From jet skiing to hiking and hunting to volleyball, Boyd Lake State Park offers activities for everyone. Located in Loveland, it’s one of the premier water sports locations in Northern Colorado.
The park lies at the foot of Longs Peak and the mountains of the Continental Divide, just west of the Great Plains. The main attraction is its stunning lake, which permits motorboats, as well as water and jet skiing. RVs will find a home at the park year-round, with nearly 150 pull-thru campsites.
Biking/Hiking: There is a trail around the water’s edge that is a part of the Loveland trail system.
Birding: At the park, visitors can observe hundreds of bird species.
Boating: Open to motorized boating, water skiing, and jet skiing.
Camping: The park has 148 year-round, paved, pull-through sites, which can accommodate vehicles up to 40 feet. Each campsite has a picnic table, grill, and 20, 30, or 50-amp electric hookups. Furthermore, there are showers, playgrounds, and horseshoe pits. Reservations can be made online.
Fishing: There are a variety of fish at the park and bait, lure, and fly fishing are permitted. Choose to cast your line from shore or watercraft.
Hunting: Waterfowl hunting season starts September 29.
Picnicking: There are 36 first-come, first-served sites with grills. A few also have shelters.
Swimming: Permitted at the swim beach from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Volleyball: There are 2 sand courts at the park. One is located on the beach while the other is in the camping area.
Winter Recreation: Trail use is open to snowshoeing and cross-country skiing when conditions permit. Sledding and ice fishing are also common activities.
Address: 3720 North County Rd 11-C, Loveland, CO 80538
Pets: Yes, on-leash
Fees: Vehicle (per day)
Map: Boyd Lake (PDF)
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