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Arvada Reservoir

Due to much larger than average attendance of anglers at the Arvada Reservoir, we are recruiting for volunteers to assist at the Ranger station. The City has taken extra precautions to ensure the safety of volunteers and visitors.
Download the safety precautions.

If you are interested in volunteering, apply here!

Please note: Fishing at the reservoir will require physical distancing and compliance with local and state orders including the recommendation of the wearing of masks. Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines while fishing onshore or in boats.​

* Parks staff have the right to limit access to the reservoir when full to comply with social distancing recommendations as outlined by the CDC, the governor and Jefferson County Public Health.

Reservoir Details

  • 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. 
  • Reservoir fees and charges have been suspended for the season.​
  • Boat Inspections: New standards for boat inspections and physical distancing will require the reservoir patron to stay in their vehicle while one of our reservoir rangers conducts the inspection.
  • Dogs are NOT allowed.

 Download the Allowable Watercraft Document.

Additional Reser​voir Information

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.