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Oak Ridge & Lake Avery State Wildlife Area
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Oak Ridge & Lake Avery State Wildlife Area, Colorado
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Description: 9498 acres, 6700-8300foot elevation. Consists of four areas: Bel Aire Unit,157 acres;Lake Avery Unit,2139 acres;Sleepy Cat Ponds Unit,27 acres;Wilbur Unit,1807 acres. Excellent hunting for waterfowl, deer, elk, black bear, blue grouse, cottontail rabbit, dove, & band-tailed pigeon. Fishing in Lake Avery for rainbow trout, some brook & cutthroat trout. Fishing in the White River for trout & whitefish. Three areas are designated for camping. Corrals are available. Some areas are restricted to motorized vehicles. Extensive use by the public.

Location: From Meeker go north 1.5 miles on CO 13 to County Road 8, then east for nine miles.

Address: Colorado Parks and Wildlife Headquarters
1313 Sherman Street Suite 618
Denver, CO  80203
Phone: (303)297-1192

Season: July 15 - November 30

Fee: no

Reservations: no
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability
 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports

Services and Facilities
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability  An A for Accessible indicates the service or facility is accessible to people with disabilities
 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: No boating over 20 mph. No waterskiing. Oakridge Unit-no public access from December 1 to July 16. Sleepy Ponds and Sleepy Cat Fishing-no public access except for fishing.
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