Continental Reservoir Fishing Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This large irrigation impoundment is regularly stocked with catchable trout but the water level fluctuates.  It has a parking lot, a restroom and a concrete boat ramp.  Boats with motors are allowed as long as they travel wakeless. Camping not allowed.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 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.
Reservations: Camping not allowed.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Toilets,Parking
Fees No Fee
Usage: Light
Best Season: Year Around
Busiest Season: Year Around
Restrictions: Park in designated areas only.  Must have a Colorado fishing license to angle and a Colorado boat registration if motorized boat.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: 1 New Vault Toilet, Accessible
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Creede Colorado 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

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Boating - Motorized

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Amenities

Toilets
Parking
Boat ramp
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.88377576

  Longitude : 
-107.2031409

  Elevation : 
10250

 



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