Water Sports

Bucket for activities that take place on and in the water
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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Rye Patch Reservoir

Rye Patch Dam and Reservoir are on the Humboldt River about 26 miles upstream from Lovelock, Nevada. The Dam, constructed in 1935-36 and enlarged in 1976, is 78 feet high with a crest length of 1,074 feet. The dam is a major feature of the Humboldt Project. ...

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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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Avalon Reservoir

At only five to six feet deep, Avalon Reservoir encompasses 66 acres on the scenic Pecos River. The dam is an earth-fill structure that was constructed in 1907. Fishing, scuba-diving, canoeing, and kayaking are some of the recreational opportunities that can be found at this park. The year-round fishing ...

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Pueblo Reservoir

Recreation at Pueblo Reservoir is managed by the Colorado State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, Eastern Colorado Area Office, Loveland, Colorado.Pueblo Reservoir was created by Pueblo Dam which crosses the Arkansas River. The reservoir is part of the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project. The 1.7 million ...

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Marys Lake

Marys Lake Dikes, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, are 2 dikes on the shoreline of Marys Lake, 2 miles from Estes Park, Colorado. Recreation at the lake is managed by The Estes Valley Recreation and park district. The lake provides a number of recreational activities for visitors. There are 270 campsites ...

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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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