Gypsum Ponds SWA
! STATE WILDLIFE AREA (SWA) ALERT !
I-70 to Gypsum exit, take S side frontage road of I-70 E to a parking area. SWA on N side of Eagle River only.
min. 6,271 ft - max 6,389 ft
Coldwater lake;#Coldwater stream;#
Public access is prohibited between sunset and sunrise to all users except those in the act of hunting or fishing.Dogs are prohibited from March 15 - June 15 to protect nesting waterfowl. Dogs are prohibited on the eastern ponds, except when being used for waterfowl hunting.
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
Originally acquired in a land exchange with the Colorado Department of Highways because of the building of I-70. Wildlife includes: deer, cottontails, great blue herons, redtail hawks, owls, bald eagles, ducks and geese.
Area CPW Office: Glenwood Springs, (970) 947-2920.