Two Buttes Dam and Wildlife Area

County Road 30 (21 mi. NE of Springfield), Two Buttes, CO 81084
Local: 719-336-6600
Region: Southeast City: Two Buttes


The 1909 dam is significant for its engineering and as an intact example of a turn-of-the-century earthen dam built to aid in irrigating portions of southeastern Colorado. The dam was built before machinery with horses, mules and hand labor.