Jackson Lake State Park (Colorado)

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Jackson Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Jackson Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Jackson Lake State Park
LocationMorgan County, Colorado, USA
Nearest cityFort Morgan, CO
Coordinates40°22′58″N 104°05′32″W / 40.38278°N 104.09222°W / 40.38278; -104.09222Coordinates: 40°22′58″N 104°05′32″W / 40.38278°N 104.09222°W / 40.38278; -104.09222
Area3,303 acres (13.37 km2)
Established1965
Governing bodyColorado Parks and Wildlife
This is about the Colorado State park. For others, see Jackson Lake State Park (disambiguation).

Jackson Lake State Park is located northeast of Orchard, Colorado in western Morgan County, Colorado. It is situated on 2,411-acre (9.76 km2) Jackson reservoir and was built in the early 20th century. The reservoir receives water from the South Platte River and stores it for irrigation throughout the summer months.

The park offers 260 camping spaces, fishing, boating, and various other activities such as bird watching, hunting, and an OHV track.

  • This park should not be confused with Jackson Lake near Mancos, Colorado.

References[edit]

  • "Jackson Lake". Colorado State Parks.