Mountain Home Reservoir State Wildlife Area

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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.

County: Costilla
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
Admission: Free

Restrictions: None
Parking: Gravel parking area
Lodging: Primitive camping

Handicapped: No
Handicapped Access: Some viewing from car

Latitude: 37.400028
Longitude: -105.389957

URL: http://wildlife.state.co.us/LandWater/StateWildlifeAreas/

Amenities

RestroomsYes
Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsNo
Paved TrailsNo
Platform/BlindNo
BoardwalkNo
ConcessionNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo
PrimitiveYes
Camping
Picnic
HuntingNo
FishingYes