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South Platte River - Middle Fork - Alma

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Middle Fork South Platte River - Alma SWA

Middle Fork of the South Platte River finds its headwaters above Hoosier Pass. Water is diverted from the Breakenridge area and passed through a tunnel under Hoosier Pass into Montgomery Reservoir. This augments the flow particularly in the early summer.

Alma State Wildlife Area

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Directions - 88.9 miles - 1 Hour 42 Minutes

  1. From Angler's Covey head west on US 24 W/Cimarron St, go 63.2 miles
  2. Turn right at CO-9 N towards Fairplay, go 16.1 miles
  3. Turn right at US-285 N, go 1.0 mile
  4. Turn left at CO-9 N/ Main Street, Fairplay and through Alma, 8.1 miles
  5. Watch your speed, this area is famous for speed tickets. 
  6. Turn left at Co Rd 4, Park along stream in desinated areas.
Date/TimeDischarge (cfs)
10/24/2016 @ 11:001.99
10/18/2016 @ 11:003.15
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