Green Ridge Boating Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

There is 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. It is within Arapaho National Recreation Area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Boat inspections required. Access onto 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 National Recreation Area use fee required. $5/Day/Vehicle. Annual passes available.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Open Season: 5/15 - undefined
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Overnight 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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Lake and Pond Fishing

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

River and Stream Fishing

Special DesignationsFollow Colorado Division of Wildlife regulations.
Cleaning StationNone


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Fee charged for some activities

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