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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Rio Grande National Forest > Conejos Peak Ranger District

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Terrace Reservoir

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General Description

Terrace Reservoir
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Terrace Reservoir
The reservoir is a storage facility on the Alamosa River which is drawn down each year. It is the 250th highest earthen dam, built circa 1906, and was at that time the largest dam of its type in the U.S. It is lightly fished and has cutthroat and rainbow trout.

Directions from Forest Road 250.: Access via Forest Road 250.

Seasonal Information:
Recreation Season: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Alamosa Campground is nearby
ICON Cold Water Fishing Cutthroat and rainbow trout
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Terrace Reservoir

Related Activities
Alamosa Campground - Alamosa Campground is on the Alamosa River 4 1/2 miles above Terrace Reservoir Dam. There is public fishing at Terrace Reservoir and trail access to Alamosa-Rock Creek and Big Lake Trails.

More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Email the Local Ranger

Visitor Information:

Conejos Peak Ranger Station, 15571 County Road T-5, P.O. Box 420 , La Jara, CO, 81140, Phone: 719-274-8971, TTY: 719-274-3139


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