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Quick Facts

Dolores Fishing Site

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




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General Description

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.

Directions from Dolores, Colorado: Travel west on Highway 145 for 1/10 mile. Before crossing the bridge over the Dolores River, turn right and locate the site adjacent to the cemetery.

Seasonal Information:
Recreation Season: year-round (NOTE: Limited services available) .



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Water levels are extremely low. Updated: 2002-06-22 10:07:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating McPhee Reservoir
No
ICON Camping McPhee Recreation Area, House Creek Recreation Area
No
ICON Fishing Dolores Fishing Site
Yes
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs McPhee Reservoir
Yes
ICON Picnicking Dolores Town Park
No



Related Activities
Big Bend Fishing Site - 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.

Dolores Walking Trail - The trail follows the north side of the Dolores River and McPhee Reservoir beside city recreation facilities. The trail surface is gravel and handicapped accessible, ending at a barrier-free fishing pier.

House Creek Recreation Area - Reservations can be obtained through the Reservation Center for some sites. Fishing, walking, mountain bike riding and all kinds of boating activities are possible 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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