Fishing and Hunting on
State Trust Lands and Wildlife Areas
in Pueblo County, Colorado

Meadow view
wild turkey

Pueblo County State Trust Lands
Saint Charles - GMU 128

Pueblo County State Wildlife Areas
Lake Beckwith
Pueblo Reservoir
Runyon/Fountain Lakes

Pueblo County State Fish Unit
Saint Charles

From Pueblo go east on US 50 to 27th Lane. Go south on 27th Lane until it turns into Doyle Road. From end of pavement go 4 miles to access gate. Follow signs to parking lot.
ACRES: 16,675
OPEN: August 15 to February 28
HUNTING: Mule deer, pronghorn, scaled quail, mourning doves, rabbits, coyotes.
RESTRICTIONS: Discharging firearms prohibited within 1/4 mile of buildings; Access from parking areas only; Foot or horseback access only.

State Wildlife Areas

Lake Beckwith

  • No camping, hunting, fires or ice fishing allowed.
  • Only boating allowed is float tubes or watercraft propelled by hand, wind or electric motor.
  • Frozen surface of lake closed.
  • No habitat stamp required.
Pueblo Reservoir

From Pueblo go 7 miles west on Highway 96 to reservoir.
ACRES: 4,100
HUNTING: Deer, rabbit, turkey, dove, waterfowl, scaled quail
FISHING: Coldwater stream, coldwater lake
RECREATION: Picnicking, hiking, wildlife observation
FACILITIES: Rest room, nature trail
RESTRICTIONS: Camping prohibited, discharging firearms or bows prohibited except shotguns or bows while hunting, fires prohibited, field trials prohibited except Feb.1 - Mar. 31 & Aug. 1 - Sept. 30, target practicing prohibited.

  • Smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass must be 15 inches or longer
  • Bag and possession limit for walleye is 4 fish, 18 inches or longer
  • Underwater spearfishing permitted July 16 - March 14
  • Fishing prohibited from dam and within 50 feet of dam, Mar. 15 - April 15, 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Runyon/Fountain Lakes

From Pueblo go south on I-25 to exit 98A, then south on Santa Fe to Runyon Field Road, then east on Runyon Field Road for 1/2 mile to property.
FISHING: Warmwater, coldwater fishing
RECREATION: Picnicking, hiking, wildlife observation
FACILITIES: Rest rooms, nature trail, handicapped fishing dock
RESTRICTIONS: Ice fishing prohibited, boating prohibited, camping prohibited, fires prohibited, public prohibited sunset to sunrise except for fishing, water contact activities prohibited; no habitat stamp required if you stay on the bike path.

State Fish Unit

From Pueblo go 6 miles west of Pueblo Blvd. on Highway 96 to property.
RECREATION: Wildlife observation, limited tours
FACILITIES: Rest room, aquarium
RESTRICTIONS: No hunting or dogs allowed.

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