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Rifle Gap Reservoir

Recreation at Rifle Gap Dam and Reservoir, Silt Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The clear water at Rifle Gap Reservoir is excellent for scuba diving. Other water activities include boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, ...

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Silver Jack Reservoir

Silver Jack Dam and Reservoir are part of the Bostwick Park Project. Recreation at Silver Jack Reservoir is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Uncompahgre National Forest. The Reservoir is located on Big Cimarron River about 20 miles above the junction with the Gunnison River at ...

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Taylor Park Reservoir

Taylor Park Reservoir is on the Taylor River, a tributary of the Gunnison River. The dam is an earthfill structure 206 feet high, with a length of 675 feet and a volume of 1,115,000 cubic yards. Taylor Park Dam and reservoir are major features of the Uncomphagre Project. Recreation ...

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Vallecito Reservoir

Vallecito Dam and Reservoir was completed in 1941 and is the principle feature of the Pine River Project in southwest Colorado. Sheltered in a secluded mountain valley at about 8,000 feet above sea level, the Reservoir is one of the largest and most beautiful bodies of water in Colorado. ...

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Vega Reservoir

Recreation at Vega Dam and Reservoir, Collbran Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. Vega sits nestled on the Grand Mesa high above the little mountain town of Collbran, Colorado. The reservoir is known for its ...

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Platoro Reservoir

Located in a geologic area consisting of a complex volcanic bedrock material, lies Platoro Reservoir and Dam. This earth-fill structure is located on the beautiful Conejos River, about one mile above the town of Platoro, Colorado. Gaze at the high mountain valley and broad vistas of the surrounding San ...

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Crawford Reservoir

Crawford Reservoir was created by Crawford Dam which crosses Iron Creek, a tributary of the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River. The reservoir is part of the Smith Fork Project. Recreation at Crawford Reservoir is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with ...

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Flatiron Reservoir

Flatiron Reservoir is 47 acres of water surrounded by 200 acres of public land. It is located northwest of Carter Lake at an elevation of 5,470 feet and is part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project operated by the Bureau of Reclamation and the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. The ...

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East Portal Reservoir

East Portal Reservoir is a feature of the Colorado - Big Thompson Project. The campground sits at the base of a mountainside pine forest and provides visitors with a getaway to the great outdoors. The campground has 90 sites available for overnight use alongside a charming day-use picnic ...

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Stony Gorge Reservoir

Stony Gorge Dam, Orland Project, completed in 1928, is on Stony Creek about 18 miles downstream from East Park Dam and five miles west of Fruto in western Glenn county. The dam is a concrete slab and buttress structure with a height of 139 feet and a crest length ...

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