Map For Boating In Colorado
There are many places to go boating in Colorado
Boating opportunities abound in Colorado. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.
Adobe Creek Reservoir is a 3,000-acre lake located in the southeast corner of the state.
Aurora Reservoir is an 800 acre lake, located in the central part of the state.
Blue Mesa Reservoir is a 10,000-acre impoundment located in the southwest corner of the state.
Bonny Reservoir is a 2,000-acre lake located on the eastern border of the state.
Carter Lake is an 1,100-acre lake located in the north-central part of Colorado.
Chatfield Reservoir is a 1,500-acre lake located in the north-central part of the state.
Crystal Creek Reservoir is an 140 acre lake in the central part of the state.
Dillon Reservoir is a 3,500 acre body of water in the north-central portion of the state.
Eleven Mile Reservoir is a 3,400-acre reservoir in the center of the state.
Grand Lake is a 600-acre lake located in the north-central portion of the state.
Green Mountain Reservoir is a 2,100 acre lake in northwest Colorado.
Gross Reservoir, located 5 miles southwest of Boulder, CO.
Horsetooth Reservoir is a 1,900-acre lake in the far-north, central part of the state.
Lake Granby is a 7,200-acre lake located in the north-central portion of the state.
Lake Isabel is a 40-acre trout lake located 35 miles southwest of Pueblo.
Lake San Cristobal, located 50 miles south-southwest of Gunnison, CO.
McPhee Reservoir is a 4,500-acre lake located in the southwest corner of the state.
Navajo Reservoir is a 15,000-acre lake located on the Colorado - New Mexico border.
Rampart Reservoir is a 500 surface acre lake 4 miles east of Woodland Park, CO.
Ridgway Reservoir is a 1,000-acre lake located 12 miles north of Ouray, CO.
Ruedi Reservoir, a 1,200-acre lake, is 35 miles southeast of Glenwood Springs.
Shadow Mountain Lake is a 1,300-acre reservoir located in the north-central portion of the state.
Sloan Lake, located in the northwest section of Denver.
Stagecoach Reservoir is an 800-acre lake in the northwest section of Colorado.
Standley Lake is a 1,000-acre lake in the north-central part of Colorado.
Taylor Park Reservoir is a 2,000 surface acre lake located 15 miles northeast of Gunnison, CO.
Williams Fork Reservoir is a 1,600-acre lake located in the north-central portion of the state.
Wolford Mountain Reservoir is a 1,550 acre lake in the northwest part of the state.
Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Boulder, Breckenridge, Grand Junction, Kremmling, Leadville, Brighton, Denver, Hudson, Littleton, Sterling, Cortez, Durango, Montrose, Pagosa Springs, Silverton, Colorado City, Colorado Springs, La Junta, Pueblo and Salida.
Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in Colorado. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.
Lakes and rivers in Colorado
Some of the lakes in Colorado include Carter Lake, Grand Lake, Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Williams Fork Reservoir, Bonny Reservoir, Chatfield Reservoir, Horsetooth Lake, Jackson Lake, Riverside Reservoir, Antero Reservoir, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Eleven Mile Reservoir, Navajo Reservoir, Spinney Mountain Reservoir, Adobe Creek Reservoir, Horse Creek Reservoir, John Martin Reservoir, Lake Meredith and Neenoshe Reservoir.
Navigable rivers include Colorado River, Yampa River, Arikaree River, Platt River, Rio Grande, San Miguel River, Arkansas River and Purgatoire River.