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Big Creek Lake(lower)

Status:  Log in or Register... 03.25.24
Water Tmp:  03.25.24
Level:  03.25.24
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Big Creek Lake(lower): 03.25.24
Big Creek Lake(lower) on FishExplorer has 155 historic conditions reports, 96 historic water temperature updates, 121 historic status updates, 109 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Big Creek Lake(lower):
Arctic Grayling, Brown Trout, Cutbow Trout, plus 5 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Lakes & Rivers Nearby:
Big Creek Lake(upper)  |  Diana Lake  |  Slide Lakes
Big Creek Lake(lower)
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

Lower Big Creek was a small natural lake set up in the mountains before a small dam was developed and formed the larger lake we use today. It is located in Routt National Forest and managed by Parks Ranger District. Set high up against the continental divide west of Cowdrey, CO, the lake offers fant... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

From Walden go north 9 miles to Cowdrey. Go west at Cowdrey on CR 6W for 18 miles to Pearl. Take FS Road 600 for 6 miles, following signs to campground.

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Big Creek(lower) Master Angler Awards
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Big Creek Lake(lower) Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 2
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