West Lake Day Use Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is a day use fee area that provides parking and access to West Lake. There are seven picnic sites at this facility, each with a table and fire pit or grill.

Fishing is the most popular activity at this area. A fee is required. Please contact the Colorado Department of Parks & Wildlife for fishing regulations and licensing.

At a Glance

Fees $7 day-use fee which begins when the West Lake campground opens until it closes. Interagency Annual, Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes are accepted at this area. Visitors can purchase a $66 American Land & Leisure seasonal pass which provides access to all American Land and Leisure managed day-use areas. 
Restrictions: Day use fee is required.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water is usually available through late September.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: American Land & Leisure

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Boating - Non-Motorized

This is a day use fee area that provides access to West Lake.

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