Green Mountain/Heeney Area


Picnic table and fire pit in grass alongside a large reservoir

Green Mountain Reservoir lies at the northern end of Summit County, Colorado along the Blue River near the town of Heeney. There are 6 campgrounds at the reservoir and a 7th campground is located along Cataract Creek adjacent to Eagles Nest Wilderness and various hiking trails.

The reservoir has boat-launch facilities and is a popular spot for motor boating, sailing, canoeing, and water skiing. Fishing is also primary recreational activity at the reservoir. Primary sport fish available are brown trout, rainbow trout, and salmon.

This area is bear country! Storage of food, garbage and bear attractants is required. Wilderness regulations apply in Eagles Nest Wilderness.

Boat ramp leading into a large reservoir Camp site on open grass on the elevated bank of a large reservoir. Bald eagle nest in a tree along the edge of a large lake. Picnic tables and large metal bear boxes in a open rocky setting with evergreens. Looking down on a river running between evergreens and rocky cliffs.

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