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Boulder Lakes

Look at a map of Colorado and you’ll see blue sprinkled across the entire Front Range. Lakes in Boulder and nearby offer opportunities for you to boat, paddleboardfish, kayak and even swim. One of the area’s most popular bodies of water for swimming – the Boulder Reservoir – is so close to downtown you could spend the day splashing around and be back to your hotel for happy hour.

Leave It As You Find It

Help protect Boulder's natural beauty by remembering these Leave No Trace principles, and before you go, check here for trail closures due to trail conditions.

Where to Find Lakes in Boulder and Nearby

Life is better on a lake, as the saying goes. Discover why on these lakes in and around Boulder, Colorado.