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Green Ridge Boating Site

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

One lane boat ramp with courtesy dock located at southern end of Shadow Mountain Reservoir. Facilities include restroom, fee machine, and parking for vehicles with boat trailers. Within Arapaho National Recreation Area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Boat inspections required. Access on and off water available only when state inspectors are present. Visit CPW for hours of operation.
Rentals & Guides: Boats rentals are available at marina on Shadow Mountain Reservoir.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Parking
Fees Arapaho Nat'l Recreation Area use fee required. $5/Day/Vehicle. Annual passes available.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Open Season: 5/18 - 10/15
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Over night camping when nearby Green Ridge Campground is closed for winter. Self-contained vehicles only. All boats are required to undergo an inspection for zebra and quagga mussels mandated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: Flush & Vault Toilets.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111, Contact Us

General Information

Directions: The boat ramp is located in the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 12 miles northwest of Granby on U.S. Highway 34, 1.5 miles east on County Road 66, Forest Road 274 (on Shadow Mountain Lake).

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Access this boat ramp one mile along the Green Ridge Road (County Road 66) from US Hwy. 34. Personal Floatation Devices (PFD's) are highly recommended for all boaters and required for children 12 years and under. A valid pass for the Arapaho National Recreation Area is required.
Trailer ParkingYes
Fuel availabilityFuel is available at marinas on Shadow Mountain Reservoir.
Marina/MooringNo, but there are marinas on Shadow Mountain Reservoir.
Launch RampsYes
Difficulty Level: Easy

Boating - Motorized

All motorized vessels must have a current state registration and CPW boat inspections are REQUIRED. Access on and off water only available when inspectors are present. Personal Floatation Devices (PFD's) are highly recommended for all boaters and required for children 12 years and under.

Launch RampsYes
Fees: A valid pass for the Arapaho National Recreation Area is required.
Hours of Operation: Visit CPW for boat ramp operational hours.  

Amenities

Toilets
Parking
Boat ramp
Fee charged for some activities
Accessible


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