Road Canyon Boat Ramp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This boating site consists of a small concrete ramp, restroom, parking for trucks and trailers about 1/2 way up the length of the reservoir. This lake is regularly stocked with catchable rainbow trout and also supports a natural population of Brook Trout.

No camping allowed along the reservoir, picnic area, boat ramps or parking lots.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to Papoose fire.
Operational Hours: Usually Ice Free from May 15 through November 15
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Toilets
Fees NO FEE
Usage: Light
Best Season: June-September
Busiest Season: JULY
Restrictions: Boats allowed, no wakes, small gas or electric trolling motors OK, concrete boat ramp. No Camping at boatramp.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: 1 vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service/ DOW

General Information

Directions: Directions from Creede: Travel southwest on Colorado Highway 149 for 20.1 miles, to the intersection of Colorado Highway 149 and Forest Road #520 (Rio Grande Reservoir Road), then 5 miles west on Road #520 to the ramp area.

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Activities


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Boating - Motorized

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Amenities

Toilets
Boat ramp
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.76837003

  Longitude : 
-107.182648

  Elevation : 
9270

 



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