Jul 29 2011

1982 Estes Park Flood Footage

Early on July 15, 1982 the Lawn Lake Dam failed and released 220 million gallons of water down the valley toward Estes Park.  The Lawn Lake Flood is included in the top 22 most damaging floods in Colorado.  Here is a classic 80’s style news report about the flood.

Lawn Lake News Coverage


The town of Estes Park has a website that provides more information and several photos about the flood.

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