You may be surprised to discover that just 8 miles northeast of Denver, lies an over 15,000 acre area of land filled with natural habitats for over 330 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. What you may find even more interesting is the transformation that this beautiful refuge for wild animals has undergone through the years.

You will find the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge at 6550 Gateway Road in Commerce City, CO 80022.

Have you had the chance to encounter wildlife at the refuge in the past? We’d love to hear all about your experience and see photos in the comments section below.

There are more opportunities to view wildlife near Denver than you might think. Check out this Wildlife Park Near Denver That’s Perfect For A Family Day Trip.

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