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The Great High Prairie - Prowers County, Lamar, Colorado

Turk’s Pond State Wildlife Area

Check this small pond for ducks during the fall and spring, and shorebirds if the water is low. The few small trees around the lake could contain migrants in season, and sparrows during the winter. The small pond across from the entrance road often has as many ducks as Turk’s Pond does.

Property: 200 acres of land with 50 acres of surface area.
Motorboats: Prohibited. Only craft propelled by hand, wind, or electric motors are permitted.
Facilities: None
Camping: Prohibited
Access: Prohibited from November 1 to the end of waterfowl season
Species: Black Crappie, Saugeye, Largemouth Bass, Wipers, Channel Catfish, Trout, Bullhead.
Most abundant species: Channel Catfish, Saugeye, and Bullhead.

Turk’s Pond State Wildlife Area

Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.

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