Water Sports

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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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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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Lake Elwell

Tiber Dam and its reservoir, Lake Elwell, are on the Marias River in north-central Montana. The dam and reservoir are features of the Lower Marias Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project. The reservoir has 17,678 surface acres and 181 miles of shoreline. Fishing and boating are population ...

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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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O'Neill Forebay Dam

O'Neill Dam and Forebay are joint Federal-State facilities located on San Luis Creek 2.5 miles downstream from San Luis Dam. O'Neill Forebay Dam is a feature of the Central Valley Project - San Joaquin Division - San Luis Unit. The reservoir has a surface area of 2,250 acres ...

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Prosser Creek Reservoir

Prosser Creek Dam and Reservoir, completed in 1962, are located on Prosser Creek about one and a half miles above the confluence of Prosser Creek and the Truckee River. The dam and reservoir are features of the Washoe Project. Area is open year-round (frozen during winter). A ...

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Red Bluff Div. Dam & Reservoir

Red Bluff Reservoir is located on the Sacramento River about two miles southeast of Red Bluff, CA. Lake Red Bluff is a seasonal lake (May 16 through September 14) formed on the Sacramento River by the closure of the gates at Red Bluff Diversion Dam. The ...

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