Green Mountain Reservoir

food nearby Lodging nearby primitive campsites public facilities boatramps hiking/nature trails swimming canoeing

Recreation is managed by theU.S. Forest Service, P.O. Box 620, Silverthorne, CO 80498; (970) 468-5400. Recreational developments include 6 campgrounds,208 campsites, and 2 boat-launch facilities. Good access. One swim beach. Water surface for fishing is approximately 2,125acres. Fishing is the primary recreational activity, followed by power boating and camping. Primary sport fish available arebrown trout, rainbow trout, and salmon. Campgrounds closed in winter due to snow and ice.

Green Mountain Reservoir
Colorado-Big Thompson
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Forest Service Area  
  P O Box 620  
  Silverthorne CO 80498  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 2108
  Developed Public Use 168
  Undeveloped 1830
Water Surface (acres) Total 2125
  Available for Recreation 2125
Shoreline (miles) Total 19
  Available for Recreation 19
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other none
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 6
  Campsites 208
  Tent Only Campsites 0
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 0
  Picnic Tables 80
  Picnic Shelters 0
  Swimming Beaches 1
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 2
  Boat Launch Lanes 2
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 2
Potable Water Campgrounds 14
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 2
Toilets Campgrounds 2
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 0
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 0
  Boat 0

Green Mountain Camp Facilities

hiking/nature trails

Managed by Summit County Government, Planning Division, P.O. Box 68, Breckenridge, CO 80424; (303) 453-2561, ext. 115. Day-use picnic area and proposed historical interpretive complex under renovation and development by Summit County. Consists of 10 acres and four buildings, remnants of the old Bureau of Reclamation construction camp. Located downstream from Green Mountain Dam. River fishing for trout and river kayaking opportunities exist in summer. Winter closure because of ice and snow conditions.

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