Boyd Lake


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Boyd Lake Marina C O L O R A D O PA R K S & W I L D L I F E ph: (970) 663-2662 fax (970) 663-2797 OPEN SUMMERS Slips and Moorings (seasonal, monthly) Boat Rentals (daily, half day or hourly) Ski Boats • Pontoon Boats Fishing Boats • Paddle Bikes Wave Runners Boyd Lake State Park Activities Boating and Skiing ENJOY YOUR STATE PARKS Boyd Lake has two paved launch ramps. The main sixlane ramp is located by the Marina. A two-lane ramp is located further north at Heron Cove, where only non-motorized & personal watercraft can be launched. All trailered vessels must be inspected at the Aquatic Nuisance Species station located at the Marina prior to launch. The entire lake is open to boating and sailing. Only the south end of the lake is open to water-skiing. The ski pattern is counter-clockwise. Complete Colorado Boating Statutes and Regulations are available at the park. Full Service Gas Dock Ice and Firewood Fishing Supplies Live Bait Groceries Cold Beer Camping Supplies Boating and Ski Accessories Clothing Safety Equipment Swimming The Boyd Lake Swim Beach offers a sandy beach for playing or sun-tanning, a playground and a buoyed swim area for cool relief during hot summer days. Glass, pets, charcoal grills, boats and fishing are prohibited at the swim beach. MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED Swimming from vessels is permitted from sunrise to sunset in the three designated no-wake areas as shown on the map (North No-wake Area and East No-wake areas 1 and 2). USE CAUTION – HAZARDS MAY EXIST! Boyd Lake State Park Swimming/Wading over waist deep is prohibited in all other areas. 3720 North County Road 11-C Loveland, Colorado 80538 • (970) 669-1739 E-mail: Fishing Funded in part by Great Outdoors Colorado through Colorado Lottery proceeds. CPW_HPBO_6K_3/18 B oyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The park attracts visitors who enjoy boating, water-skiing, swimming, fishing, windsurfing, bicycling, walking, hunting and wildlife viewing. The park features camping and picnicking. The lake lies along the Front Range with impressive views of Long’s Peak. Boyd Lake covers nearly 1,700 surface-acres when full. The reservoir provides drinking water for the city of Greeley and irrigation water for Colorado farms. Boyd Lake is a popular spot with shoreline and boat anglers for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, white bass, catfish, crappie, perch, rainbow trout and walleye. Ice fishing is a favorite winter pastime. Underwater ridges and inlet areas can produce great fishing. A Colorado fishing license is required, and Colorado fishing regulations apply. Walking and Bicycling Walking and biking can be enjoyed along the paved and grassy trails that meander along beaches, under cool cottonwood trees and the water’s edge.Trails join with the city of Loveland’s regional trail system at the south and north ends of the park. Some trails are plowed in the winter for year-round use. Wildlife Viewing Boyd Lake affords great opportunities to observe a variety of wildlife, especially during spring and fall bird migrations. Waterfowl Hunting Waterfowl hunting is allowed at Boyd Lake in the designated “Red Zones”. Open dates for red zones may be more restricted than regular waterfowl seasons. Contact park office or see website for additional information. Camping Boyd Lake offers 148 paved, pull-through camp sites. The sites are located on a grassy knoll dotted with trees near the lake. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. All sites have 20, 30 and 50 amp electric pedestals. Three restrooms with pay showers, playground equipment and horseshoe pits are located in the campground. Campers must have both a camping permit and a park pass for their vehicle. Please camp only in designated sites and display the campground permit in the marker at each campsite. A holding tank dump station is provided for registered campers. It is illegal to dump wastewater, including dishwater, anywhere except the dump station. For camping reservations, call 1-800-244-5613 or visit Picnicking Boyd Lake State Park features sixty seven first class picnic sites scattered throughout the park. These sites are available on a “first-come first-served” basis. The group picnic area (GPA) may be rented for groups of up to 200, and is available by reservation. The GPA pavilion sits atop a small ridge overlooking the lake and includes a private parking lot, tables, fire grills, electrical outlets, a fireplace and a prep sink. A volleyball court, horseshoe pits and playground are located next to the covered facility. Much of the surrounding area is lawn and a trail leads to the lake shore where boats can be beached during your picnic. You can get more information and the rental agreement at our web site or by calling (970) 669-1739. 5 Trail Roads Buoy Line Visitor Center Water-Skiing No-Wake Area N. County Road 11C te te iva Pr o tN ak W In addition to a parks pass, campers are required to purchase and display a camping permit at their campsite. The Aspen Leaf annual pass is available at a discounted rate for Colorado seniors 64 years of age and older. For more information about Boyd Lake State Park, or for assistance, please visit the park headquarters located south of the park entrance or call (970) 669-1739. Complete regulations are available at the park entrance or park office. 5 MPH Colorado disabled veterans displaying Colorado Disabled Veteran (DV) license plates are admitted free without a pass. South End Only 5 MPH s Ea Pri va In the interest of the safety and enjoyment of all visitors please observe all State Park regulations including: 1. All pets must be on a leash and under physical control at all times. 2. Fires are permitted in designated areas only. Fireworks are prohibited. 3. Quiet hours in the park are 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. 4. Alcohol in excess of 3.2% and/or kegs are prohibited. Park Regulations rty o pe e Pr vat Pri All visitors entering Boyd Lake State Park are required to display a current Colorado State Parks Pass on their windshield. A daily pass is valid from the day purchased until noon the following day. An annual pass is valid at any Colorado State Park. For annual pass holders who own more than one vehicle, multiple passes are available at a reduced fee. Passes are available at the park office, park entrance and self service dispensers. Passes and Permits • Towing waterskiers, tubes, etc. is permitted only in the south end of the lake. • Swimming is permitted only at the swim beach and from boats at the three designated No-Wake Areas. E 37th St North No Wake Area 5 MPH o-Wake Area 1 East N 37TH ST. Boyd Lake State Park MPH Swim Beach Self-Guided Nature Trail Snack Bar Restroom Picnic Area Parking Access Marina Store Marina Group Picnic Shelter Entrance Station Dump Station Camping Boat Ramp Pr op er ty Pr o Pr iv at e e Area 2 ty LEGEND N. CNTY RD 11C y pe r t Pro pe r Boyd Lake State Park Private Property

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