Located in northwest Longmont, McIntosh Lake is a public park that offers 3.5 miles of easy walking trails and beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains, most notably Longs Peak and Mt. Meeker. It's also a great area to see prairie dogs, bald eagles, pelicans and other wildlife.
Banner Photo Credit: Credit: Donnell Allen
McIntosh Lake is a reservoir and as such is part of the statewide ditch and reservoir system. Known for great fishing and a favorite among paddleboarders and kayakers. Dawson Park and Flanders Park are neighborhood parks located along the lake as well and offer amenities such as playgrounds, restrooms, tennis courts, volleyball, etc.
Nature Area Hours: 1 Hour Before Sunrise to 1 Hour After Sunset
SUP and Kayak rentals can be found through Angles Sport Exchange store in Downtown Longmont.
Location: 1929 Harvard St.with many access points around the lake along Lakeshore Drive.