Boyd Lake

Fact Sheet

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C O L O R A D O P A R K S & W I L D L I F E Boyd Lake State Park FACT SHEET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017 Who we are Boyd Lake State Park is a modern water sports recreation area. The lake’s 1,700 surface acres offer all types of water recreation, including boating, sailing, water skiing, fishing and swimming. Park amenities include: camping facilities, picnic areas, swim beach with paddle board rentals, boat ramps, showers, a bicycle/walking trail, a marina store with boat rentals and vessel mooring, a group picnic facility and more. Top attractions • • • Boyd Lake provides camping, fishing, bike trail access and water recreational opportunities for the northern Front Range. Boyd Lake serves as a base for visitors making trips to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Budweiser Event Center and local regional events. The Loveland Trail runs through the park, providing opportunities to run, walk and bike through the park and access the surrounding communities. Our partners • • • • Greeley & Loveland Irrigation Co. City of Loveland Seven Lakes Irrigation Co. Larimer County Parks and Open Lands • • • • Larimer County Sheriff’s Department Front Range Community College Boyd Lake homeowners associations U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Challenges we face • • • Preventing the spread of aquatic nuisance species (ANS) by inspecting boats, developing partnerships with shoreline neighbors and train-ing and educating park visitors, user groups and constituents on the impacts of ANS and how to prevent their spread. Changing operational needs with increased visitation, urban pressures and changing visitor expectations. Aging infrastructure. The majority of park infrastructure was built in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, which we are replacing as funding allows, following the guidelines of the 2015 redevelopment plan. Volunteer activities Camp host program volunteers provide over 6000 hours of annual volunteer service to the campground, which regularly earns visitor praises of the “cleanest and best maintained campground we have visited.” • Court-ordered volunteers help prepare and maintain the park. Under careful supervision, these individuals benefit the park and improve visitors’ experiences. VIC SCHENDEL/CPW • COLORADO PARKS & WILDLIFE 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 (303) 297-1192 cpw.state.co.us 3720 N County Road 11-C, Loveland, CO 80538 (970) 669-1739 • Email: boyd.lake@state.co.us Park Manager: Eric Grey As of June 30, 2017 Manager’s Message Come visit Boyd Lake State Park and enjoy the fun and exciting outdoor opportunities our northeastern Colorado lifestyle has to offer. Geography Region: Northeast County: Larimer Elevation: 5,000 ft Miles From Denver: 50 Trails Biking: 6.4 miles Hiking: 6.4 miles Cross Country Skiing/ Snowshoeing: 6 miles Total: 6.4 miles Annual Visitation 490,289 Facilities 2 Boat Ramps Boat Rental Dump Station Group Picnic Area Jet Ski Rental Laundry (seasonal) Marinas (seasonal) Mooring/Docking 90 Picnic Sites Showers (coin-operated) Visitor Center Boat Rental Acreage Total Acres: 2,004 Governmental US Cong Dist: 2nd CO Senate: 15th CO House: 51st Employees Permanent: 7 Temporary: 26 Volunteers: 136 Volunteer Hours: 8,310 Recreation Boating Fishing Geocaching Hunting Ice Fishing Ice Skating Jet Skiing Ranger/Nature Programs Sailboarding Water Skiing Wildlife/Bird Viewing Winter Camping Roads Paved: 7 miles Camping Campsites (electrical, seasonal): 84 Campsites (electrical, year-round): 64 Walden Fort Collins Craig Hayden Steamboat Springs Greeley Boyd Lake Oak Creek Meeker Sterling Estes Loveland Park Fort Brush Morgan Kremmling Wray Brighton Denver Golden Avon Vail Rifle Frisco Glenwood Springs Breckenridge Collbran Fruita Aspen Leadville Castle Rock Limon Burlington Fairplay Grand Junction Paonia Hotchkiss Buena Vista Crawford Colorado Springs Kit Carson Cripple Creek Olathe Gunnison Montrose Salida Canon City Pueblo Ridgway Ouray Lamar La Junta Dove Creek Walsenburg Monte Vista Dolores Cortez Mancos Durango Alamosa La Veta Springfield Pagosa Springs Trinidad COLORADO PARKS & WILDLIFE 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 (303) 297-1192 cpw.state.co.us VIC SCHENDEL/CPW Delta VERDON TOMAJKO/CPW Boyd Lake State Park

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