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Larimer County celebrates 30th Annual National Public Lands Day with community activities and volunteer stewardship projects

08/23/2023

Larimer County celebrates 30th Annual National Public Lands Day with community activities and volunteer stewardship projects

Join us all throughout September for classes, guided hikes, and volunteer opportunities centered on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 23.

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08/30/2023

Satanka Bay Boat Ramp at Horsetooth Reservoir Closes for Season on September 4

Information about boat ramp availability changing in September.

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08/15/2023

Small grants available for neighborhood and community projects, and upcoming webinar

Applications are now being accepted for Larimer County’s Department of Natural Resources (LCDNR) 2024 Small Grants for Community Partnering Program.

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Sun 6:00 AM Red Mountain Open Space
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Tue 8:30 AM Lions Open Space
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Sat 10:00 AM Lions Open Space

I have a camping reservation. Are campsites open?
Yes! All campgrounds and methods of camping at Larimer County reservoir parks and open space properties are open based on regular seasonal schedules. Criteria for camping can be found here

I need to cancel my camping reservation because of a COVID-19 related issue. Can I get a refund?
For questions regarding our standard cancellation policy, please visit our camping information page. For special requests prior to your arrival date, please call ReserveAmerica at 1-800-397-7795. For emergencies the day of your camping reservation, please call the Natural Resources Administrative Office at 970-619-4570.

Are you taking walk-in campers?
No, we strongly discourage walk-in camping after hours without a reservation. We are allowing same day, walk-in reservations during normal business hours. (Visit our Contact Us page for more info.)

Do you have pavilions open for our family to use during our camping stay?
Group pavilions/picnic areas are open for day use based on regular seasonal availability. If you would like to reserve a pavilion, please visit our website for more info.

How will I know if my reservation will be valid for future dates?
Camping reservation availability will occur in tandem with guidance from our Health Department. We are actively assessing and evaluating the phases in which we open camping to all. Updates will be posted on our website. 

Can I still go fishing at the reservoir?
Yes, you can still fish along our shorelines, while keeping with social distancing protocols.

Can I go swimming at the reservoir?
Yes, you can swim in the designated swim beach areas at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake based on seasonal openings, typically May through October. Swimming in non-designated areas is not allowed. 

Can I go boating in your reservoirs?
Yes. Boating in our reservoirs is open seasonally, typically April through November. Complete hours and open ramps can be found here.  Before arriving, please review the protocols to expedite your entrance into the water. 

(Updated 8/11/2021)

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