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Prewitt Reservoir State Wildlife Area

Messex, Colorado
10 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

https://cpw.state.co.us/learn/Maps/PrewittReservoirSWA_geo.pdf

A valid hunting or fishing license OR SWA pass is required for everyone 16 or older accessing this state wildlife area. For more information, read the frequently asked questions.

These can be purchased through CPW authorized sales…

Fee Info

This campground is only free if you have a Colorado state wildlife permit OR Colorado state hunting and fishing license.

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Location

Prewitt Reservoir State Wildlife Area is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground

Directions

From I-76 at the Merino exit (Exit 102), go 1 mile north to U.S. 6, then 3 1/2 miles northeast (right) to the entrance and follow signs to the boat ramp. There is parking below the dam for fishing the dam or hunting the sloughs to the east.

Coordinates

40.4211416 N
103.3889376 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

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10 Reviews

Jamie C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2022

Free & Easy to Find

Google took us right to it. Easy to get to. The road in is rigid, not pot hole-y, just small bumps that make for a shaky road. Past that, it was fine. There are a lot of campers, but plenty of spaces even at midnight on a Friday night. Beautiful trees and small reservoir. Watch for the no-seeums in…

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Month of VisitAugust
R
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2021

Birding paradise for the price of a fishing license

Basic “at large” camping here with vault toilets and dumpsters provided but NO POTABLE WATER. Suitable sites for tenting, van and RV parking lie along the verge of the reservoir high water line. Generally a quiet camping area but big RVs translate to loud generators that run all night when it’s…

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Month of VisitOctober
TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2021

How do you find this place?

We called the reservations number, listed on the app. Spoke with 2 different people that seemed to have no knowledge of the possibility of camping here. The 2⭐️⭐️ are only because we just couldn’t find the place.

Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Prewitt Reservoir State Wildlife Area is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground

Directions

From I-76 at the Merino exit (Exit 102), go 1 mile north to U.S. 6, then 3 1/2 miles northeast (right) to the entrance and follow signs to the boat ramp. There is parking below the dam for fishing the dam or hunting the sloughs to the east.

Coordinates

40.4211416 N
103.3889376 W

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