UPDATE: Openings and Extended Temporary Closures at: Horsetooth Reservoir, Eagle's Nest Open, and Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Jun 20, 2012
Larimer County Natural Resources Department, 679-4570
Horsetooth Reservoir: Effective June 19, 2012, boat-in campsites are open at Horsetooth Reservoir. No campfires are allowed. All areas of Satanka Cove, at the north end of Horsetooth Reservoir, remain closed to access by both land and water. Boating on the north end of the reservoir will be restricted indefinitely in support of helicopter use for the High Park fire. Buoys will be in place noting restricted areas on the water.
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, including Horsetooth Mountain Open Space Trailhead and Soderberg Trailhead: Temporary closure is extended indefinitely at this time.
Eagle’s Nest Open Space: Effective June 20, 2012, Eagle’s Nest Open Space is open to the public.
County Road 23, on the east side of Horsetooth Reservoir (aka Centennial Drive):Effective June 20, 2012, County Road 23 (Centennial Drive), on the east side of Horsetooth Reservoir, is open. Sunrise Swim Beach and other day use areas on the east side of Horsetooth Reservoir are also open.
For any status changes, updates will be released to the media and also posted at www.larimer.org/naturalresources
For Public Health Advisories regarding wildfires, please see “Wildfires and Your Health” link at www.larimer.org
To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces,
visit our website at www.larimer.org/naturalresources
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