Fish stocking has ended for 2023. Check back in spring of 2024 for fish stocking updates.
As of 12/09/21 - Northside reservoir is catch and release only until further notice. This is due to a health and safety risk from eating fish or anything else from it.
The Bird Farm Recreation Area - is for non-consumptive recreation only for the majority of the year.
This includes dog training with or without caps/blanks, hiking, photography, etc.
To recreate in the Bird Farm you must check in through your iSportsman account and get a down range pass. To see if the Bird Farm is open, check the Fort Carson Open Areas page by clicking HERE.
You are required to stay at least 50 feet from any active bird nests, including the artificial bird nest boxes in the Bird Farm.
The Bird Farm has a maximum occupancy of four people.
For weekday and weekend hunting opportunities in the Bird Farm Rec Area for December 2023 check back for updates in the fall/winter.
FC/PCMS 2022-2023 Hunter Satisfaction Report - CLICK HERE
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2)
Important Notice - We Need Your Help
What is it?
State wildlife officials in Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah are working to track, manage, and prevent a deadly, highly contagious disease that infects wild and domestic rabbits and hares.
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2) is NOT transferrable to humans or other animals.
RHDV2 has been confirmed in the following areas by Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW).
CPW Fact Sheet
For more information on RHDV2: Click Here
COVID-19 & Recreational Access for DOD and NON DOD ID Card Holders
RV Parking & Reservations
Please call the MWR at 719-526-5366 or 719-526-5176 for reservations or information about Camp Hale.
If you are looking for dry (no electrical or water hookups) RV or primitive camping through the DPW - please CLICK HERE to register on iSportsman and purchase a camping permit for the Fort Carson fishing reservoirs or PCMS's Hill Ranch.
OTHER IMPORTANT NOTICES
Camp Hale is NOT open for hunting
Fort Carson is not a Trophy Buck management area. Our deer population has been drastically reduced via over harvest to research several methods to control chronic wasting disease (CWD).
All persons getting a downrange pass should be familiar with map reading and land navigation prior to accessing downrange areas.
DO NOT ENTER training areas that are not part of the Block on your Downrange Pass