Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, and Landfill are closed on May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.
Park elevation: 6580'
Report last updated: 5/21/2017
Self-serve permit stations are NOT available at this reservoir; permits must be purchased at the north or south entrance of Carter Lake.
Both Trout and Tiger Muskie are stocked in this reservoir
The limit for trout is four (4) per person with no size requirement.
The Tiger Muskie limit is one (1) per person, and the fish must be 36" in length or larger.
For the most current conditions and stocking reports, visit the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website. Or join our fishing forum at www.fishexplorer.com to send and receive messages from fellow anglers and share your fishing knowledge!
No swimming is allowed in Pinewood Reservoir
Water levels fluctuate almost daily
Attention campers: If you do not have a reservation for a campsite, you will need to visit the Larimer County Administrative Office at 1800 South County Road 31 to purchase your campsite during the following hours:
Monday- Friday 8:00am- 4:30pm
Saturday-Sunday 10:00am- 4:00pm
Camping fees will no longer be accepted at your campsite. A reservation for camping is recommended and, if available, walks ins are welcome.
To reserve a campsite, please call (800) 397-7795 or visit www.larimercamping.com.
Camping reservations may now be made from 1-180 days in advance.
Many of our local elk and deer have begun the frequent the Carter Lake area. Please be aware and exercise caution when approaching and driving through the area this season.
No Hunting or collecting of antlers allowed in Larimer County Parks
A complete list of upcoming events can be found at http://www.larimer.org/naturalresources/news.cfm.