Frederick Recreation Area
The rocky-shored Frank Milavec Memorial Lake is popular with fishermen and recreational walkers, but also with ducks, grebes, pelicans and cormorants, particularly in late fall and early spring. The lake is ringed by a gravel walking trail that affords excellent viewing at any time of day. The southeast corner of the walking trail borders a marsh that is home to Red-winged Blackbirds and rails. Paved trails also run along a tree-lined creek where Yellow Warblers and Downy Woodpeckers breed.
Directions: From I-25: exit 235 for CO 52 and continue east one mile to CR 11/Silver Birch Blvd. Go north on CR 11 for one mile to CR 18/Godding Hollow Pkwy. Head east on CR 18 for one mile to CR 13/Colorado Blvd. Go north on CR 13 and the parking lot for the reservoir is on the west side, across from the shopping center.
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Restrictions: Observe posted regulations
Parking: Paved parking areas
Lodging: Hotels in Longmont
Handicapped Access: Paved trails through wooded area