At an elevation of 8,000 feet, Vega State Parks high-mountain lake sits in a beautiful sub-alpine meadow on the western edge of Grand Mesa National Forest in Western Colorado. The park is a haven for year-round recreation: fishing, boating, water skiing, birding, hiking among the changing aspen, ice fishing and cross-country skiing. Snowmobilers and off-highway vehicle riders can access hundreds of miles of trails in Grand Mesa National Forest from Vega. The parks 109 campsites in four campgrounds surround the lake. The campsites range from pull-through sites with electric hookups to 10 walk-in tent sites in the Pioneer Campground. Vegas five cozy cabins are available year round and accommodate up to six people. Escape the crowds and reserve one mid-week. The Meadows Group Picnic Area is a great to place to hold weddings, family reunions, memorials or other group events. Color Weekend, September 25 and 26 will be celebrated at Vega State Park Visitor Center with cider, cookies and 15% off in the gift shop. At 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 26, Scott and Betty Walck will be honored with a special reception for their kind donations of historical information to Vega's educational displays. Please join us at the park and visitor center throughout the fall and winter months.

9 months ago

Well worth the drive, Lots of camping spots. Great visitor center, Lodge with snacks, beer and supplies. Out of Cell service ( Huge plus to relax and unwind). Heard fishing is good, didnt catch anything, but didnt really try hard.