Platoro Reservoir

--
SHARES
  


AVERAGE RATING
0.00 out of 5
No topo map
Add location info

Be the first to review this campground and earn free Tripleblaze stickers!
 

Campground Description

Platoro Dam and Reservoir are part of the San Luis Valley Project in the south-central portion of the State of Colorado. Platoro Dam is on the Conejos River about 1 miles above the town of Platoro, Colorado. The Dam stores floodwaters of the Conejos River, a tributary of the Rio Grande, for release when the normal flow falls below irrigation requirements. Recreation at Platoro Reservoir is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Rio Grande National Forest. The Forest Service can be reached at (719) 274-8971. In the town of Platoro, Colorado lodging, groceries, restaurants, and other amenities can be found. The dam was completed in 1951 and regulates the water supply for 81,000 acres of land irrigated by the Conejos Water Conservancy District. The reservoir is located in a high mountain valley with broad vistas of the San Juan Mountains. A wilderness area is located to the south of the reservoir area. Since the recreation season is short and the location remote, use is low to moderate.
Contact: Bureau of Reclamation (recreation.gov)
Posted by: Jeff Barber on December 15, 2005
  • Add to 'CG wishlist'
  •   
  • Add to 'My CGs'
  • Directions

    Create a free Tripleblaze account to get directions to this campground.

    Campground Amenities

    -

    Questions   [ask a question]


    0

    Q: photos of camp area -Judy Montoya

    No answers yet.

    Answer

     
    Note: You're not logged in. If you'd like to associate this post with your account, login now.
    Ask a question
    Notify me when anyone replies

    Reviews of Platoro Reservoir

    No reviews yet. Add your campground review!

    Camping Recommendations

    No recommendations yet.
    Platoro Reservoir 0.00 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 0 user reviews.

    Colorado Outdoor Lists

    Colorado Camping
    Colorado Trail Running
    Colorado Hiking Trails
    Colorado Skiing
    Colorado Mountain Bike Trails
    Colorado Caves