Pine Beach Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pine Beach Picnic Site

This is a minimally developed picnic site on the shore of Shadow Mountain Reservoir in the Arapaho National Recreation Area. It is located near the islands in the reservoir where aquatic and other wildlife abound. Facilities include one restroom, picnic tables, and parking for about 10 vehicles.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: daylight hours
Rentals & Guides: No
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Arapaho Nat'l Recreation Area use fee required. $5 daily fee. Annual passes available.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: None
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: vault toilets
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and 34 in Granby, head north 12 miles to the Pine Beach turn off.

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Boating - Non-Motorized

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.
Launch RampsNo. One can carry a canoe or kayak to the shore and launch from there. The Green Ridge Boating Site (ramp) is nearby on Green Ridge Road (County Road 66).
Difficulty Level: Easy


Picnic tables
Interpretive Site
Fee charged for some activities
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