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January 3, 2018

January 2, 2018 – Construction Activities Update

Beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018, all day use facilities and trails located along the west side of the Reservoir are now closed. Impacted areas include North Boat Ramp, Massey Draw, Eagle Cove, Swim Beach, Balloon Launch, Deer Creek, Jamison, Catfish Flats, and Fox Run. The West Perimeter Road south of the Swim Beach to west of Kingfisher is closed to the public until May 25, 2018.

Construction Map

The map below shows the areas of the park that are currently closed due to ongoing construction projects (areas marked in red) and areas that are open to the public (areas marked in green). For more detailed information about the status of a specific facility, click on that area in the list to the right of the map. Any road closures are either indicated by a red line (for complete closures) or a yellow line (for nightly closures).

This map is regularly updated to keep closure information timely and useful.

SCHEDULE: Environmental mitigation work is not anticipated for Marcy Gulch until Summer 2018.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: The Dog Off Leash Area will not be impacted by environmental mitigation or recreational modifications and will not be modified. However, due to construction activities occurring on the west side of the park, the West Perimeter Road will be impacted.

Starting January 2, 2018, the West Perimeter Road from North of the Swim Beach to the Dog Off Leash Area will observe the following hours:

Open daily: 5:00 am – 10:00 pm

Nightly construction traffic will begin at 6:00 pm and last until 6:00 am, when the road reopens to the public.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN SHARING THE ROAD WITH CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: The North Boat Ramp is CLOSED as of December 1 2017. It is anticipated to reopen April 1, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Massey Draw Day Use Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by May 1, 2018.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: Eagle Cove Day Use Area is anticipated to be CLOSED for construction mid-February 2018, with a projected reopening by May 1, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: The Balloon Launch Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by May 25, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Deer Creek Day Use Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by May 25, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: The Swim Beach Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by May 25, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Jamison Day Use Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by May 25, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Catfish Flats Day Use Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by August 15, 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Fox Run Day Use Area is CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by July 20, 2018.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: The stables will not be impacted by environmental mitigation or recreation modification and will not be modified. However, the stable entrance road will be relocated to the south to accommodate the new alignment and elevation of the Perimeter Road. A temporary access road will be established during construction.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: Construction is not anticipated for the Marina until after Labor Day 2018, with an anticipated reopening by Spring 2019.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: The Campgrounds will not be impacted by environmental mitigation or recreation modification and will not be modified. Access to the campgrounds will be provided during construction.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: Construction is not anticipated for Roxborough Cove Day Use Area until approximately October 2018, with a tentative reopening by Spring 2019.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Starting November 20, 2017, the Plum Creek Day Use Area is CLOSED. It is projected to reopen by Spring 2018.

STATUS: CLOSED

SCHEDULE: Starting November 13, 2017, the Plum Creek Nature Area is CLOSED. The closure begins at Plum Creek’s confluence into Chatfield Reservoir to about 1 mile upstream. It is projected to reopen by Spring 2019.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: Construction is not anticipated for Kingfisher Day Use Area until approximately October 2018, with a tentative reopening by Spring 2019.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: Construction is not anticipated for the Gravel Ponds until approximately October 2018, with a tentative reopening by Spring 2019.

STATUS: OPEN

SCHEDULE: The Platte River Day Use Area will not be modified, however the two access roads will be repaved. The South Platte River Trail will be relocated to the east side of the river. Construction is not anticipated for this area until September 2018.

SCHEDULE: All pedestrian and bike trails along the west side of the park (from the North Boat Ramp to King Fisher Day Use Area) are CLOSED for construction as of January 2, 2018, with a projected reopening by May 25, 2018.

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SCHEDULE: Starting on January 2, 2018, the following road closures are in effect:

  • West Perimeter Road (from Swim Beach to west of King Fisher):

CLOSED 24/7

  • West Perimeter Road (from north of Swim Beach to Dog Off Leash Area):

Open Daily from 5:00 am – 10:00 pm.

CLOSED NIGHTLY from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am.

Construction traffic begins at 6:00 pm.

  • Perimeter Road (from King Fisher to south of Heron Viewing Area):

Open Daily from 5:00 am – 10:00 pm.

CLOSED NIGHTLY from 10:00 pm – 5:00 am.

Construction traffic begins at 6:00 pm.

PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN SHARING THE ROAD WITH CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES.

Construction Schedule

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