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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​At an elevation of 8,000 feet, Vega State Park’s high-mountain lake sits in a beautiful montane meadow on the northeast edge of Grand Mesa National Forest in Western Colorado.

Vega is great year round for birding, hiking among the changing aspen, fishing and cross-country skiingSnowmobilers  and off-highway vehicle riders can access hundreds of miles of trails in Grand M​esa National Forest from Vega Early Settlers campground, cabins or OHV lot.

The park’s 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. All the sites have fire pits, picnic tables and pleasant views. Vega’s five cozy cabins are available year round and accommodate up to six people. Escape the crowds and come to Vega mid-week.

Summer reservations for the Meadows Group Picnic Area are picking up, so call today to reserve this beautiful location for a wedding, family reunion, company picnic, memorial or other group events.

Shopping is always fun at Vega State Park. Find those unique gifts, books and comfortable clothing at the Visitor's Center gift shop.

Easy Off Highway Vehicle & Snowmobile Access.​

Vega is one of the few Colorado State Parks with OHV and snowmobile access to USFS Grand Mesa National Forest lands directly from the park. Plan to purchase new or renew registrations for boats, snowmobiles and OHV at the Visitor Center. For more information, the OHV & Snowmobile page.

All-Terrain Wheelchairs

Thanks to a "Fishing is Fun" grant received in 2011, Vega now owns two Landeez All-Terrain Wheelchairs and three One-armed Bandit fishing poles. These items may be borrowed from the park in order to make access to the lake shore-line and fishing easier for disabled visitors.

The unique design of the chairs, coupled with the help of an able-bodied volunteer, allows them to be pushed through snow, ice and mud; allowing access to otherwise difficult to reach places around the lake.

The fishing poles have a special waist belt that provides easy handling.

To reserve a chair or fishing pole, please contact the park at (970) 487-3407.

Vega's Visitor's Center

Did you know that you can purchase park passes, annual fishing and hunting licenses and all of your boat, OHV, and snowmobile registrations at the Visitor's Center?

We also have a wide array of nature- related gifts, books and apparel.

Our staff is always happy to answer any questions you might have about the park and surrounding areas. 

Stop in 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.