Frequent question: Can you kayak on Horsetooth Reservoir?

Where do you launch the kayak at Horsetooth Reservoir?

Launching of paddleboards, kayaks and canoes will take place southwest of the boat ramp. Buoys mark the dividing line for the designated use areas.

Is Horsetooth Reservoir boat ramp open?

At Horsetooth Reservoir, the South Bay is open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 6 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. … The South Bay ramp at Horsetooth Reservoir and North Pines ramp at Carter Lake have gate systems that allow boaters to exit those ramps after hours.

Can you paddleboard on Horsetooth?

Horsetooth Reservoir offers seemingly endless shoreline to explore and access to Horsetooth Mountain Open Space as well as Lory State Park. The Cache la Poudre River offers a different type of stand up paddle board experience.

Can you kayak on Carter Lake?

Launching on the Lake

Campers with a waterfront site can launch a kayak from their campsites. You can also put a boat in the water at Carter Lake Marina, at the north end of the lake. Rental kayaks are available at Carter Lake Canoe and Kayak Rental in the town of Berthoud, about 15 minutes east of Carter Lake.

Is Carter Lake Covid 19 open?

COVID-19 Update

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Campgrounds are open for reservations including Horsetooth Reservoir, Carter Lake, Pinewood/Flatiron Reservoirs, and Hermit Park Open Space. Seasonal closures occur October – March. Same day camping reservations are allowed at the park during regular business hours ONLY.

Can dogs swim in Horsetooth Reservoir?

Horsetooth Dog Park, 2626 W. Horsetooth Road in Fort Collins, has a great place for your pup to swim and legally be off leash. Mark Caughlan, Horsetooth district manager, said dogs are not allowed at the South Bay swim beach or in other human swimming areas at Horsetooth Reservoir due to water quality concerns.

Can you go tubing in Horsetooth Reservoir?

Inspectors are on-site at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake to check boats for exotic invasive species. … Exclusions include hand-launched rafts, kayaks, belly boats, float tubes, canoes, windsurfer boards, sail boards, stand-up paddleboards or inner tubes.

Can you paddleboard on tarryall reservoir?

Similarly, Tarryall Reservoir in Park County is a calm, small lake that’s perfect for beginners or anyone looking for a peaceful day. Other great lakes for paddling in central Colorado include Green Mountain Reservoir in Heeney (one of the best kept secrets on Colorado!), and Leadville’s gorgeous Turquoise Lake.

Can you rent paddleboards at Horsetooth Reservoir?

Anytime you go to Horsetooth Resevoir you will need to spend the $7 for a day pass. The 2-hour rentals from SUP cost $70.