Boating is ranked as one of the Top 3 stress-relieving activities in the United States. Enjoy your boat as Colorado is home to more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs:
Chatfield Reservoir is a Denver Water flood-control reservoir along the South Platte River that is a hotspot for boaters as the reservoir features a marina, launch ramp, boat rentals, campsites, and even a floating restaurant.
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir is an 880-acre reservoir with Cherry Creek Marina, launch ramp, and campsites. This state park reservoir hosts on-going community events, junior sailing programs, and triathlon events.
Dillon Reservoir is a 3,300-acre reservoir in Summit County that was created in 1963 to provide additional water storage for Denver. Boaters will find summer fun at Frisco Bay Marina, as well as launch ramps, fuel docks, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.
Grand Lake is Colorado’s largest and deepest natural lake. On its north shore is located the historic town of Grand Lake. Boaters enjoy sailing and fishing on Grand Lake as its home to one of the oldest yacht clubs in the west.
Blue Mesa Reservoir
Blue Mesa Reservoir is 20 miles long, has 96 miles of shoreline, and is the largest lake trout and Kokanee salmon fishery in the United States.
Pueblo Reservoir provides 4,600 surface acres of water, 60 miles of shoreline and 10,000 acres of land. Water recreation includes sailing, motor-boating, waterskiing, river tubing and prime fishing. Boaters choose from two full-service marinas and boat ramps.
Lake Granby is the third largest body of water in Colorado with 7,000 acres. Boaters and jet skiers enjoy numerous coves and marinas as fishermen catch lake trout, kokanee salmon, and more.