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.

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

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.

Ritschard Dam

Ritschard Dam Created Wolford Mountain Reservoir

Wolford Mountain Spillway

Wolford Mountain Spillway



For more information on camping and campground reservations, please call 970.724.1266 or visit www.wolfordcampground.com



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



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