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New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Reservations Now Required To Camp At Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNBeginning next year campers will need to make reservations to use the Bears Ears Campground near Elkhead Reservoir. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is updating the campground from a “first come, first served”, to a “registration system”. The changes will go into effect May 19th, and campers will need to reserve a spot at the campground from that date through September 10th. Campsites can be reserved up to six months in advance. Outside of the reservation window, Continue reading

UPDATE: New Fires Spark In NW Colorado

Wildfires-300Several fires have ignited across Moffat County over the last few days. The Craig Fire Department Responded to a fire Thursday morning around 8:30 on CR 31 northwest of Craig. According to Fire Chief KC Hume, the fire was caused by an animal that climbed a Continue reading

Fire Near Elkhead

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a small fire on Moffat County Road 29 near Elkhead Reservoir around five last night. The fire started due to heat from a swather that was being used during a haying operation. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, it took the Moffat County Fire Department about half Continue reading

Win A Boat For Fishing At Elkhead

ELKHEAD FISHING TOURNAMENT-229 copyThe free fishing tournament has begun at Elkhead Reservoir and will continue through Sunday June 19th. Anglers in the area can win prizes for catching and removing small mouth bass and northern pike from the lake. The large populations of small mouth bass and northern pike that are present in the reservoir have made it difficult for native fish in the Continue reading

1 Man 3 Minors Involved In Rollover Near Elkhead

roll-over-300A Craig man was arrested Saturday night after he rolled his vehicle on County Road 28 near Elkhead Reservoir. 30 year old Jarrad Carney and 3 juvenile passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the accident. Carney received multiple charges Continue reading

Win A Boat In Fishing Tournament At Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNA tournament has been scheduled in June to help Colorado Parks and Wildlife remove non native fish species from Elkhead Reservoir. Anglers will have a chance to win a boat and other fishing gear at the tournaments that will be held on June 11th through the 19th. At the tournament, fish will be tagged by CPW officials with electronic identifiers. CPW Continue reading

First Day Hike At Elkhead Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNThe First Day Hike at Elkhead Reservoir will begin tomorrow morning at 10 at the reservoirs east swim beach.  “First Day Hikes” was created Colorado Parks and Wildlife, to offer everyone an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors at a state park close to home.  They call it “a great way to welcome the New Year with friends and Continue reading