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State Wildlife Area


Brush Prairie Ponds SWA


GMU: 99
From Brush, go south on Clayton St to check station; then south 2.25 miles to parking area.

min. 4,254 ft - max 4,355 ft

1,600 acres




Duck blinds;#


Public access is prohibited from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. daily, except when authorized by a night hunting permit. Public access is restricted to foot traffic only. Camping, fires, and target practice are prohibited. 

Brush Prairie Ponds SWA is one of several in the Small Game & Waterfowl Reservation System.

Reservations can be made using the link above or by calling 1-800-846-9453 (UGO-WILD) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays. Make sure you have your hunting license, CID number, and license plate numbers handy before you call.

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
Area has been leased from City of Brush since 1987 and managed primarily for waterfowl production and limited hunting.
Area CPW Office: Brush, (970) 842-6300.