each day, so get your
reservations in early.
A separate tour will be run each day. Each trip begins in Walden at
6:00 PM on Friday or Saturday with an evening meal at one of the fine
cafes, followed by a short program and question and answer session.
The tour group will leave Walden at 4:30 AM the following morning.
Cost of the lek trip is $375.00.00 for couples, double occupancy and
$300.00 per person, single occupancy.
(Based on one night stay. Standard rooms only, any upgrades are the responsibility of the individual)
Prices include your lodging arrangements (reservations are your responsibility)
at one of the listed facilities, and they will bill the Chamber on your behalf.
The evening meal, presentation and transportation to and from the Lek are included.
To register, please call the North Park Chamber of Commerce for
information or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and the
registration forms will be sent to you, or print off the form from the
following link and mail to the Chamber office.
grouse tour registration ( Cancelled due to snow totals making Lek inaccessible )
Please indicate the trip that you prefer, the number of participants
and other needed information.
Upon receiving your information, a confirmation letter will follow.
Lodging may be arranged at the following local motels:
Antlers Inn, 460 Main, telephone 970-723-8690
Chedsey Motel, 537 Main, telephone 970-723-8201
North Park Inn & Suites, 625 Main, telephone 970-723-4271
For additional information, please contact North Park Chamber of
Commerce, P.O. Box 92, Walden, CO 80480, telephone
970-723-4600, or email to email@example.com.