Navajo Reservoir provides the principal storage for the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project which sends water to 110,000 acres of agricultural land on the Navajo Reservation.
The reservoir's surface totals 15,600 acres, with about 3,000 acres on the Colorado side. The system supplies water for agriculture, industrial, municipal and recreational uses.Ã¢ÂÂ
Navajo State Park is a major recreational facility in southwest Colorado, drawing more than 300,000 visitors every year. The 2,100-acre park offers boating, fishing, trails, wildlife viewing, 138 camp sites, and three cabins.