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Larimer County announces 2024 Small Grant Program recipients to support underrepresented youth and adults accessing the outdoors, nature-based workshops, and school gardens among others

01/30/2024

Larimer County announces 2024 Small Grant Program recipients to support underrepresented youth and adults accessing the outdoors, nature-based workshops, and school gardens among others

Since 1998, the grant program has awarded over $415,000 from Help Preserve Open Space sales tax to 238 projects

More about Larimer County announces 2024 Small Grant Program recipients to support underrepresented youth and adults accessing the outdoors, nature-based workshops, and school gardens among others

01/26/2024

Horsetooth Reservoir parking lot closed Jan 30-Feb 16 for construction of a new ANS inspection station

New station provides permanent location for inspections on north end of reservoir

More about Horsetooth Reservoir parking lot closed Jan 30-Feb 16 for construction of a new ANS inspection station

01/23/2024

Larimer County invites community to attend info sessions about future road and site improvements at Carter Lake

Benefits of project include greater roadway accessibility, new day use area, and improved pedestrian and biker safety

More about Larimer County invites community to attend info sessions about future road and site improvements at Carter Lake

ALL EVENTS UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar
02
Sat 9:00 AM River Bluffs Open Space and Poudre River Trail
Mar
02
Sat 7:00 PM Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
Mar
09
Sat 9:00 AM River Bluffs Open Space and Poudre River Trail
Mar
14
Thu 10:00 AM Lions Open Space
Mar
16
Sat 10:00 AM River Bluffs Open Space and Poudre River Trail
Mar
21
Thu 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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