Lake Estes

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Recreation managed by the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District, P.O. Box 1379, Estes Park, CO 80517; (303) 586-8191. Facilities include a nine-hole golf course, five picnic and associated day-use areas, and a marina. Good access to recreation areas. Water surface available for recreation is 185 surface acres. Power boating is limited, but available. Sailing opportunities. Fish species available are largely rainbow trout. Facilities are closed in winter due to ice and snow.

Lake Estes
Colorado-Big Thompson
     
Cooperator
(managing entity)
Estes Valley Recreation
& Park District
 
  P O Box 1379  
  Estes Park CO 80517  
     
Land Area (acres) Total 123
  Developed Public Use 90
  Undeveloped 28
Water Surface (acres) Total 185
  Available forRecreation 145
Shoreline (miles) Total 4
  Available for Recreation 4
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds no
  Picnic Areas yes
  Boat Launch Facilities yes
  Parking yes
  Other yes
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 0
  Campsites 0
  Tent Only Campsites 0
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 5
  Picnic Tables 48
  Picnic Shelters 18
  Swimming Beaches 0
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 1
  Boat Launch Lanes 1
  Mooring Buoys 2
  Slip Mooring Spaces 46
  Concessions 1
Potable Water Campgrounds 0
  Picnic Areas 5
  Other Locations 1
Toilets Campgrounds 0
  Picnic Areas 5
  Other Locations 2
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 0
  Boat 0

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