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Green Mountain Reservoir/Cataract Lake




MAY 23, 2016
LAKE IS NOW OPEN WATER AND THE LAKE IS FILLING -
SHORE FISHING IS GOOD AT INLET AND BY DAM, by the FLUME.
CAMPGROUNDS ARE OPENING -
MCDONALD FLATS AND PRAIRIE POINT CAMPGROUNDS
ARE NOW OPEN.

OTHER CAMPGROUNDS WILL OPEN AS THE FOREST SERVICE GETS THEM READY

ALL CAMPGROUNDS WILL BE OPEN BY THURSDAY, MAY 26,
IN TIME FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.


HEENEY MARINA WILL BE OPEN FOR  MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

MASTER BAIT & TACKLE  and CHANCE LIQUOUR
ARE OPEN CALL FOR HOURS
970-724-3677


THE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES
ON HEENEY RD 30
ASK THAT YOU PLEASE
OBEY THE 35 MPH SPEED LIMIT.
SPEEDING AND PASSING THROUGH
THE MELODY LODGE CABINS AND THE TOWN OF HEENEY
IS UNSAFE, ILLEGAL, RUDE  AND IRRESPONSIBLE.  
PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE.












MELODY LODGE CABINS  AND
COUNTRY STORE
ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON

970-468-8497



US FOREST SERVICE PASSES  FOR GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR AND FISHING LICENSES
ARE AVAILABLE AT THE STORE.
We can no longer accept credit cards for passes and licenses, we will accept debit cards AND CASH.  
Sorry for any inconvenience.






FOR BOAT RENTAL AND SLIP RESERVATIONS
AT HEENEY MARINA
CALL
 970-724-9441.



NOTE:DOW INCREASED THE LAKE TROUT LIMIT  ON GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR TO 8, IN ADDITION TO 4 OTHER TROUT.
The CPW increased the limits for lake trout several years ago to help protect the lake trout populations.  The good news is that the increased limits have helped to increase the quality of the lake trout, so please keep your SMALLER lake trout.  Because those very large lakers took many years to grow that big, please return them to the water (or just keep one or two).Thank you.

PLEASE VISIT OUR BOATING AND FISHING INFO PAGE FOR MORE FISH INFO.



WEATHER TIP: IF YOU ARE CHECKING WEATHER PREDICTIONS ONLINE,
BE SURE TO CHECK FOR KREMMLING, ZIP CODE 80459.
WE ARE MUCH MORE SIMILAR TO KREMMLING WEATHER THAN SILVERTHORNE DUE TO OUR LOWER ELEVATION.




.The reservoir was built to replace water to the Colorado River that gets sent to the Front Range through the Big Thompson Project. It is a storage reservoir so the levels will flucuate as water is called for on the Western Slope.
The Green Mountain Reservoir and Cataract Lake and Falls recreation areas are under the management of the US Forest Service. For questions related to camp grounds, you can contact The Dillon Ranger District office in Silverthorne - 970-468-5400.
Green Mountain Reservoir and Cataract Lake recreation opportunities -
boating, water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, ice fishing, hiking, camping.
South end of GREEN MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR
Looking west from Green Mountain There really is a Green Mountain
A summer evening ,during the week, at the inlet
Cataract Lake & Falls Bridge across Cataract Creek
This website is not a US Forest Service website. This website is owned and maintained by Melody Lodge Cabins. All comments or questions about this site can be directed to melodylg@colorado.net.