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State Wildlife Area

 
Arkansas River/Big Bend SWA

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County
Chaffee;#

Location
GMU: 56

From Poncha Springs, go 4 miles N on Hwy. 285, the go 0.125 of a mile E on CR 165. Parking is at W end. From Salida, go NW on Hwy. 291 for 3.5 miles. Go 0.75 of a mile S on CR 150, then 0.5 of a mile SW on CR 166 to N bank of Arkansas River. Parking E side of road.


Elevation
min. 7,111 ft - max 7,186 ft

Acreage
11

Hunting

Fishing
Coldwater stream;#

Recreation

Facilities

Restrictions
​Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds visitors to check current hunting, fishing and land use regulations when planning to visit a State Wildlife Area. Refer to the Recreational Lands Brochure, as well as the Fishing and Hunting Regulation Brochures located on the Regulations Brochures Page. State Wildlife Area visitors can also find rules and regulations information in Chapter 9 Regulations.

Contact Info
Area CPW Office: Salida, (719) 530-5520