Camping at Green Mountain Reservoir is Basic Rustic camping, on a first come, first serve Basis. There is no reservation system in place.
Drinking Water: Not available. Campers need to bring drinking water from home. Bottled water is available at most Heeney businesses.
FEES: fees are per night/day per vehicle.
Camping--5.00/day 2.50/day Golden age or golden passport.
CAMPING AT PRAIRIE POINT & McDONALD FLATS; 7:00 per night.
Cataract Lake,Green Mountain Reservoir season pass.---25.00
Day use fee: 5.00 for fishing,picnicking,boating No day use fee is required for vehicles displaying a receipt for camping.
These are 2006 fees. expect changes for 2007. We will post as soon as we know.
Nearest Dump stations:
Red Mountian RV (Kremmling)
(Also, nearest campground with hook-up)
Prairie Point : All campsites have picnic tables and metal fire rings.Dumpster in summer, Outhouse facility. Some shade at north end of Prairie Point,but the rest of campground has no shade. Prairie Point is only open during high use periods - status board at entrance to each campground.
Cow Creek South:
In the roaded area, camping is permitted only in sites marked with a unit number marker. These sites have a metal fire ring. The beach area(below the high water line and trees and willows) can be accessed by vehicle only where identified by a "shore access" sign. Camping is permitted anywhere in the beach area, however, fire pans and portable toilets are required. Dumpster and outhouse.
Cow Creek North:
In the roaded area, camping is permitted only in sites marked with a unit number marker. These sites have metal fire rings. Camping is permitted anywhere in the beach area(below the high water line&row of trees and willows),however,fire pans and portable toilets are required.(dumpster,out-are required to use a fire pan at most sites. Most camping takes place in the beach area. There is a group of trees that provide shade for 5 campsites.(best beach area) Dumpster and outhouse.
Elliot Creek: Campfires permitted in metal fire rings only. Fishing from shore is usually good here. Many sites have shade trees. Some sites are only accessible by a steep, rough road. Campers on the east end required to have portable toilets. Dumpster and outhouse.
Willows: There are a few campsites with established fire rings. Campers are required to use fire pans at most sites. Most camping takes place in the beach area. A group of trees provide shade for 5 campsites. Dumpster and outhouse.
McDonald Flats: All campsites have picnic tables and fire rings. Camping in designated spots only. Popular with fisherman and boaters because of concrete boat ramp. Ramp open only at high water. Day vehicle/boat trailer parking available.(dumpster,out-house)
The reservoir is NO WAKE ZONE from McDonald Flats to the BLUE RIVER INLET!!!!!!!! Please follow the rules!!!!!!( saves a lot of boat bottoms)
Prairie Point Campground. Boat ramp at McDonald Flats.
Day parking is available at Big Green where there is a gravel boat ramp. Unfortunately some users don't realize it is a ramp and park right in the middle, making it unusable.
Day parking also available at the Heeney Marina and Davis Springs.
Cataract loop Trail, All 3 of these trails connect with the GORE Range trail.
The much smaller and easier Cataract Lake trail goes all around the lake.
Cataract Lake Camp Ground: 5 spots, lots of shade, very popular-1st come, 1st served so get there Thursday or early Friday for space for weekend. Fire Rings & picnic tables. Dumpster and outhouse.
Cataract lake and Falls