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Paonia State Park

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Paonia State Park is located in the shadow of Colorado's majestic Ragged Mountains. The park sits at an elevation of 6,500 ft.; The lake is 334 surface acres; Plunge deep into nature at this narrow lake park. Steep mountainsides, pristine water, alpine scenery and peaceful environment make Paonia a haven for water and nature lovers. Colorado State Parks in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently rehabilitated several areas of the park. Camp near a babbling stream, water-ski on a mountain reservoir, have a picnic, observe wildlife, all in view of the majestic Ragged Mountains. We hope your visit is an enjoyable one. Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 43 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state’s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities.

Address Box 147
Crawford, CO 81415 Delta
Phone

(970) 921-5721

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Email

scott.rist@state.co.us

Website

www.parks.state.co.us



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Paonia State Park

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Paonia State Park, located in the shadow of Colorado’s majestic Ragged Mountains. Come to this scenic area for an enjoyable and peaceful experience. The 334 surface acre reservoir offers visitors ca... read more
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