Peninsula Daily News – August 10, 2017

Emergency Respondents, Volunteers Practice with Seaplane   On August 9, 2017, seaplanes, community resources and emergency services planners came together to help pave the way for a better future for Jefferson County. After doing exercises for so many years, starting in 2009, it is a special privilege to get to see everything come together and […]

July 15, 2017 – Colorado’s First Mountain Splash-In

Kenney Reservoir – Splash-In Event Saturday, July 15th, opened to a beautiful Western Colorado blue sky.  By the time the day was over most of the attendees were describing the 96-degree day as the “coolest” they had ever seen. Several hundred attendees converged on Kenney Reservoir for the First Ever Mountain Splash-In in Colorado.  As many Coloradans […]

May 20, 2017 – Second Annual Spring Splash-In

Lake Meredith – Splash-In The Splash-In was a great success! The weather leading up to the event was horrendous and caused the turnout to be lighter than expected.  A couple aircraft canceled fearing the weather and conditions at the lake would not be suitable.  I must confess that I too was doing a bit of panic.  But, […]

June 18, 2016 – Colorado’s First Ever Seaplane Splash-In

Lake Meredith – Splash-In Event Info We had a wonderful and historic time at Lake Meredith on June 18th. There were ~500 attendees and 4 seaplanes.  We established a permanent seaplane base and created an airmark at the site.  We have proven our concept of operations by establishing an inspection process that was recognized by a sitting State Senator.  Everything we accomplished was a Colorado “First”. […]

Kenney Reservoir

Small park with restroom, picnic facilities, and 40’ wide Boat ramp on east shore.   Coordinates: N 40° 06’ 52.97” W 108° 42’ 30.56” Elevation: 5350 Description: Approx 7500′ X 1500′; 280 Acres Landing Fees: None Restrictions: None Current ANS: None; Perform Self-Inspection at land airport Contact: Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, 970-675-5055 CAUTION: Mountainous […]

Lake Meredith

Seaplane base/county park on the north shore with restroom and 22’-wide boat ramp. Airmarked with the anchor.   Coordinates: N 38° 12′ 37″ W 103° 41′ 32″ Elevation: 4254 Description: Approx 18000′ X 4500′; Average Depth 6′; 3700 Acres Landing Fees: None, however a waiver of liability is required Restrictions: Wildlife Season 1 Nov to […]