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Boulder Reservoir

Boulder Reservoir

"Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake." 
-Wallace Stevens


Boulder Reservoir shoreline and basin will be CLOSED until Spring of 2021.  Fence line inside facility delineates prohibited areas. Designated trail access, storage facilities and restrooms will remain open during facility hours.

Please adhere to all Boulder County COVID19 recommendations and restrictions in our facility.

No charcoal grills are allowed. No glass is allowed. Dogs are prohibited from May 15 through Labor Day.

  Northern Water Reservoir Maintenance Project Information

Visitor Information

Boulder Reservoir is a 700-acre, multi-use recreation and water-storage facility, owned and managed by the City of Boulder and operated as a water supply by the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District.  

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