Stillwater Boating Site

Area Status: Open

Two-lane boat ramp with courtesy dock located on the western end of Lake Granby. Facilities include restroom, fee machine, gin pole for raising sailboat masts, and parking for vehicles with boat trailers. All boats must pass inspection for zebra and quagga mussels as mandated by Colorado State regulations. Located in the Arapaho National Recreation Area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Boat Inspections required. Access onto water only when inspectors are present. Visit Colorado Parks and Wildlife for more information. 2024 hours: May 4th 2024 or ICE OFF - Sept 2nd 2024, 6:00am – 8:00pm, 7 days a week Sept 3rd 2024 - Dec 2nd 2024, 6:00am – 6:00pm, 7 days a week
Rentals & Guides: Boat rentals are available at several marinas on Lake Granby.
Area Amenities: Accessible, Boat ramp, Fee charged for some activities, Toilets, Parking
Fees: Arapaho National Recreation Area use fee required. Annual passes available.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: All boats are required to undergo inspections for zebra and quagga mussels mandated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Closest Towns: Granby, CO; Grand Lake, CO
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: In the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), eight miles northwest of Granby on US Highway 34 (on west side of Lake Granby)

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Special Designations Follow Colorado Parks and Wildlife regulations.
Cleaning Station None
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Ice Fishing

Special Designations Follow Colorado Parks and Wildlife regulations.
Cleaning Station None

Boating - Motorized

Launch Ramps Yes


WATERSKIING ACCESS ONLY. Lake Granby is the second largest reservoir in Colorado and offers many forms of water activities including waterskiing. Water temperatures are considered cold, and wetsuits are recommended.


Toilets: Vault

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