· St. Vrain

Ish Reservoir

This private lake can be well-scanned from a quiet county road. It is one of the better places in the area to look for shorebirds, especially in late summer and early fall, when Blue Grosbeaks are often still singing along the road. Please be sure to respect private property.

County: Boulder

Directions: From I-25: exit at Hwy 66 and go west to US Hwy 287. Head north on US Hwy 287 for 3 miles to CR 2/Yellowstone Rd. and head east on CR 2/Yellowstone Rd. In 1 mile, go north on 115th St. In 0.5 miles, the lake will be on the west. Go west on CR 2 to drive around the north side of the reservoir. Roadside parking only.

Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Ownership: Private
Admission: Free

Restrictions: Beware of traffic when parking on the roadside. Please respect private property

Parking: Roadside
Lodging: Hotels in Longmont

Handicapped Access: Viewing from car only

Latitude: 40.253485
Longitude: -105.081590

Amenities

RestroomsNo
Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsNo
Paved TrailsNo
Platform/BlindNo
BoardwalkNo
ConcessionNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo
PrimitiveNo
CampingNo
PicnicNo
HuntingNo
FishingNo