Current water level at the Reservoir

Area Gages:
Muddy Creek flows below Wolford Reservoir
Colorado River flows near Kremmling


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.

Ritschard Dam

Ritschard Dam Created Wolford Mountain Reservoir

Wolford Mountain Spillway

Wolford Mountain Spillway

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.

What kind of fish might I catch?
Rainbow trout, cutbow trout and splake.


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

Electrical  hook-ups and sanitary dump are available.


1995, Making room for the reservoir by moving an historic cabin: 


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

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