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Big Bend Fishing Site

Elevation: 6,900 Feet (2150.9 Meters)
Reservation Remarks: AMENITIES: TOILETS
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Big Bend is just off Highway 184 on the southwest shore of McPhee Reservoir. There are two graveled 10 unit parking areas, a small boat input and a toilet at this site. Rowboating is permitted here.

Directions from Dolores, Colorado: Travel west on Highway 145 for 2 miles, then turn right on Highway 184 for 0.5 mile. Take a right and go 1/10 mile to the lake.

Seasonal Information:
Recreation Season: Spring through Late Fall .



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Water level extremely low. Use either McPhee or House creek boat ramps. Updated: 2002-06-22 10:06:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Rowboating
Yes
ICON Fishing Big Bend Fishing Site
Yes



Related Activities
Dolores Fishing Site - Dolores Fishing Site provides the closest access to McPhee Reservoir from Dolores. There is a small graveled 20 car parking area, a small boat input and a toilet located here.

McPhee Reservior Recreation Area - McPhee Reservoir is the largest reservoir in the San Juan and Rio Grande National Forests.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Mesa Verde Country Visitor Information, P.O. Box HH , Cortez, CO, 81321, Phone: 800-253-1616, Fax: 970-565-1155, lynnd@mesaverdecountry.com

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