Prewitt Reservoir is nestled in a vibrant ecosystem in Northeast Colorado. The lake is around 2400 acres when full and offers year round recreation.
The parks sits on about 3,047 acres, a mix of grasslands, wetlands and lake. Amenities include a boat ramp, picnic areas, primitive restrooms, and hiking trails.
Visitors age 19 through 64 must possess an Annual Jumbo SWA/Prewitt SWA access permit, or a valid hunting or fishing license.
The tiny towns of Merino and Hillrose are located on either side of Prewitt on Highway 6. Each has a place or two to eat and drink.
ActivitiesJackson Lake and North Sterling Reservoir. Both are state parks, and about an hour a way.
Address: Highway 6, Merino
Phone: 970-842-6300 – area CPW office
Season: Year round
Fee: Need fishing or hunting license
Pets: Yes, on-leash (unless hunting)
Map: Prewitt Reservoir (PDF)