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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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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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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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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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