Narraguinnep Reservoir State Wildlife Area
This medium-sized reservoir can be very productive for waterbirds in migration, including loons, grebes, and ducks. When the water levels are low enough, shorebirds are possible. Bald Eagles sometimes soar overhead.
Directions: From the center of Cortez, head west on US 160 and then north on US 491 (formerly US 666) about 10.5 miles, then take a right (east) onto CO 184. Narraguinnep Reservoir is on the left (north) side of the road in about 1.5 miles.
Delorme: 84 A3
Roads of Colorado: 129 D3
Dates of Access: Open year round
Hours: Daylight hours
Ownership: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Admission: A valid hunting or fishing license, or State Wildlife Area pass is required for everyone 16 or older accessing any state wildlife area or state trust lands.
Restrictions: Camping, fires and glass containers prohibited
Parking: Gravel parking areas
Lodging: Hotels in Cortez
Handicapped Access: Limited viewing from the car.
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Area CPW Office: Durango, (970) 247-0855