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Arvada Reservoir

Opening date: The Arvada Reservoir opening date has been delayed to May 4. For updates related to coronavirus, visit
Passes: Passes are not being sold at City Hall due to facilities closure.
Boats: NO boats are allowed on the water.

Reservoir Location/Dates/Hours of Operation

  • The Reservoir is located between Highway 93 and Indiana on W. 64th Parkway.

  • The Reservoir will be open May 4 through October 31 - 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Due to the City of Arvada's current response to our affected facilities, the information listed below is not available at this time and will be reassessed and updated with current information as it becomes available.

Season/Daily Passes: Season passes may be purchased at the Utility Billing counter at Arvada City Hall (8101 Ralston Rd.). Daily and season passes may be purchased at the Reservoir.

Boat Passes: Boat passes will be issued with the completion of a boat inspection.

Annual Passes: Available for purchase at the Utility Billing counter at City Hall (first floor, 8101 Ralston Rd.) We accept credit cards


Annual User Pass

Arvada Resident


Per Vehicle $25 $35
Per Boat $25 $35

Seniors 62 and older & Handicapped Pass

Per Vehicle $15 $25
Per Boat $15 $25

Annual fishing permits for second or more vehicles or boats owned by the same person may be purchased at 50% of the cost, but must be purchased at the same time that the original permit is purchased.

Daily Passes (Cash and Credit Card) Paid At The Ranger Station
Vehicle (fishing) $5
Boat (fishing) $5
Bicyclist (fishing) $3
Walk-In (fishing) $3
Walk-In or Bicyclist No Charge


Additional Reservoir Information

  • Entrance fees at the lake may be paid with cash or credit card.
  • Paddle Boarding is NOT permitted on Arvada Reservoir.
  • Ranger Station phone number: 303-420-7773.

ALERT: Quagga Mussel veligers have been identified in Green Mountain Reservoir. If you’ve boated on Green Mountain Reservoir, your boat must be inspected and most likely decontaminated before launching in any other water. For further information, download the Colorado Parks & Wildlife flyer or contact City of Arvada at 720-898-7415.