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McPhee Reservoir In Colorado

McPhee Reservoir, Colorado

Boating, camping and fishing.

Nearby Delores, Colorado, McPhee Reservoir is 4,500 surface acres of boating and fishing paradise. Rental boats, boat launch ramps and a marina deliver a great experience whether you prefer pleasure boating and water sports, or fishing. Campgrounds, shopping, dining and lodging are all at, or close by, the lake. There are over 50 miles of shoreline to explore, some of which has access for fishing from the bank. At an elevation of 6,900 feet it supports both warm-water and cold-water species of fish, making it a favorite of a broad spectrum of anglers. Bass, crappie, walleye, salmon, perch and trout reside in the lake and provide good fishing year round.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rentals: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Concessions: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY


Cortez / Mesa Verde KOA Campground - 970 565-9301

McPhee Recreation Campground

McPhee Reservoir Map


Fish species found in McPhee Reservoir include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, walleye, kokanee salmon and yellow perch.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Rainbow trout Walleye Kokanee salmon Yellow Perch

Click here for a CO fishing license.

Local Contact Information

McPhee Reservoir Campground
USDA Forest Service
San Juan National Forest
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301
970 247-4874

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