Saratoga in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Storer - Saratoga Lake Wetland
The project was designed to improve resting and nesting habitat for waterfowl and water birds and provide yearlong habitat for wetland associated mammals. This objective was accomplished by creating additional open water area through a series of dikes and ditches and improving water management capabilities by constructing and redesigning water control structures.
The project site hosts a wide variety of birds including white-faced ibis, American white pelican, osprey, American bittern, snowy egret, marsh wren, great-blue heron, Canada geese and locally common species of ducks. Muskrats, mink and raccoons
The area is open to the public year-round. However, best wildlife viewing opportunities occur during the spring when the greatest number of migrant birds are visiting the area, and late summer and early fall, when young mammals and birds are old enough to become active.
During your visit please remember that this area is home to the animals you see here. Respect their privacy by causing as little disturbance as possible to them and their habitat.
Erected 1994 by Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
Location. 41° 28.476′ N, 106° 47.502′ W. Marker is in Saratoga, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on Unnamed Road half a mile north of Saratoga Lake Campground Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on dirt access road along west shore of Saratoga Lake, one-half mile north of the campground. Marker is in this post office area: Saratoga WY 82331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saratoga, Carbon County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); This Marker on the Overland Trail (approx. 9.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.