Shadow Mountain Lake

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

Recreation managed by the U.S. Forest Service, P.O. Box 10, Granby, CO 80446; (970) 887-4100. Developments include 1 campground with 80 campsites and 2 boat-launch ramps. Good access exists. Total water surface available for recreation is approximately 1,346 surface acres. Primary recreational activities are camping, fishing, and power boating. Primary sport fish are bown trout, rainbow trout, and salmon. Facilities closed in winter due to ice and snow conditions.

Colorado-Big Thompson
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Forest Service USDA  
  Box 10  
  Granby CO 80446  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 1102
  Developed Public Use 29
  Undeveloped 1073
Water Surface (acres) Total 1346
  Available for Recreation 1346
Shoreline (miles) Total 8
  Available for Recreation 8
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other none
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 1
  Campsites 78
  Tent Only Campsites 5
  RV Hookups 3
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 2
  Picnic Tables 41
  Picnic Shelters 0
  Swimming Beaches 0
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 2
  Boat Launch Lanes 3
  Mooring Buoys 10
  Slip Mooring Spaces 168
  Concessions 2
Potable Water Campgrounds 4
  Picnic Areas 2
  Other Locations 2
Toilets Campgrounds 2
  Picnic Areas 3
  Other Locations 0
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 1
  Boat 0

West Portal Alva B. Adams Tunnel-Grand Lake Boat Ramp Area

Recreation managed by Grand Lake, CO 80447; (303)627-3435. Approximately 10-acre area. Facilities include a boat ramp and parking area. Natural lake adjacent to town of Grand Lake, with opportunities for power boating, sailing, and fishing. Fishing access is good. Closed in winter due to ice and snow conditions.

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