Rio Grande Reservoir Boating Site

Area Status: Open

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.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open from May 1 to Nov 15 normally, snowed in during winter.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: No Fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Will Not Accomodate large boats and trailers.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: 1 vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Creede CO, travel west on State Hiway 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.

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Lake and Pond Fishing

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