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Green Mountain Reservoir/Cataract Lake



JULY 9, 2018
WELCOME TO SUMMER IN THE ROCKIES!
ESCAPE THE FRONT RANGE HEAT.
COME ON UP!
THERE ARE NO FIRES IN THE AREA AT THIS TIME!!
NOT EVEN ANY SMOKE.  
THE LAKE IS FULL, SKIES ARE CLEAR AND ALL BUSINESSES IN THE AREA ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

CAMPGROUNDS OPEN

LITTLE COUNTRY CORNER STORE
AT MELODY LODGE
OPEN
COME CHECK OUT OUR
RETIREMENT YARD SALE!

HEENEY MARINA OPEN

MASTER BAIT & TACKLE AND
CHANCE LIQUOR
OPEN

NOTICE - EFFECTIVE JUNE 29, SUMMIT COUNTY AND ALL FOREST SERVICE LANDS ARE UNDER STAGE 2 FIRE BAN.
NO OPEN FIRES/NO CAMPFIRES ANYWHERE
NO CHARCOAL GRILLS
NO SMOKING OUTDOORS
NO DISCHARGING FIREARMS
NO DRIVING OFF ROADS
PLEASE ABIDE BY THE RULES AND PROTECT OUR FORESTS AND OUR HOMES AND BUSINESSES.  THANK YOU.

YOU CAN HAVE FUN WITHOUT A CAMPFIRE!  
FIND THE MAN IN THE MOON, COUNT THE STARS, WISH ON A STAR, LOOK FOR SHOOTING STARS, FIND THE BIG AND LITTLE DIPPERS!

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WATER TIP
COME PREPARED - FILL RV WATER TANKS AND WATER BOTTLES BEFORE ARRIVING AT THE LAKE.  THERE IS NO WATER AVAILABLE ANYWHERE AROUND THE LAKE EXCEPT TO PURCHASE BOTTLED WATER.



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 THE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES
ON HEENEY RD 30
ASK THAT YOU PLEASE
OBEY THE 35 MPH SPEED LIMIT.
SPEEDING AND PASSING THROUGH
THE MELODY LODGE CABINS AND THE TOWN OF HEENEY
IS UNSAFE, ILLEGAL, RUDE  AND IRRESPONSIBLE.  
PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE.






FOR BOAT RENTAL AND SLIP RESERVATIONS
AT HEENEY MARINA
CALL
 970-724-9441.




ALSO KNOW
we have PIKE! we do not want PIKE in the lake!! CPW will pay $20 bounty for all PIKE caught in the lake.
and
DOW INCREASED THE LAKE TROUT LIMIT  ON GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR TO 8, IN ADDITION TO 4 OTHER TROUT.

PLEASE VISIT OUR BOATING AND FISHING INFO PAGE FOR MORE FISH INFO.





WEATHER TIP: IF YOU ARE CHECKING WEATHER PREDICTIONS ONLINE,
BE SURE TO CHECK FOR KREMMLING, ZIP CODE 80459.
WE ARE MUCH MORE SIMILAR TO KREMMLING WEATHER THAN SILVERTHORNE DUE TO OUR LOWER ELEVATION.




.The reservoir was built to replace water to the Colorado River that gets sent to the Front Range through the Big Thompson Project. It is a storage reservoir so the levels will flucuate as water is called for on the Western Slope.
The Green Mountain Reservoir and Cataract Lake and Falls recreation areas are under the management of the US Forest Service. For questions related to camp grounds, you can contact The Dillon Ranger District office in Silverthorne - 970-468-5400.
Green Mountain Reservoir and Cataract Lake recreation opportunities -
boating, water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, ice fishing, hiking, camping.
South end of GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR
Looking west from Green Mountain There really is a Green Mountain
A summer evening ,during the week, at the inlet
Cataract Lake & Falls Bridge across Cataract Creek
This website is not a US Forest Service website. This website is owned and maintained by Melody Lodge Cabins. All comments or questions about this site can be directed to melodylg@colorado.net.