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Moose Are Loose! Spectacular Moose-Watching Spot at 10,300′ near Boulder

November 24th, 2023

Moose were not historically native to Colorado, but their presence in the state can be traced back to the 1970s. In an effort to restore the moose population and enhance the state’s biodiversity, wildlife officials introduced a small number of moose from Wyoming and Utah to the state’s western regions. Over the years, these transplants thrived and gradually expanded their range into new areas, including parts of Boulder County. Today, moose can be found in several locations near Boulder, offering nature enthusiasts an opportunity to observe these majestic creatures up close. One popular... Read More

Boulder County Moose Attack: Woman and Dog Survive Terrifying Encounter

September 21st, 2023

According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, a cow moose that was disturbed by a lady walking her dog on a woodland trail in the Colorado Rocky Mountains on Wednesday charged at the hiker, headbutting and stomping on her before she managed to flee back down the trail. The woman was taken to a hospital, according to the authorities, but they chose not to disclose her injuries or condition. They said that the moose had “several times” stepped on the dog, who only had minor wounds. The moose attack, which took place just west of Boulder, was the third in Boulder County this year, according... Read More

Boulder County’s Moose Population is Thriving – Best Places to View Them

June 6th, 2022

According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado now has nearly 3,000 moose, and the moose population in Boulder County is thriving.” I think moose took off in the county once they got here,” said Dave Hoerath, a wildlife biologist with Boulder County Parks & Open Space, “because we have some very good habitat in the high country: willows and bottoms in the City of Boulder Watershed lands, as well as some of the alpine meadows in the Indian Peaks Wilderness.” Given our desirable moose habitat, where might you find them in Boulder County’s open spaces? While moose... Read More