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Green Mountain Reservoir/Cataract Lake



SEPT 24, 2018
WELCOME TO FALL IN THE ROCKIES!

STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS continue  IN EFFECT.
CAMPFIRES ARE ALLOWED IN CAMPGROUND METAL RINGS - ONLY.
ALL OTHER OPEN FIRES NOT ALLOWED.
CHARCOAL GRILLS NOT ALLOWED.
GAS GRILLS ALLOWED.

CAMPGROUNDS OPEN
BUT WILL START CLOSING SOON.
The Dillon Ranger District has announced that Forest Service campgrounds around Green Mountain Reservoir and Dillon Reservoir in Summit County will close for the season starting on Sunday, Oct. 7. Cataract Creek and McDonald Flats Campgrounds will remain open, weather dependent, with limited services and no fee requirement to provide camping opportunities during the hunting season.

"As the summer comes to an end, I would like to thank all forest visitors for a great camping season," said district ranger Bill Jackson in a press release. "Depending on the weather, we are hoping to provide camping at Cataract Creek and McDonald Flats Campgrounds with limited services through the November 14 to 18 hunting season. As a reminder, camping is not permitted off of County Road 30 in the Grandview Cemetery."

LITTLE COUNTRY CORNER STORE
AT MELODY LODGE CABINS
CLOSED.


HEENEY MARINA CLOSED

MASTER BAIT & TACKLE AND
CHANCE LIQUOR
OPEN

BE RESPONSIBLE!!
BE SURE TO PUT ALL CAMPFIRES OUT!
DEAD OUT!
(MANY FIRES IN LAST COUPLE YEARS HAVE STARTED BY UNATTENDED CAMPFIRES NOT COMPLETELY OUT.)
PUT OUT YOUR CAMPFIRE!! DEAD OUT!!

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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/Heeney Marina will pay $20 bounty for all PIKE caught in the lake - Bounty Not available when Marina closed for season.
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.