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Green Mountain Reservoir

Green Mountain Reservoir is located on the Blue River approximately twelve miles southeast of Kremmling, CO on the Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado. Constructed between 1938 and 1943, the reservoir provides compensatory storage to West Slope residents for water diverted to the East Slope via the Colorado-Big ...

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Lake Estes

Lake Estes, a feature of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, is formed by Olympus Dam constructed across the Big Thompson River. The afterbay storage in Lake Estes and the forebay storage in Marys Lake enable the Estes powerplant to meet daily variations in energy demand. In addition to energy ...

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Lake Granby

Granby Dam and Lake Granby, features of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project are on the Colorado River near Granby, Colorado. The lake and dam are surrounded by the Arapaho National Forest and Rocky Mountain Park. There are many recreational opportunities available for visitors. There are 260 campsites and three ...

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Nelson Reservoir

Nelson Reservoir is a Bureau of Reclamation area located in northeast Montana. At an elevation of 2,500 feet, the recreation area encompasses 288 acres. A campground is available offering several tent and trailer camping spots and the basic facilities including restrooms and drinking water. Swimming, fishing and boating may ...

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Pishkun Reservoir

Pishkun Reservoir is a 1500 acre reservoir that sits along the Rocky Mountain Front. It is quite scenic and relatively easy to get to. Although only a scattering of trees are found around the lake, the mountains to the west tower above the landscape, providing a beautiful backdrop for ...

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Jackson Gulch Reservoir

Recreation at Jackson Gulch Reservoir (located within Mancos State Park) is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. Jackson Gulch Dam was completed in 1950 and is the principal feature of the Mancos Project in southwestern Colorado. An ...

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Lemon Reservoir

Lemon Dam was completed in 1963 and is the principal feature of the Florida Project in southwest Colorado. The Florida Project is one of the initial group of participating projects authorized with the Colorado River Storage Project. The reservoir has a maximum surface area of 622 acres ...

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McPhee Reservoir

McPhee Dam, located on the Dolores River, is a rolled earth, sand, gravel, and rockfill structure with a volume of approximately 6,230,000 cubic yards. The crest of the dam is 270 feet high above streambed, 1,300 feet in length, and 30 feet wide. McPhee Reservoir was completed in 1985 ...

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Paonia Reservoir

Paonia Dam and Reservoir is part of the Paonia Project. Recreation at Paonia Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. Paonia Dam is on Muddy Creek about 1 mile upstream of its junction with Anthracite Creek, which ...

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Ridgway Reservoir

Ridgway Dam of the Dallas Creek Project was constructed on the Uncompahgre River in 1987 to increase water supplies for irrigation and municipal and industrial purposes, and to provide flood control. The project also includes recreational development at the reservoir and measures to enhance fishing opportunities on the Uncompahgre ...

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