Antero, we’ve missed you so

Antero Reservoir opening to recreation Monday, June 5, for the first time since 2015.

June 2, 2017 | By: TAP Staff
Antero Reservoir near Hartsel, Colorado
Antero Reservoir in Park County, Colorado


Anglers and campers can rejoice: Antero Reservoir will open for camping and modified fishing at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 5. The area been closed since 2015 to accommodate an extensive repair project on the 108-year-old Antero Dam.

Only shore angling, kayaks, belly boats, float tubes and canoes will be permitted until further notice. Watercraft cannot be launched from a trailer, or use gas, diesel or electric motors. Anyone with questions about fishing at Antero Reservoir should contact Colorado Parks & Wildlife at 303-291-7227.

While the reservoir will be open, recreationists will still see construction activity on the south side of the reservoir as Denver Water works on the final phase of the dam rehabilitation project.

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