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East Portal Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (970)-679-4570 Distance: 7.85 miles

East Portal Reservoir is a feature of the Colorado - Big Thompson Project. This charming campground sits at the base of a mountain in the midst of a pine forest. The campground within East Portal contains 70 campsites that provide amenities such as RV hookups, two shower houses and tent camping. A trail head leads into Rocky Mountain National Park and a free shuttle provides access into the town ...

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Marys Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (970)-679-4570 Distance: 8.32 miles

Marys Lake is part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. There are 2 dikes on the shoreline of Marys Lake, located approximately 2 miles from Estes Park, Colorado. There is a developed campground accommodating 138 campsites, which includes RV and tent camping sites with utility hookups, two full service shower houses, as well as a small convenience store are also located on site. The reservoir ha...

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rank: 25 9 Activites Phone: (970)-586-1206 Email: romo_information@nps.gov Distance: 10.00 miles

Rocky Mountain National Park's 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road – which crests over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds – along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times. In a world of superlatives, Rocky is on top!

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Lake Estes National Park

9 Activites Phone: (970)-586-8176 Distance: 10.51 miles

Lake Estes, a feature of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, is formed by Olympus Dam constructed across the Big Thompson River. The afterbay storage in Lake Estes and the forebay storage in Marys Lake enable the Estes powerplant to meet daily variations in energy demand. Recreation facilities include a nine-hole golf course, five picnic and associated day-use areas, and a marina. Good access to ...

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Indian Peaks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 12.89 miles

The Indian Peaks Wilderness now contains a total of 77,711 acres and is managed by the Forest Service and the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1978 the Indian Peaks Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportuniti...

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Pinewood Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (970)-679-4570 Email: www.parksoffice@co.larimer.co.us Distance: 15.21 miles

Pinewood Lake is located about 12 miles southwest of Loveland, Colorado. The Lake and Dam are a small part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, one of the largest and most complex ever constructed by Reclamation. The reservoir has approximately 97 water surface acres, 142 land acres and 3 miles of shoreline. It stores, regulates, and diverts water from the Colorado River on the western slope of...

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Carter Reservoir (Carter Lake) National Park

9 Activites Phone: (970)-679-4570 Email: www.parksoffice@co.larimer.co.us Distance: 17.16 miles

Developments include 5 campgrounds with 151 campsites and 3 boat-launch ramps. A concession-operated public marina located at the north end of the lake (970.667.1062). A concession for members only (Sail Club) is operated on the northwest shore of the lake.The reservoir has approximately 1,144 water surface acres, 910 land acres and 8 miles of shoreline. Access is good. Primary recreation activiti...

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Shadow Mountain Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (970)-887-4100 Email: www.fs.fed.us Distance: 17.48 miles

Shadow Mountain Dam and Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, are on the Colorado River below its confluence with the Grand Lake outlet. 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 and 8 miles of shoreline. Primary recreational activities are camping, fishing,...

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Flatiron Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (970)-679-4570 Email: www.parksoffice@co.larimer.co.us Distance: 17.74 miles

Flatiron Dam and Reservoir are located on Chimney Hollow Creek 8 miles southwest of Loveland, Colorado. The dam and reservoir are features of the Colorado - Big Thompson Project. One campground with 41 campsites. Access is good. THe reservoir has approximately 47 water surface acres, 248 land acres and 2 miles of shoreline. No boating currently allowed. Primary recreational activities include fish...

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Lake Granby National Park

9 Activites Phone: (970)-887-4100 Email: www.fs.fed.us Distance: 19.52 miles

Granby Dam and Lake Granby, features of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project are on the Colorado River near Granby, Colorado. Developments include 260 campsites and 3 boat-launch ramps. Total water surface available for recreation is approximately 7,250 surface acres. Primary recreation activities are power boating, fishing, and camping. Primary sport fish are rainbow trout, mackinaw trout, and salm...

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Alpine Loop National Park

Phone: (970)-641-0471 Distance: 22.79 miles

The Alpine Loop leaves pavement and people behind, crossing the remote, rugged, spectacular heart of the San Juan Mountains. Created by the forces of nature, these mountains, valleys, streams, and lakes now offer visitors the chance to explore the wild back country of Colorado. If height is what you are looking for, the Alpine Loop has hiking trails that access five of Colorado's "fourteener&" pe...

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Willow Creek Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (970)-887-4100 Distance: 24.35 miles

Willow Creek, a tributary on the Colorado River near Granby, Colorado, is diverted by Willow Creek Dam and Canal, features of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Willow Creek Pumping Plant lifts the water 175 feet; it then flows by gravity to Lake Granby.Recreation is managed for Reclamation by the Forest Service. Developments include 1 campground with 35 campsites and 1 boat-launch facility. Good...

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Never Summer Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.38 miles

The Never Summer Wilderness now contains a total of 21,090 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Never Summer Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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Comanche Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.98 miles

The Comanche Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 66,791 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Comanche Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Neota Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 26.58 miles

The Neota Wilderness now contains a total of 9,924 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Neota Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increasing ...

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Horsetooth Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (970)-679-4570 Email: www.parksoffice@co.larimer.co.us Distance: 29.46 miles

Horsetooth Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, furnishes the main water supply for the Poudre Valley. The reservoir is 6.5 miles long, and is formed by four large earthfill dams. Developments include 4 campgrounds, 111 campsites, and 7 boat-launch ramps. A concession-operated public marina is located at the Inlet Bay area. Concession operated restaurant (Cordova's Horsetooth Lighthouse, 97...

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Cache La Poudre Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 30.12 miles

The Cache La Poudre Wilderness now contains a total of 9,258 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Cache La Poudre Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Vasquez Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 33.14 miles

The Vasquez Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 12,300 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Vasquez Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (303)-289-0232 Email: rockymountainarsenal@fws.gov Distance: 34.26 miles

Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in Arvada, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. The Refuge consists of approximately 72 acres, with 63 acres of upland habitat and 9 acres of wetlands. Refuge habitat supports over 100 different species of birds. Due to its proximity to Denver, one of the Refuge's primary goals is to provide environmental education programs for urban school childr...

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Byers Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 35.69 miles

The Byers Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 8,095 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1993 the Byers Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Guanella Pass Road National Park

Phone: (303)-567-4660 Distance: 42.28 miles

This well-settled road leap-frogs the steep divide between the South Platte and Clear Creek watersheds, passing through a succession of distinct environments. The lower elevations are green and wet, with thick stands of spruce, fir, aspen, and pine rising along cascading creeks. Higher up, the streams snake through broad meadows, succoring thirsty mammals, nesting birds, and the industrious ...

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (303)-289-0232 Email: rockymountainarsenal@fws.gov Distance: 44.36 miles

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located 10 minutes from downtown Denver, is nearly 17,000 acres, making it one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the United States. It consists of open lakes, wetlands, prairie grasslands, and woodlands. Due to its proximity to Denver, one of the Refuge's primary goals is to provide environmental education programs for urban schoo...

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Bear Creek Lake National Park

12 Activites Distance: 44.59 miles

Bear Creek Dam, the last of three dams built to protect the Denver region from floods, is located on the southwest edge of suburban Lakewood at the confluence of Bear Creek and Turkey Creek. This project is known for its diverse bird and waterfowl population and its striking scenic views. Recreation opportunities include camping, horseback riding, picnicking, hiking, boating, archery and nature ...

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Nara's Rocky Mountain Region - Denver National Park

1 Activites Phone: (303)-407-5740 Email: denver.archives@nara.gov Distance: 44.77 miles

Historical Research Original records NARA's Rocky Mountain Region in Denver has more than 47,000 cubic feet of archival holdings open to the public for research. These holdings date from about 1860 to the 1980s, and include textual records, photographs, maps, and architectural drawings. They were created or received by the Federal courts and over 75 Federal agencies in Colorado, Montana, New Mex...

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Mount Evans Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 44.85 miles

The Mount Evans Wilderness now contains a total of 74,401 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the Mount Evans Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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