Boating - Non-Motorized

Experience the thrill of white water on the Cache la Poudre River and parts of Clear Creek and Boulder Creek during spring and summer runoff. Go on your own or pick from a variety of exciting trips offered by commercial rafting companies operating under a special-use permit with the Forest Service.

Boating - Non-Motorized Areas

  • Boulder Ranger District, west of Boulder area description
  • Brainard Lake Recreation Area area description
  • Brainard Lake Fishing Site
  • Canyon Lakes Ranger District, west of Fort Collins area description
  • Bellaire Lake Campground
  • Bellaire Lake Picnic Site
  • Cache la Poudre River
  • Chambers Lake Boating Site
  • Chambers Lake Campground
  • Chambers Lake Picnic Site
  • Dowdy Lake Campground
  • West Lake Campground
  • West Lake Day Use Area
  • Sulphur Ranger District, near Winter Park & Granby area description
  • Arapaho National Recreation Area area description
  • Green Ridge Boating Site
  • Hilltop Boating Site
  • Shadow Mountain Dam Trailhead
  • Sunset Point Boating Site
  • Sunset Point Campground
  • Willow Creek Boating Site
  • Pine Beach Picnic Site
  • Roaring Fork Boat Ramp