Wildlife at Crawford State Park
Many migratory and resident birds inhabit the area including waterfowl, shorebirds and raptors attracted to the reservoir and adjacent meadows and uplands.
Birders may see the common raven, black-billed magpie, scrub jay, Rocky Mountain bluebird, red-winged and yellow-headed blackbird, western grebe, ibis, sandhill crane and the rare bald, or check out the park’s bird list.
Mule deer, cottontail rabbit, coyote, raccoon, prairie dog and ground squirrel make up some of the mammal population at the park.
Anglers are attracted to the warm-water and cold-water fishing opportunities, which include yellow perch, largemouth bass, channel catfish, rainbow and German brown trout, northern pike and crappie.