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Boulder Reservoir

Boulder, CO
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Great place to spend time on the water, reasonable rentals

The only thing we want to mention is to caution there's a lot of goose poop but it happens, it... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Greensboro, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Not so much fun for swimming

I've been here twice and was disappointed both times. The lifeguards really love their stringent... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
james l
Denver, United States
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The only thing we want to mention is to caution there's a lot of goose poop but it happens, it didn't stop us from enjoying our kayaking on the water on this beautiful 95 degree day, it just made finding a spot to lay your...More

Thank mushroots
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I've been here twice and was disappointed both times. The lifeguards really love their stringent rules (like no splashing or jumping off the floating thingy) and take all the fun out of swimming there. They'll claim it is for safety, but they take it to...More

Thank james l
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Place for the family, with good parking and many different environments to enjoy. You can go for a swim here, play ball, go running on the dam walls bike in and around. It was free during that weekend, but there is a cover price to...More

Thank Vitaly K
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice park with good beaches and places to swim and put a boat in. When the wind gets up it would be suitable for sailing or windsurfing. There is a cafe. Not much shade so take your own. Dogs are not allowed in the park,...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great place, but pricy to get in to! We rented a kayak & paddleboard they were fun. But the entire beach area & grass area is flowing with goose poop you can't walk anywhere without stepping or sitting on it. I felt so dirty when...More

Thank daysegrl
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great place to spend the morning watching the Ironman race in Boulder. Not much shade available with big crowds, I would suggest bringing your own chairs and umbrella.

Thank Tomaskova
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We are visiting Boulder for a week with our toddler. I thought a beach day sounded relaxing, however, we paid $7/adult to get in and found the beach to be a minefield of large bird poop. There was no shade on the beach and the...More

2  Thank C0upleTravels
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is another nice part of Boulder. Motor boats are not allowed, but there is still a lot to see and do. Stand-up paddleboarders are common here among other water sports. And a lot of wildlife is here in the middle of town. Coyotes are...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Boulder Reservoir is most popular in the summer for its beach shore and plenty of water sports (SUP, sailing, kayak, windsurfing, etc) but it is also beautiful in the fall and winter for running, biking or just walking your dog around the Rez with unobstructed...More

Thank Anitaff
Reviewed 9 November 2016

You can access Boulder reservoir from two places. The main entrance off of 55th Str., where you will pay a fee in the summer and then enjoy the swimming, boating beach with a lifeguard OR the trail entrance off of 63rd at Coot lake. No...More

Thank Michaela O
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