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Buckeye Reservoir

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About This Campground

National Forest

Buckeye Reservoir is a 109 acre reservoir located on the west side of the La Sal Mountains in Colorado and is situated in a valley of mature Ponderosa Pines at 7,600 feet. It is a favorite fishing and camping spot. The Reservoir is planted with Rainbow Trout by the Colorado Division of Wildlife.…

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1 Review of Buckeye Reservoir

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Heather M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2021

All the stars because of the scenery

I was a little disappointed by how low the reservoir was, compared to the photos when I made the reservation, but considering how dry things have been, I can't really get mad. The campground itself is huge, and absolutely gorgeous. I rented a group site and was happy to see how clean it was, and…

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Buckeye Reservoir is located in Colorado


Best Route: Head south from Moab on US 191 for approximately 27 miles and turn left onto Highway 46 at La Sal Junction.  Continue on Highway 46 for 32 miles into Paradox, Colorado.  Turn left at 5.75 Road at the USFS sign.  Continue to the T-intersection and turn left on U5 Road and follow the USFS signs to Buckeye Campground.  It is about 13 miles on Forest Service Road 0371 from Paradox to Buckeye Campground and it is a winding gravel road.  Please drive with caution Alternative Route—Very muddy or Impassable when wet, please use caution and discretion: Head south from Moab on US 191 for approximately 27 miles and turn left onto Highway 46 at La Sal Junction. Continue about 12 miles and take a slight left at Upper Two Mile Road (Forest Service Road 0208).  Continue on Upper Two Mile Road for approximately 18 miles.  Follow the signs to Buckeye Campground.  Note: This route crosses private property. Please respect their wishes and property and do not trespass on this land.


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