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Boulder Reservoir

Boulder Reservoir

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


The Boulder Reservoir is now open. Please see our facility hours for current hours of operation.

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.

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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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