Pueblo Reservoir

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Recreation managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Pueblo State Park, 640 Reservoir Rd., Pueblo, CO 81005; (719)561-9320 or (719)561-4909. Facilities include 4 campgrounds accommodating approximately 400 campsites and associated facilities such as modern shower and rest room facilities, a recreation information center, 2 boat ramps, and 2 marina complexes. A water recreation area, downstream from Pueblo Dam, includes a swim beach and bathhouse area. A state-of-the-art fish hatchery constructed downstream from the dam. Approximately 16,500-acre wildlife lands are managed by the Colorado Divsion of Wildlife. Access is good. Total water surface available for recreation is 4,646 surface acres. Primary sport fish available are largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, rainbow,and brown trout. Nature,hiking, and bicycle trails exist as well as facilitiesfor those with physical impairments (fishing pier available). Major activities include fishing, camping, and motorized boating. Facililties closed in winter because of ice and snow and adverse weather conditions. See Also Colorado State Park at Pueblo.

  Pueblo  
  Colorado-Big Thompson  
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Colorado Division Of Parks
and Outdoor Recreation
 
  1313 Sherman Street  
  Denver CO 80203  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 13035
  Developed Public Use 8149
  Undeveloped 11925
Water Surface (acres) Total 4646
  Available for Recreation 4646
Shoreline (miles) Total 60
  Available for Recreation 60
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas yes
  Boat Launch Facilities yes
  Parking no
  Other no
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 5
  Campsites 400
  Tent Only Campsites 7
  RV Hookups 281
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities yes
  Picnic Areas 5
  Picnic Tables 346
  Picnic Shelters 4
  Swimming Beaches 1
  Swim Shower Facilities yes
  Boat Launch Ramps 2
  Boat Launch Lanes 12
  Mooring Buoys 20
  Slip Mooring Spaces 660
  Concessions 6
Potable Water Campgrounds 65
  Picnic Areas 29
  Other Locations 7
Toilets Campgrounds 22
  Picnic Areas 15
  Other Locations 23
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 2
  Boat 2

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