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Montgomery Reservoir

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Great Side Trip Between Breckenridge and Alma, South Park/Fairplay

We happened upon Montgomery Reservoir and the very cool hiking around Magnolia Mill only by chance... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2019
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Des Moines, Iowa
Mountain View & Mine

Such a beautiful place & hiking the trails is easy. You should take enough time to soak in the... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2019
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Pleasant and short hike to the reservoir, worth spending few hours to roam around or just sit and enjoy the view.
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We happened upon Montgomery Reservoir and the very cool hiking around Magnolia Mill only by chance that the City Hall / Tourist Center employees in Fairplay told us about it. I'm glad they did, and I'm glad we took the road less traveled to find it. You exit from Highway 9
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Such a beautiful place & hiking the trails is easy. You should take enough time to soak in the view, the history of the gold rush & the absolutely astonishing views.
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Great spot with gorgeous views of the falls and reservoir. Nice hiking trails, and lake, too. Our group included 4-10 year-olds, and all loved it. Caught a couple of Jeeps taking to the trails, too.
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This pretty little lake is a water supply for Colorado Springs. An added bonus, is the Magnolia Mill at the west side of the lake. Behind the mill, are a series of gorgeous waterfalls. If you visit the mill, just be careful; it is closed and you cannot go in. You can walk around
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