US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District Website


Click here for the current recreation status at all Albuquerque District lakes.

Contact John Martin

John Martin Reservoir Project Office

Phone: 719.336.3476


Mailing address:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

29955 County Road 25.75

Hasty, CO 81044-9715



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Welcome to John Martin Dam & Reservoir

Buzzards roost at John MartinJohn Martin Reservoir is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed lake, however the recreation areas and campgrounds are managed by Colorado State Parks.

America the Beautiful Discount Passes are not recognized as this is a Colorado State Parks-managed recreation area.

The dinosaur track display is here!

The display was done by the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center of Woodland Park, Colorado. They are one of the leading authorities on dinosaurs in the country. The display is spectacular. It has actual tracks from the track sites and a mural of the dinosaurs. It has an interactive element for you to enjoy. Come and visit a part of southeastern Colorado's history, 95.5 million years in the making.

Geocaching is permitted at John Martin Reservoir only with approval of the project manager.

Area Weather: Current weather conditions for Hasty, Colorado.

Colorado Fishing Regulations and Weekly Fishing Reports: Colorado Parks & Wildlife's fishing news, stocking, and fishing conditions reports run on a regular basis year round. License applications and regulation brochures are also available at these sites.

Protected Shoreline Birds:  John Martin Reservoir and other partners provide critical habitat for the Piping Plover and the Interior Least Tern.


Spread the message not the musselsProtect Your Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!

Clean, Drain & Dry before transporting your boat or equipment.

For more information click here.