Grizzly Reservoir

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Connects: Lincoln Creek Road (FSR #106), Grizzly Lake Trail, Lincoln Portal Campground

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Grizzly Reservoir

Grizzly Reservoir after being emptied in August 2015

Aspen, CO – Reservior

Grizzly Reservoir, officially called Lincoln Gulch Diversion Dam, is a 570 acre-foot reservoir near Aspen, CO that flows into Lincoln Creek and then the upper Roaring Fork River. Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Co. owns and manages the dam and reservoir.

To get to the reservoir from the North Star Nature Preserve in Aspen, travel 8 miles up Independence Pass Road (HWY 82) and turn right onto Lincoln Creek Road (FSR #106). Travel 6.2 miles and the reservoir will be on your right.

News about Grizzly Reservoir can be found at:
Aspen Times (August 11, 2015) – Grizzly Reservoir drains, causing muddy waters in the Roaring Fork
Aspen Daily News (August 12, 2015) – Color of river sparks concerns

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dan hagan
dan hagan
2 years ago

great trout fishing!

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