Continental Reservoir

  • Creede
Elevation: 10250
  • Car (4x4 not required)
  • Winter travel (snowmobile, snowshoes, skis)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Year-round
Seasonal Accessability Notes: This reservoir and the fishing is open year around but the lake is usually frozen from December until May and the parking area is snowed in. Snowmobiles and Ice Fishermen are still able to use it during the winter.
Water Type:
  • Lake/Pond/Reservoir
  • Stream/Creek
  • Ice Fishing
Driving Directions:

From Creede, take State highway 149 west for 25 miles to the Silver Thread Campground. Turn left on Forest Road 513. Travel northwest on 513 for 3 miles. Turn left and go west another 2 miles on Forest Road 513.1A to the Reservoir Dam.

Restrictions: Must have Colorado Fishing License to fish.
Commonly Caught Species:
  • Trout
  • Yes
Description & Notes:

Water level fluctuates. Parking lot, restroom and boat ramp on-site. Boats with motors are allowed, but must travel wakeless. No camping.