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Mountain Home Reservoir State Wildlife Area
Description: A small reservoir surrounded by pinyon-juniper covered hills, this lake is typically not the most productive but sometimes hosts decent numbers of ducks, gulls, and the occasional loon. Keep an eye out for the species typical of pinyon-juniper habitat, including Pinyon Jay.
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Pinyon/Juniper Forest
Directions: From Fort Garland, head east on US 160 a little over two miles to Trinchera Ranch Road and turn right (south). Continue about two miles south to Icehouse Road. From here you can head a mile west to the north entrance, or a mile south to the south entrance.
Dates of Access: Any
Hours of Operation: Daylight hours
Delorme: 91 A7
Roads of Colorado: 152 A1
Ownership: Colorado Division of Wildlife
Lodging: Primitive camping
Parking: Gravel parking area
Restrictions or Hazards: None
Handicap Access: Some viewing from car
URL: Mountain Home Reservoir State Wildlife Area Website