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Rio Grande Reservoir

  • Creede
Elevation: 9400
  • Car (4x4 not required)
  • Winter travel (snowmobile, snowshoes, skis)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Year-round
Seasonal Accessability Notes: Snowed in from Nov 15 to May 1
Water Type:
  • Lake/Pond/Reservoir
Driving Directions:

From Creede CO, travel west on State Highway 149 for 19 miles. Turn left and go west on Forest Service road 520. Stay on 520 for another 13 miles to the midpoint of the Reservoir. Turn left and go south on the access road to the water.

Restrictions: Must have Colorado Fishing License to fish.
Fishing Method:
  • Flyfishing
  • Boat
  • Spin Fishing
Boat Type:
  • Motorized Boats Allowed
  • Yes
Description & Notes:

This is a primitive boat ramp and reservoir access road about 1/2 way along the Rio Grande Reservoir. There is a vault toilet here. Not recommended for large boats and long trailers.  Motors are allowed on this large reservoir.  Fish are stocked during summer months.

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