DENVER – If you’re already making plans for your spring or summer weekend trips, you might want to set your sights to the Four Corners this year.

That’s because Lake Nighthorse, Colorado’s newest recreational lake, is now open to the public.

Named after former Colorado senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, the man-made reservoir offers swimming, fishing, boating and picnicking, and it has been stocked with rainbow trout, brown trout and kokanee salmon, according to our partners The Denver Post.

Construction to recreate the reservoir, which covers more than two square miles, began in 2003 and the lake was filled in 2011, the newspaper reported.

Read the full story at The Denver Channel.

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