Homestake Reservoir Boat Ramp Day Use Area, CO

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Homestake Reservoir Boat Ramp Day Use Area

*** Homestake Reservoir was reopened in the fall of 2014 ( click here for the press release from the Homestake Water Project that describes the work done). It is open to non-motorized hand-launched ...[more]



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Travel west from Vail on I-70 to Exit 171 for Minturn. Exit here and head south on US 24 for about 13 miles to Homestake Road, FSR 703. Proceed southwest about 10 miles on this improved dirt road, past the Gold Park Campground. Continue past the Missouri Creek Road another couple miles before reaching a fork in the road. Take a left at this fork, where the road becomes much steeper and rougher, requiring 4wd, to reach the reservoir about 1/2 mile further.

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