Antero Reservoir in Park County is well known among Colorado fisherman. It’s situated in South Park, an area known for full of excellent lakes and rivers.
The reservoir is open to boating seasonally and fishing year round. Its shallowness make it relatively warm for its altitude at nearly 9,000 feet.
Antero was built in 1909 and is owned by the Denver Water and overseen by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. There are no fees for fishing.
Boating – Motor boats are permitted. The surface area is 2,500 acres.
Camping – Campground is lakeside, featuring fire rings, tables and vault bathrooms.
Fishing – You can fish all the lake, including off the pier.
Hiking – You can walk around the lake.
Winter Recreation – Ice fishing is available in the winter.
Address – Hartsel
Map: Motor Vehicle Use Pike NF (PDF)