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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Biking:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:

Dispersed Camping

Recreation areas with activity Dispersed Camping:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

River and Stream Fishing

Recreation areas with activity River and Stream Fishing:

Horse Camping

Recreation areas with activity Horse Camping:

Horse Riding

Recreation areas with activity Horse Riding:

OHV Road Riding

Recreation areas with activity OHV Road Riding:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation areas with activity OHV Trail Riding:

Caving

Recreation areas with activity Caving:

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Swimming

Recreation areas with activity Swimming:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Tubing

Recreation areas with activity Tubing:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Waterskiing

Recreation areas with activity Waterskiing:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Windsurfing

Recreation areas with activity Windsurfing:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Skiing/Snowboarding

Recreation areas with activity Skiing/Snowboarding:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Recreation areas with activity XC Skiing/Snowshoeing:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Snowmobiling

Recreation areas with activity Snowmobiling:
Hours of Operation:
Rental info:

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.873977

  Longitude : 
-106.30105