What is the I-70 Audio Tour?
If you live in Colorado, you travel the I-70 mountain corridor. This 144 mile stretch of road, from Golden to Glenwood Springs, takes us to the mountains to hike, bike, ski, shop, vacation, and work. It is a vital part of our Colorado lifestyle. But, most of us rarely think about how this road impacts the wildlife and wild lands we are traveling to see.
The Wild I-70 Audio Tour introduces listeners to the wildlife and environments beyond their windshield. Quirky stories, unusual facts, and science help explain how lynx, wolves, humans, and more all use this important movement corridor.
How it Works
The audio tour is designed to play automatically on your smartphone, hands-free for a safe and educational experience!
- Download the izi.TRAVEL app from the App Store, Google Play, or Windows Phone Store onto your smartphone;
- Search izi.TRAVEL for the Wild I-70 Audio Tour;
- Download the tour to your phone to play without internet or phone connection. Start the tour and the segments will play automatically when you reach a GPS triggered tour point.
Use your phone connection to access and play the Audio Tour. You may lose access along some segments of the Mountain Corridor where cell phone reception is weak.
Why is it Important?
In Colorado, I-70 is one of the largest and most dangerous roadways for wildlife, bisecting major migration routes with four to six lanes of high-speed traffic and concrete dividers. Each year over 300 animals are hit trying to cross this road. But thankfully there are solutions. Through this audio tour you will learn how you can help wildlife safely cross the road, and much, much more. Buckle up, let’s go!