Groundhog Reservoir SWA
! STATE WILDLIFE AREA (SWA) ALERT !
From Dolores, go 25 miles north on USFS Road 256 to USFS Road 533, then 5 miles northeast.
min. 8,721 ft - max 8,741 ft
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
Lake is located in open, high mountain ranch land, surrounded by aspen and spruce/fir mixed forest. Reservoir is surrounded by private land. Maximum depth of lake is 97 feet with an average depth of 30 feet. Some fluctuation and draw-down occursin late summer, but usually not severe.
Area CPW Office: Durango, (970) 247-0855.