Jackson Lake State Park (Colorado)

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Jackson Lake State Park
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Location Morgan County, Colorado, USA
Nearest city Fort Morgan, CO
Coordinates 40°22′58″N104°05′32″W / 40.38278°N 104.09222°W / 40.38278; -104.09222 Coordinates: 40°22′58″N104°05′32″W / 40.38278°N 104.09222°W / 40.38278; -104.09222
Area3,303 acres (13.37 km2)
Established1965
Governing body Colorado Parks and Wildlife
This is about the Colorado State park. For others, see Jackson Lake State Park (disambiguation).

Jackson Lake State Park is located northeast of Orchard, Colorado in western Morgan County, Colorado. It is situated on 2,411-acre (9.76 km2) Jackson reservoir and was built in the early 20th century. The reservoir receives water from the South Platte River and stores it for irrigation throughout the summer months.

The park offers 260 camping spaces, fishing, boating, and various other activities such as bird watching, hunting, and an OHV track.

A photograph of the area including Jackson Reservoir, partially covered in ice. North is towards the top-right of the photo. Jackson Reservoir, Colorado.jpg
A photograph of the area including Jackson Reservoir, partially covered in ice. North is towards the top-right of the photo.

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