The River Blog

April 7, 2022

River Restoration Study

Check out the 2021 San Miguel River Restoration Study!
November 17, 2018

SMWC Awarded WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grant

The San Miguel Watershed Coalition was recently awarded a Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program grant. This national award is designed to address water […]
March 8, 2017
Upper San Miguel Watershed

Upper San Miguel Basin Forest Health Landscape Assessment

A Community Driven GIS Mapping Project The Need… Beetle kill, disease, wildfire, and climate change have the potential to significantly alter the nature of our forest […]
February 17, 2017
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2017 Water Quality Monitoring

The San Miguel Watershed Coalition is set to kick off its 2017 Water Quality Monitoring Program on May 15th. Details… The Coalition currently monitors water quality […]
February 17, 2017
San Miguel River ice flow break

Ice Flow on the San Miguel

On January 28,, 2017 an ice flow occurred on the San Miguel River. Warm temperatures caused an ice dam to break, sending a wall of water, […]
February 9, 2017
Rafting the San Miguel River

San Miguel Stream Management Plan

The Coalition is engaged in a collaborative effort to develop a stream management plan for the San Miguel River Basin. Introduction Funding from the Colorado Water Conservation Board and […]
January 1, 2017
Removal of the Tabeguache dam.

2014 Project Highlights and Accomplishments

2014 project highlights and accomplishments include: Water quality monitoring at 42 sites on the San Miguel River. Uploading of 2014 water quality monitoring data on to […]
April 7, 2022

River Restoration Study

Check out the 2021 San Miguel River Restoration Study!
March 11, 2017

USGS Flow Gage

Site of the USGS San Miguel River near Placerville flow gage. Daily flows can be found at: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/co/nwis/uv?site_no=09172500
March 11, 2017

Corral Site

The Corral Site is a BLM recreation spot that offers river access for fishing. Parking available.
March 11, 2017

Woods Lake

Woods Lake provides great opportunities for fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding and hiking. A large, United States Forest Service campground is located at the lake. The campground […]
March 11, 2017

Miramonte Reservoir

Miramonte Reservoir, located near Norwood, CO, provides wonderful opportunities for fishing, boating, canoeing and paddle boarding during the summer months. The reservoir is a great spot […]
March 11, 2017

Trout Lake

Day-use area. Trout Lake offers wonderful opportunites for fishing, paddle boarding and canoeing in a beautiful mountain setting. Parking and bathrooms available. Be cognizant of private […]