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Lakes & Rivers

Longmont is situated along the St. Vrain Creek and boasts many lakes & reservoirs for relaxing or recreating.

Cover Photo: Paul Marcotte

Union Reservoir is a naturally occurring reservoir and offers water recreation and an off-leash dog beach. Here you can sunbathe, swim, paddleboard,  kayak, sail and more!

McIntosh Lake offers walking trails and beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains, most notably Longs Peak and Mt. Meeker. Wakeless boats such as kayaks and paddleboards are permitted.

Lagerman Agricultural Preserve is a place enjoyed by anglers, birders, boaters, picnickers and dog-walkers. This man-made reservoir boasts some of the best warm-water fishing around.

The St. Vrain Greenway winds alongside the river and is a perfect place to enjoy walking, biking, jogging next to the scenic river.

Dickens Farm Nature Area is a 52-acre site includes areas for small boats and tubes to access the creek, plus slow-moving water play areas, a bike skills trail for beginners, an ADA-accessible nature-themed play area, and historical interpretation areas. For information on public access click here.


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