United States Colorado

Hilltop Boating Site

Based on the latest available information, the Hilltop Boating Site is a boat ramp located in Larimer County, Colorado. It is situated at latitude 40.244484 and longitude -105.828973. The boat ramp is a concrete structure that provides access to the water for boats and other watercraft.

The Hilltop Boating Site is a single lane ramp that is approximately 20 feet wide. It has a gradual slope with a maximum depth of around 8 feet. The site also has a small parking area for vehicles and boat trailers.

The boat ramp services the Horsetooth Reservoir, which is a popular recreational area in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The reservoir covers over 6 miles and has a storage capacity of 156,735 acre-feet of water. It is used for boating, fishing, swimming, and other water-based activities.

The Horsetooth Reservoir allows a variety of watercraft, including motorboats, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards. However, it is important to note that certain boating regulations and restrictions may apply, such as the requirement for life jackets and boat inspections.

Overall, the Hilltop Boating Site is a convenient access point to the Horsetooth Reservoir for boaters and other water enthusiasts. The latest information confirms its availability and continued use by local residents and visitors alike. Get driving directions.
Campground Restrictions
  • No over night camping.
  • All boats are required to undergo an inspection for zebra and quagga mussels mandated by Colorado Division of Wildlife.
  • Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) are highly recommended for all boaters and required for children 12 years and under.

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USGS 06660000
55 cfs
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USGS 09062500
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USGS 06659501
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USGS 06696980
8 cfs
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USGS 06622700
9 cfs
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USGS 06622900
18 cfs

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