Wolford Mountain Reservoir to fill this month; high water levels to be maintained through summer
Press release May 8, 2017

Located on Muddy Creek in Grand County, Colorado, Wolford Mountain Reservoir was completed in May of 1995. The reservoir represents a new era in water projects – one that features cooperation, not competition, among Colorado’s water users.

Wolford Mountain Reservoir provides much needed water storage for the Colorado River Basin plus an enhanced environment. The reservoir, owned and operated by the Colorado River District, represents a model of cooperation and improvement that sets the stage for future water projects in Colorado.


Recreation and Camping

Wolford Mountain Reservoir offers 1,550 surface acres for recreation and on-shore recreational facilities that include:

Wolford Mountain Reservoir is open year-round for camping and other recreational opportunities.

Drilling into the ice


Love ice-cold temperatures??

Love fishing??

Love money??

Be sure to check out the Annual Wolford Ice Fishing Contest


For more information on camping and campground reservations, please call 866.472.4943 or visit www.wolfordcampground.com

Electrical  hook-ups and sanitary dump are available.

Photo by Don Meyer


Reservoir Facts

Location: Muddy Creek, 5 miles north of Kremmling, in Grand County, Colorado
Storage: 66,000 acre feet when full
Surface Area: 1,550 acres
Cost: $42 million for construction, design, permitting, mitigation and land acquisition

Muddy Creek below Wolford Reservoir
Colorado River near Kremmling

Photo by Don Meyer

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