Mountain Paddling Locations
paddling Locations and Links
Here you will find directions to and information about the lakes
and reservoirs where the RMSKC holds its day paddles.
Day Paddles and
Multi-Day Paddles for
participant eligibility and event guidelines. See the Calendar
for dates and times.
Reservoir lies in the foothills above of Boulder.
in the foothills west of Fort Collins, Horsetooth Reservoir is
one of the largest front-range paddling locations---when it is
full of water.
in the Rockies, this river flows through Denver and then heads
off to join the North Platte in the northeastern corner of the
state. Once it reaches the plains, the flow is quite slow and
placid. The river flows though industrial areas of Denver and
then transitions to a more agricultural setting.
River, Loma to Westwater
portion of the Colorado River provides spectacular kayaking through
Horsethief and Ruby Canyons. This is a 26 mile; trip with class
and State Park
Mile Reservoir is located 38 miles west of Colorado Springs.
2,700 acre lake is located about 70 miles northeast of Denver.
Lakes and Turquoise Lake
Lakes (about 1,500 acres) and Turquoise Lake (about 3,000 acres)
are located near Leadville, CO at about 9,500' in elevation.
in the Sandhills of Northern Nebraska, Merritt Reservoir is 11
miles long with 44 miles of shoreline.
Kayaking the Rockies
listing of the more popular paddling locations in the Rocky Mountain
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