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Fun on the Water: Gross Reservoir

May 14th, 2021

Tucked neatly into the foothills past Flagstaff Mountain, you’ll be amazed you haven’t been to this beautiful water body since you’ve been living in Boulder. Gross Reservoir has 10.9 miles of shoreline and it’s totally not gross. I visited the place last weekend, driving up the backside from Coal Creek Canyon. As soon as we came around a bend, the reservoir was visible sitting under hills and mountains. Clouds hung overhead, and the dark water reflected the surrounding hills. It was pretty epic looking! We took turns going out on a stand up paddle board on the still water.... Read More

Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Gross Reservoir

August 17th, 2020

It’s Saturday morning on a holiday weekend and I bet you are wondering the same thing as most of the folks in Boulder. What am I going to do with myself this weekend? Lucky for you I did all of the research for you earlier this week, so if you are up for a bit of an adventure, enjoy beautiful scenery, and are in need of some physical activity, you might consider heading up and over Flagstaff Mountain until you descend upon Gross Reservoir. When coming from Boulder, you will first find yourself at the North side of the reservoir, where you will discover one of the most scenic options for your... Read More

Gross Reservoir: One of Boulder’s Best Kept Secrets

May 7th, 2020

Summer is approaching and it is a glorious thing. For those looking to hike, bike, climb and fish, it is time to head past your favorite Chautauqua hike and to get deeper into the Front Range. Summer in Boulder means adventuring during the day and soaking up the campfire glow at night. For those that are lucky, over the next few months your puffy jacket will be drenched in a smoky smell and your Subaru will have a thin layer of mud on the floorboards. Boulder sits in the gateway to the Rockies and within an hour drive there are countless camping locations, climbing hideaways, and world class hikes. Gross... Read More

The Gross Reservoir Expansion Project And Future Changes

September 24th, 2018

While the reservoir will remain open throughout construction, there will be some changes and areas that are temporarily closed. The attached graphic outlines the anticipated schedule and impacts. Denver Water strives to provide Boulder and Denver residents with the latest information on how recreational activities will be impacted during the planned expansion of Gross Reservoir this season and beyond.      Read More