Joe Moore Reservoir SWA
! STATE WILDLIFE AREA (SWA) ALERT !
From Mancos, go 4 miles northeast on HWY 184 to CR40; then 4 miles north.
min. 7,665 ft - max 7,809 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
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.