Park elevation: 5462'
Report last updated: 12/5/2013
The boat ramp at Carter Lake will be CLOSED on Wednesday 12/25 in observance of Christmas Day. The boat ramp will reopen 12/26 from 8am-4pm.
Daily Entrance permits are available for purchase at the Automated Pay Stations on South CR 31 and West CR 8E, near the entrance station gates. The automated pay stations accept credit and debit cards onl. Cash or checks will no longer be accepted at the self-service automated pay stations.
Potable water is available at site F29.
3,800 rainbow trout (10" and bigger) were stocked on 6/04/13. People have been catching them on green powerbait and worms. The limit for trout is four (4) per person with no size requirement.
For the most current conditions and stocking reports, check the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website. Or join our fishing forum at www.fishexplorer.com to send and recieve messages from fellow anglers and share your fishing knowledge!
Water levels at this reservoir fluctuate daily.
No boating facilities are available at this reservoir. All water recreation activities, including but not limited to, swimming, wading, and boating of any type (including belly boats, kick boats, canoes, and kayaks) are STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
Attention campers: If you do not have a reservation for a campsite, you will need to visit the Larimer County Administrative Office at 1800 South County Road 31 to purchase your campsite during the following hours:
Camping fees will no longer be accepted at your campsite. A reservation for camping is highly recommended. You may now reserve a campsite one day in advance. To reserve a campsite, please call (800) 397-7795 or visit www.larimercamping.com.
Camping reservations may now be made from 1-180 days in advance.
Mule deer and elk are plentiful this time of year. Drive carefully as wildlife often gathers near the roads.
A complete list of upcoming events can be found at http://www.larimer.org/naturalresources/news.cfm.