East Portal Reservoir

lodging nearby food nearby primitive campsites hiking/nature trails

Recreation managed by Estes Valley Recreation and Park District, P.O. Box 1379, Estes Park, CO 80517; 586-8191. One concession campground for overnight camping accommodates 90 campsites. A day-use picnic area is located nearby. Water surface available for recreation is 2 acres. No boating allowed. The reservoir is not managed as a fishery, but an occasional rainbow trout is caught in this regulatory reservoir. The site has a trailhead, which provides access to Rocky Mountain National Park. Facilities are closed in winter due to ice and snow.

East Portal Reservoir
Colorado-Big Thompson
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Estes Valley Recreation
& Park District
 
  P O Box 1379  
  Estes CO 80517  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 70
  Developed Public Use 2
  Undeveloped 68
Water Surface (acres) Total 2
  Available forRecreation 2
Shoreline (miles) Total 1
  Available for Recreation 1
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other none
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 1
  Campsites 71
  Tent Only Campsites 0
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities yes
  Picnic Areas 1
  Picnic Tables 4
  Picnic Shelters 0
  Swimming Beaches 0
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 0
  Boat Launch Lanes 0
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 1
Potable Water Campgrounds 6
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 6
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 0
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 0
  Boat 0

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