Mountain Home Reservoir State Wildlife Area
A small reservoir surrounded by pinyon-juniper covered hills, this lake is typically not the most productive but sometimes hosts decent numbers of ducks, gulls, and the occasional loon. Keep an eye out for the species typical of pinyon-juniper habitat, including Pinyon Jay.
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Pinyon/Juniper Forest
Directions: From Fort Garland, head east on US 160 a little over two miles to Trinchera Ranch Road and turn right (south). Continue about two miles south to Icehouse Road. From here you can head a mile west to the north entrance, or a mile south to the south entrance.
Delorme: 91 A7
Roads of Colorado: 152 A1
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Ownership: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Parking: Gravel parking area
Lodging: Primitive camping
Handicapped Access: Some viewing from car