Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area


Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area
The CDOW grows forage for the wildlife
Ranch house on the Oberosler Tract at Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area
Ranch house, Oberosler tract

From Aguilar take the Apishapa Road west following signs to property, or from Trinidad, go west on State Highway 12, 8 miles to Cokedale, turn north on Bon Carbo/Reilly Canyon road, follow the signs, or go 13 miles west of Trinidad on State Highway 12 just past Segundo to Sarcillo Canyon Road, turn north and follow the signs.

Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area is actually composed of two pieces. The Apishapa Road and the Sarcillo Canyon Road take you to the western piece, unless you go north on the Sarcillo Canyon Road about 9 miles and turn east on CR 30.1 (at La Garita) and follow the signs. The Bon Carbo Road meets up with CR 30.1 at the former Bon Carbo Post Office. Follow CR 30.1 west for about 4 miles to a well-signed intersection 4 miles south of the SWA entrance. Then just follow the signs.

ACRES: 6,450
HUNTING: Deer, elk, black bear, mountain lion, rabbit, squirrel, turkey
ACCESS: Access only from designated parking areas. No parking, camping or fires, except in designated areas.
FACILITIES: Rest rooms, drinking water

Camping area at Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area
The camping area on the Oberosler tract
Main camping area at Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area
The main camping area on the Dochter tract
Dochter Tract
More forage being grown on the Dochter tract
Map of Spanish Peaks State Wildlife Area
Photos courtesy of TheArmchairExplorer, CCA-by-SA 4.0 License