Prior to fishing at these lakes, make sure that you have the appropriate licenses and are familiar with the governing agency's fishing regulations for that particular lake.

Colorado Regulations

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Colorado Division of Wildlife
(800) 244-5613

Groundhog Reservoir (Map #7)

Located approx. 31 miles north-northeast (CR 31 and CR H) of Dolores, CO, Groundhog Reservoir is located in an open, high mountain ranch land surrounded by mixed spruce/fir forest.
Durango Office
151 East 16th Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 247-0855
➠ Directions (Google Map)


Boat Ramp
Boating and fishing.


Restrooms with vault toilets and boat ramp. RV and campground is managed through a private enterprise not affiliated with the Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Groundhog Lake RV Park & Campgrounds
(970) 739-5533 (info & reservations) ➠


Fishing license is required from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Campsites fees and boat access fees required.



Rainbow and cutthroat trout.

Fishing License

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
(800) 244-5613

Water Recreation

Water recreation includes fishing and boating. Boats are limited to no more than 18 ft in length, no more than 30 horsepower with outboard motor only.