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Boulder Reservoir

Boulder, CO
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Fun, but look out for goose poooo!

Great place, but pricy to get in to! We rented a kayak & paddleboard they were fun. But the entire... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gilbert, Arizona
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IM Boulder

Great place to spend the morning watching the Ironman race in Boulder. Not much shade available... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I find the reservoir so restrictive in terms of just space. You ride in circles; the two stroke motors make a lot of pollution; and the e coli from cattle farms is rinsed into the rews with every rainfall. I'd rather be rafting. The scenery...More

Thank Linda Q
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Boulder Reservoir has a great bike or hike or run path around the reservoir. During the summer, you can swim, paddleboard, picnic , etc

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

You can go paddling on the water it's a bit chilly but it's definitely a fun afternoon waster. Sometimes it's crowded but if you do get the chance it's definitely a place to go the water is clean it's in a nice area away from...More

1  Thank Prinster A
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My daughter's softball team went paddle boarding in the reservoir and had a blast. Their only complaint was having to walk through lots of duck poop the get to water.

Thank bjtanimoto
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