Las Animas County, Colorado

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Huerfano County, Colorado

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Bosque del Oso State Wildlife Area


From Trinidad go 21 miles west to the east edge of Weston. Turn left and follow the signs. This is the large property that the CDOW bought with the help of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. The property is incredible, however, "Bear Woods" is a very apt name.

At a glance...

  • ACRES: 30,000+/-
  • OPEN: April 1 to November 30. This is mostly for elk wintering and calving range so things may be a little different.
  • WILDLIFE: Deer, elk, black bear, mountain lion, small game, wild turkey
  • FISHING: Cold water stream
    Campfires prohibited except in designated areas and in fire containment structures provided by the DOW
    Discharging firearms or bows prohibited except while hunting
    Camping prohibited outside designated areas, except by hunters during established hunting seasons
    Parking allowed only in designated areas
    Unattended food and/or garbage is prohibited, unless it is stored in a bear-resistant manner or container
    Commercial use of this property without prior approval is prohibited
    Fishing allowed from the beginning of Memorial Day Weekend to the end of Labor Day Weekend
    Fishing is restricted to flies and lures only, catch and release
    Property is closed to all public use Dec. 1 to Mar. 30 each year, except for properly licensed big game hunters
    All deer, elk, black bear and turkey licenses are limited. See CDOW regulations for application information
    Any hay or straw brought onto the property must be certified as "noxious weed free"

Cities and Towns near Bosque del Oso State Wildlife Area

Segundo.  Segundo was once the largest coal processing center west of Chicago, boasting 800 coking ovens.

Stonewall.  Stonewall is a village located at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on Highway 12.

Weston.  Weston, a village of spectacular scenery and rich history, is located about 20 miles west of Trinidad on Highway 12.

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