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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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Great hike for family

Really enjoyed hiking a portion of the Wheeler trail. Out and back so go as far as you would like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado
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Great hike and backcountry access! Beautiful scenery and views, convenient trip from the Mountain... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William S
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“great hike” (2 reviews)
“wheeled” (2 reviews)
“jeep” (2 reviews)
County Road 4, Alma, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed hiking a portion of the Wheeler trail. Out and back so go as far as you would like. Quite a bit of water on the trail as it doubles as a creek bed on a few sections but still easy enough to navigate.

Thank LbsPer2El
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hike and backcountry access! Beautiful scenery and views, convenient trip from the Mountain Comfort Bed and Breakfast in Alma Colorado. Fishing and Jeep trails as well as wildlife viewing and quiet sanctuary.

Thank William S
Reviewed 25 August 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 24 July 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 28 September 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 12 August 2015

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

2  Thank Diverpam
Reviewed 26 July 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.

4  Thank Scott B
Reviewed 21 July 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

4  Thank Luckyone2002
Reviewed 5 August 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 17 June 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
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Derek S
30 September 2016|
Response from Derek S |
Is the reservoir still open