Gate Hours

Hours are subject to change. Hours below are 7 days/week. See the Special Event Schedule for scheduled closures due to events. Swimming hours and information

Reservoir Hours 2022

Entry
Gate
Open
All
Boats
Off the
Water
Outgoing
Gate
Closes
Swim
Beach

Boat
Rentals

January 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED
February 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED
March 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED
April 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED
May 1-26 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. CLOSED Rental info + reservations
May 27 - Aug. 21 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Rental info + reservations
Aug. 22 - Sept. 5 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. Swim Hours Rental info + reservations
Sept. 6 - 30 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. CLOSED Rental info + reservations
October 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED
November 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED
December 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED

No Wake Hours*

Dates Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Thursday
April 18 - May 26 9 - 10 a.m. 4 - 5 p.m.
May 27 - Sept. 5 6 - 10 a.m. 4 - 8 p.m.
Sept. 6 - Oct. 16 9 - 10 a.m. 4 - 6 p.m.

*We allow the EXPAND Beyond, Inc. program to run on Tuesdays during no wake hours beginning in mid-June to provide accessible water sports to athletes with physical disabilities.

Entry Fees

Daily entry fees will be charged April 18, 2022 through Oct. 17, 2022. Each person entering the park must pay the entrance fee. Fees are collected for each person entering Boulder Reservoir including runners, walkers and cyclists.

Daily Access Fees for May 27 - Sept. 5

Pass Fee Resident/Worker*
Adult
(19-59)
$11 $9
Senior
(60+)
$8.25 $6.75
Youth
(3-18)
$6.50 $5.50
Sustainability Discount** 25% off 25% off

Twilight Entry: 6 p.m. - close $5 individual/$10 carload


Daily Access Fees for April 18 - May 26 & Sept. 6 - Oct. 16

Individual Carload
$5 $10

*Resident/Worker Fees
Rate reflects a discount rate for those who either live, or are paid employees of businesses or organizations, within the city limits of Boulder. If you need help determining your fee status speak with our team members at the front gate. Adult proof of residence/worker status required.

**Sustainability Discount: (for pedestrians, cyclists, and cars with 3 or more.)
25% off each high season regular price entry fee.

Rain Check/Refund Policy: No rain checks will be issued unless a facility is closed due to weather for two or more consecutive hours. No rain checks will be issued after 5 p.m. We do NOT offer refunds for any reason.