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Access to McPhee Reservoir improves at Sage Hen

To better accommodate the public, the San Juan National Forest has improved access to McPhee Reservoir from the Sage Hen area west of Dolores. County Road X and side roads that lead to the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Montezuma County commissioners vote to restrict Sage Hen road access

Montezuma County commissioners voted this week to continue the temporary closure of County Road X in the Sage Hen area until Nov. 30. The closure of Road X and side roads to McPhee Reservoir is to...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Invasive species concern limits Vallecito Reservoir access

The Pine River Irrigation District and the Bureau of Reclamation have closed several informal boat-launching sites at Vallecito Reservoir to prevent the introduction of aquatic invasive species....

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Electra Lake open to public after dam repairs

After being closed to the public for the past two years because of dam repairs, Electra Lake is reopening to limited public access until Oct. 31. “We’re going to be very careful about not...

DATE: June 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Lake Marina hosting June 13 event

Navajo Lake Marina is inviting the public to its “Welcome to the Water” event June 13. The marina, located in New Mexico just south of the Colorado border and about 50 miles from Durango, has a...

DATE: May 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Revamped ramp now open at Navajo Lake

After undergoing major repairs, the boat ramp at Navajo State Park now is open to the general public for boat launching. The boat ramp was resurfaced and extended another 300 feet into the...

DATE: April 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Don’t miss the boat; get them ready now

As the spring season emerges and temperatures begin to rise, Colorado Parks and Wildlife suggests now is the time to properly de-winterize boats to make sure they’re functional. Many state parks...

DATE: March 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

State, Coast Guard to step up enforcement of safety on Navajo Lake

Water-sport enthusiasts are being put on notice that their conduct is going to be scrutinized this summer at Navajo Lake in an effort to avoid water-related deaths.“There are too many water-related...

DATE: March 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News