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Willow Creek Reservoir

Willow Creek, a tributary on the Colorado River near Granby, Colorado, is diverted by Willow Creek Dam and Canal, features of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Willow Creek Pumping Plant lifts the water 175 feet; it then flows by gravity to Lake Granby. Recreation is managed for Reclamation by ...

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Navajo Reservoir - Colorado

Navajo Dam was completed in 1963. The reservoir is one of the four initial units of the Colorado River Storage Project, and is located in northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado, about 34 east of Farmington, New Mexico. The reservoir has a maximum surface area of 15,610 acres and ...

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Brantley Reservoir

Winding 13 miles upstream from the city of Carlsbad, New Mexico, you will find Brantley Dam. The project's main purpose was to replace McMillan Dam, which was declared unsafe. Additional benefits include irrigation, flood control, fish and wildlife enhancement, and recreation. Fishing, boating, camping, hiking, and ...

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Caballo Reservoir

The Caballo Mountains serve as a majestic backdrop for the Caballo Dam and Reservoir. For recreational opportunities, the Caballo Lake State Park offers a full array of water sports, winter waterfowl watching, and cactus gardens in bloom. Fishing opportunities on Caballo Reservoir are available for striped bass, white bass, ...

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Elephant Butte Reservoir

Imagine an ancient volcano, now an island in the reservoir, in the shape of an elephant! Elephant Butte Reservoir, created by a dam constructed in 1916 across the Rio Grande, is 40-miles long with more than 200-miles of shoreline. The surrounding ...

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Ruedi Reservoir

Ruedi Dam and Reservoir features of the Fryingpan Arkansas Project, are on the Fryingpan River about 15 miles east of Basalt, Colorado. Ruedi Dam is a rock and earthfill structure that stands about 285 feet high above streambed and has a crest length of 1,042 feet. The ...

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Lake Minatare State Recreation Area

Home of Nebraska's only lighthouse and a federal waterfowl refuge, scenic Lake Minatare State Recreation Area covers 2,970 acres with a 2,158 acre lake, 12 miles northeast of Scottsbluff. Lake Minatare State Recreation area claims choice camping and boating facilities. The modern campground has asphalt pads with electrical hookups, ...

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Merritt Reservoir

Located on the edge of the Sandhills and far from the lights of the city, scenic Merritt Reservoir is a popular destination for anglers, hunters and anyone else who enjoys nature and solitude. Fishing season is year-round on this vast 2,905 surface acre lake. Available species in the reservoir ...

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Sherman Reservoir

Sherman Reservoir is a popular fishing, hunting, and camping location in central Nebraska. The recreation area has a 2,845-acre lake and 4,721 land acres. The most popular species sought by anglers are walleye, crappie, catfish, white bass, and northern pike. Fishing typically begins in March when northern pike can ...

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Lahontan Reservoir

Lahontan Dam and reservoir are part of the Newlands Project, one of the first irrigation projects selected for construction following passage of the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902. In 1905 it became the first to deliver water from works constructed by the United State Government. The project diverts ...

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