! STATE WILDLIFE AREA (SWA) ALERT !
LOWER QUEENS (Neeskah): From Eads, go 15 miles south on HWY 287 to County Road C; then 3.5 miles east to Upper Queens. Follow access road south 2 miles.UPPER QUEENS: From Eads, go 15 miles south on HWY 287 to County Road C; then 3.5 miles east.NEE GRONDA: From Eads, go 15 miles south on HWY 287; then 1 mile.NEE SO PAH: Closed as posted.NEE NOSHE: From Eads, go 11 miles south on HWY 287 to Kiowa County boat ramp access road; then .25 mile east to public boat ramp.
min. 3,817 ft - max 4,077 ft
Bobwhite quail;#Deer;#Dove;#Pheasant;#Rabbit;#Scaled quail;#Squirrel;#Waterfowl;#
Public access in the Upper Queens, Nee Noshe, Nee So Pah and Nee Gronde areas is prohibited except to retrieve downed waterfowl from Nov. 1 through the last day of the migratory waterfowl season as posted.
Public access in Lower Queens is prohibited except to retrieve downed waterfowl from Dec. 1 through the last day of the migratory waterfowl season as posted.
The closures provide waterfowl resting areas designed to keep birds from leaving the area.
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
Note: Queens SWA users should be aware that leased areas (Hatcher and Gilbert) are of a temporary nature and can be cancelled at any time. Please check with Lamar Area CDOW Office prior to using these areas for any purpose.
Area CPW Office: Lamar, (719) 336-6600.