Western Colorado Area Office Northern Division
2764 Compass Drive
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Silver Jack Dam and reservoir are part of the Bostwick Park Project. Recreation at Silver Jack Reservoir is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, Uncompahgre National Forest, 970-240-5400. The reservoir is located on Big Cimarron River about 20 miles above the junction with the Gunnison River at an 8,926-foot elevation. The area has rustic and developed, without hook-ups, camping, picnicking facilities, and restrooms.The reservoir areas natural beauty is a perfect setting for nature lovers and photographers.
The reservoir is located about 41 miles southeast of Montrose. From Montrose, take U.S. Highway 50 to Cimmaron then 3 miles to gravel road turnoff (Forest Service Road 858). The last 20 miles are over a gravel and dirt road which accessible only during the summer and early fall.