Jackson Reservoir was built in the early 1900's and is located in Morgan County Colorado. T
The reservoir receives water from the South Platte River and is used for irrigation water. The park is 2700 acres and attracts many visitors from northeastern Colorado. Jackson Reservoir is a popular location for boating, fishing, and camping. There are several wildlife species that can be seen throughout the park including bald eagles, beavers, and occasionally deer. Jackson reservoir is also stocked with trout, walleye, and wipers by the Colorado Department of Wildlife making it a favorite fishing spot by locals and visitors. Other fish that are caught on a regular basis include catfish, black bass, crappies, and sunfish.
Day and overnight camping is available at Jackson Reservoir for a cost of six dollars a day or sixty dollars annually. There are several locations right on the reservoir beach that have direct access to the water. Some camping locations have electrical hookups and full shower facilities.
The reservoir area within the park is also home to several species of birds, which make it a popular destination for bird watching. Bird species include eagles, hawks, and dozens of different migratory birds.