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Montgomery Reservoir

#2 of 3 things to do in Alma Features Animals
County Road 4, Alma, CO
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Short, easy hike - Great views of old Mining facilities

Wen to Montgomery Reservoir as an easy hike we could take my 92 year old grandmother. The road up... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
Aaron P
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Iowa City, Iowa
Fishing trip

Beautiful Lake and great trout fishing - the hike up to Magnolia Mills is easy and we'll worth it... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
Mark F
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Aug 24, 2016
“Short, easy hike - Great views of old Mining facilities”
Jul 23, 2016
“Fishing trip”
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County Road 4, Alma, CO
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Wen to Montgomery Reservoir as an easy hike we could take my 92 year old grandmother. The road up to the top of the res was fairly easy with a jeep trail going from there. We parked at the top of the res, and hiked...More

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Lake and great trout fishing - the hike up to Magnolia Mills is easy and we'll worth it. There is a beautiful stream cascading down next to the Mill to Montgomery reservoir.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Nice side trip. We explored the Magnolia Mine and hiked along the Wheeler Trail. Lots of historic sites beyond the reservoir.

Thank Ulli L
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lovely mountain reservoir! We had fun catching and releasing trout. Restroom facilities would be nice though.

2  Thank Diverpam
Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a beautiful mountain lake. The hike up the waterfall is a "don't miss" hike. You can catch a lot of trout near the dam.

3  Thank Scott B
Reviewed July 21, 2015

After reading the positive reviews, we added this to our Colorado itinerary and so glad we did. First of all, I can't imagine doing ANY of the rugged mountain roads in Colorado without a 4 wheel drive vehicle. That's what we rented for our trip...More

3  Thank Luckyone2002
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This lake is absolutely beautiful! A little challenging to get to in a normal vehicle; jeep or something similar is better for the gravel roads. Caught lots of trout on spinning rods; used little spinners & also power bait with bobbers. Had a blast! Also...More

4  Thank cd_tx_150
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great fishing, great views and take the time to drive up to the waterfall and then look around the old gold mine

2  Thank Susan D
Reviewed September 12, 2013

We had heard that this was a great place for trout fishing. A trip to Walmart to buy poles, license and worms - great day! We didn't go any further than the water, but it was beautiful!

5  Thank Papiomary
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Take county road 4 about 11 miles south of Breckenridge. It's a dirt road but drivable with a sedan, SUV would help, just go slow. The reservoir is beautiful and we were here in September and it was not crowded. You can drive all the...More

10  Thank eattiludrop
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Derek S
Is the reservoir still open?
September 29, 2016|
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JDritto
Hello, I was looking to do some car camping and fishing by the reservoir. Is the road accessible by vehicle and are there camping spots around the reservoir? Thank you.
June 17, 2016|
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Bswonke
What are the fishing rules or limits?
June 7, 2015|
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