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State Wildlife Area

 
Joe Moore Reservoir SWA

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County
Montezuma;#

Location
GMU: 73
From Mancos, go 4 miles northeast on HWY 184 to CR40; then 4 miles north.

Elevation
min. 7,665 ft - max 7,809 ft

Acreage
121 acres.

Hunting
Waterfowl;#

Fishing
Coldwater lake;#

Recreation
Boating;#

Facilities
Boat Ramp;#Restrooms;#

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
Average depth of lake is 12 ft. with max. 21 ft. Dam located on south end. Lake fed by irrigation diversion from Turkey Creek. Fluctuation of reservoir water level is moderate. Bank fishing has easy access. Surrounding vegetation is ponderosa pine and aspen. Public use governed by recreational easement between the State and Summit Irrigation Co.
Area CPW Office: Durango, (970) 247-0855.