Lake Nighthorse

Lake Nighthorse is a reservoir created by the 270 feet high Ridges Basin Dam Southwest of Durango in La Plata County Colorado. As part of the Animas-La Plata Water Project, Lake Nighthorse provides water storage for tribal and water right claim-holders along the Animas River. The reservoir site is two miles from downtown Durango and is poised to provide a significant recreational amenity to the area.
The lake is opening April 1st, 2018

Lake Nighthorse Recreation Schedule

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