Kortes Reservoir/miracle Mile Area Facilities

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Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, Wyoming Area Office, P.O. Box 1630, Mills, WY 82644; (307) 261-5628. Located on the North Platte River 54 miles southwest of Casper, and 34 miles northeast of Rawlins, and in Carbon County. Access from I-80 via Carbon County Rd. 351. Access from U.S. 220 via Natrona County Hwy. 407 and Carbon County roads 291 and 351. Kortes Reservoir is located in a narrow canyon below Seminoe Dam. No boat ramp available due to frequent water surges from Seminoe Dam. No boat ramp available due to frequent water surges from Seminoe Dam. The Miracle Mile Area extends downstream approximately 5.5 miles from the bottom of Kortes Dam to the boundary of the southern management unit of the Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge. Eleven primitive camping areas in the Miracle Mile. Available species include brown trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and walleye. No fish stocked in Kortes Reservoir. Rainbow trout stocked annually in the Miracle Mile. A barrier-free fishing pier and restroom are located at the Miracle Mile

  Kortes Reservoir-Miracle Mile  
  Pick-Sloan MBP  
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Bureau of Reclamation
Wyoming Area Office
 
  P O Box 1630  
  Mills WY 82644  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 2807
  Developed Public Use 10
  Undeveloped 2652
Water Surface (acres) Total 131
  Available for Recreation 131
Shoreline (miles) Total 3
  Available for Recreation 3
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds no
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other no
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 11
  Campsites 0
  Tent Only Campsites 0
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 0
  Picnic Tables 60
  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 0
Potable Water Campgrounds 17
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 0
  Picnic Areas 0
  Other Locations 0
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 0
  Boat 0

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