Beaver Creek Reservoir

  • South Fork
  • Favorite Spot
Elevation: 8800
  • Car (4x4 not required)
  • Winter travel (snowmobile, snowshoes, skis)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Year-round
Seasonal Accessability Notes: Snow closes access to car, then winter travel is necessary
Water Type:
  • Lake/Pond/Reservoir
  • Stream/Creek
  • Ice Fishing
Driving Directions:

In South Fork, CO, at intersection of Hwy 149 and US 160, take US 160 west 1.4 miles to Beaver Creek Rd. sign. Turn left at sign onto Beaver Creek Rd. and go 3 miles to Lower Beaver campground sign. Keep going another .75 miles to the Upper Beaver Campground sign. Turn right into the parking area.

Restrictions: Colorado Fishing License; cutthroat must be returned to water immediately. Snagging kokanee permitted Oct. 1-Dec. 31
Commonly Caught Species:
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brook Trout
  • Brown Trout
  • Kokanee Salmon
Suggested Bait: Caught on any type of rig that you may want to use whether bait, lure or flies. Also, ice fishing. Snagging kokanee permitted Oct 1-Dec 31
Fishing Method:
  • Flyfishing
  • Boat
  • Spin Fishing
Boat Type:
  • Motorized Boats Allowed
Handicap Accessible:
  • Yes
Description & Notes:

114 acres of water. Boats allowed, no wakes, motors OK, concrete boat ramp.

Photo Credits:

Photo by Faustinah •