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Horsetooth Reservoir, CO

Photo: Horsetooth Reservoir
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Apr 20 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:B10, Boat-In Sites West Side
Find Similar Sites Type:BOAT-IN Amenities:
Pets Allowed Near Water
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Reservation Window: Thu Oct 23 2014 – Mon Apr 20 2015

Check-in: 12:00 pm

Departure date:
Check-out: 11:00 am

Site Details:

  • Site Type: BOAT-IN
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Boat-In
  • Checkin Time: 12:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 11:00 am
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Max Num of People: 8
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic
  • Shade: Partial
  • Proximity to Water: Lakefront
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Looking For Category: Boat Site,Tent Site
  • Altitude: 5430
  • Terrain: Slope

Alerts and Important Information



The only alcohol allowed is 3.2%, in cans only - no glass containers - no kegs.

Quiet hours are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Please be respectful of your neighbors and other campers.

Park entrance permits, one for your vehicle and one for your boat, are required in addition to camping permits. These must be purchased before you get to your campsite.

Please check the Season Dates tab for annual updates on site availability.


These campsites are accessible by boat ONLY. There is no road. You must have a boat to use these sites.



Drinking water and vault restrooms located in each campground. Showers at Horsetooth Reservoir, Inlet Bay and South Bay campgrounds only. No showers in other campgrounds. See "F.A.Q's" icon on left sidebar for nearest public showers for other areas.

In addition to camping permits. "Daily" or "Annual" permits are available at park entrances. Annual permits are available online, ahead of time. Allow two weeks for arrival before your trip.

Check-in: noon, at campground. If campground host is not on duty, set up campsite. A host or ranger will be by to check you in. Check-out: 11 a.m.

Carter Lake Marina at Carter Lake (970-667-1062) Inlet Bay Marina at Horsetooth Reservoir (970-223-0140)

Motor vehicles must stay on established roads, parking lots, pads. No ohv's (off highway vehicles) allowed.

Campfires in approved fireplaces at designated campsites only. No fireworks at any time. Check upon arrival for possible fire restrictions

No collecting within parks. Available at Carter Lake Marina, or at local businesses. B.y.o.w. (bring your own wood!)

Pinewood Lake: wakeless speed only Flatiron Reservoir: no boating

Allowed at swimbeaches only - Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir.

Must be on a leash of not more than 10 feet at all times. May not be left unattended. Aggressive dogs not allowed. No pets on swimbeaches. Only 1 pet allowed at camper cabins.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.