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Barr Lake State Park is now open for boating on the north side of the lake and is ideal for non-motorized activities, such as sailing, kayaking, and canoeing and 10 horsepower or less motorboats.
BRIGHTON, Colo.--Barr Lake State Park is now open for boating on the north side of the lake and is ideal for non-motorized activities, such as sailing, kayaking, and canoeing and 10 horsepower or less motorboats. The lake is stocked by the Division of Wildlife on a regular basis, so anglers can fish along the peaceful and relaxing shoreline where trout as well as walleye hang out.
Boat, off-highway vehicle, and snowmobile registrations, and 2008 annual park passes may be purchased at the entrance station or Nature Center. Public programs for all ages and interests, in addition to school and scout programs are available. Visit the online event calendar at www.parks.state.co.us for details or call the Nature Center at 303-659-6005.
To protect Colorado waters from aquatic invasive species (AIS), including zebra mussels, which were discovered at Lake Pueblo, Colorado State Parks encourages all boaters to take a few simple, precautionary steps � every time they go to a lake, river or stream. Zebra mussels are a non-native, invasive species that spread very quickly, having harmful effects on the environment. Zebra mussels attach to hard surfaces and are known to clog intakes and engines on boats, as well as pipes and water transport structures. .