Roaring Fork Boat Ramp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Non-motorized, portable craft only may launch from this site. THE BOAT RAMP IS CLOSED TO LAUNCHING/RETRIEVING BOATS DURING THE 2018 SEASON.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed. This boat ramp will NOT open during 2018, due to boat inspection staffing limitations. Get your boats inspected and launch at either Sunset Point or Stillwater boat ramps before motoring down to Arapaho Bay campground. Retrieve your boats again at Sunset Point or Stillwater boat ramps.
Operational Hours: CLOSED. No motorized boat launches allowed. See Sunset Point Boating Area for nearest launch point.
Rentals & Guides: Boat rentals are available at several marinas on Lake Granby.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Open Season: late May
Usage: Light
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: Drinking Water in adjacent Campground.
Restroom: Vault Toilet in adjacent Campground.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111, Contact Us

General Information

Directions: Arapaho Bay is in the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), six miles northwest of Granby on US Highway 34, nine miles east on County Road 6 (NFSR 125, Arapaho Bay Road) at the southeast end of Lake Granby.

Recreation Map

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Special DesignationsFollow Colorado Division of Wildlife regulations.
Cleaning StationNone
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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Drinking water In adjacent campground
Toilets In adjacent campground
Boat ramp
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping In adjacent campground.
Camping trailer In adjacent campground
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