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Grass Valley Reservoir - Things to Know Before Visiting

Grass Valley Reservoir, Colorado 81652, USA

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About Grass Valley Reservoir

Grass Valley Reservoir is located in Garfield County. This lake is 201 acres in size. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fishes.The lake offers a scenic background to paddle around. Only 20-horsepower or less motors are allowed.

Attractions Near Grass Valley Reservoir

Harvey Gap State Park
Harvey Gap State Park0.25km from Grass Valley Reservoir

Harvey Gap State Park is centered around a magnificent, turquoise alpine lake called Grass Valley Reservoir. It is well known for its fishing and limited use boating. The park's reservoir"Grass Valley Reservoir" is 190 acres when full and allows fishing year round. It comprises of a swim-beach, picnic sites and fantastic fishing and boating. Map. Amenities.

Rifle Gap State Park
Rifle Gap State Park6.91km from Grass Valley Reservoir

Rifle Gap State Park is a Colorado State Park located in Garfield County near Rifle. It comprises of pristine 360-acre lake, ideal for boating, fishing, swimming, RV and tent camping. Full-service visitor center with interpretive displays and area information. Commonly observed wildlife include mule deer, elk and great horned owls.

Rifle Falls State Park
Rifle Falls State Park7.34km from Grass Valley Reservoir

A majestic state park, which is home to Colorado's only 80-foot triple waterfall. Explore through small limestone caves. RV and tent camping, wonderful trails.The central feature of the 48-acre park is a triple 70-foot waterfall flowing over a travertine dam on East Rifle Creek. There is a short hike which leads up and around the top of the falls. The trail is fairly steep and rocky, but is only about one mile round trip.

Rifle Gap Reservoir
Rifle Gap Reservoir8.69km from Grass Valley Reservoir

Rifle Gap Reservoir, has a water surface of 359 acres and a maximum capacity of 12,168 acre-feet. Recreation includes scuba diving in its clear water, fishing (for rainbow and German brown trout, walleye, perch, and smallmouth and largemouth bass, etc.), wildlife watching, boating, year-round camping, and hiking.

Rifle Gap Dam
Rifle Gap Dam9.02km from Grass Valley Reservoir

Rifle Gap Dam is a dam in Garfield County, Colorado, about five and a half miles north of Rifle. The clear water at Rifle Gap Reservoir is excellent for scuba diving. Other water activities include boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, and windsurfing. It impounds East Rifle Creek and West Rifle Creek about 400 feet feet upstream from their previous point of confluence. The dam was built for irrigation water storage.

Storm King Mountain
Storm King Mountain22.27km from Grass Valley Reservoir

Storm King Mountain is a mountain in the White River National Forest of the Rocky Mountains. It is one of the iconic location where you can spend some nice time with adventures. A good trekking destination and also this place offers stunning views of this area. A ski lift at the Copper Mountain Ski Resort is named after the mountain.

Where is Grass Valley Reservoir

Discover More Attractions in Garfield County, Where Grass Valley Reservoir Is Located

Garfield County
Garfield County
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Garfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado.It has many popular attractions, including Glenwood Hot Springs,Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, making it well worth a visit.