Dream Lake iced over - RMNP

County Offices, Courts, and the Landfill will all be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 for the Memorial Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.


Ramsay-Shockey Open Space Conditions

Report last updated: 5/19/2016

Current Conditions

photo from park
Pinewood Reservoir from Ramsey-Shockey Open Space
Park situation
All trails are OPEN.  
Ramsey Shockey is a great open space to escape the crowds! You can pick up an Interpretive Guide Brochure for the Shoshone Trail at the Fisherman's Cove parking lot kiosk.
Please remember a day pass is needed to access this open space. A pass can be purchased from a self-serve kiosk located at either entrance to Carter Lake.A pass can also be purchased  at the Administration Office located near the North Carter Lake entrance. (1800 S. County Rd 31 Loveland CO 80537

Weather conditions can change rapidly. Dress in layers, carry extra clothing, and be prepared for cold and wet weather.

Raptor/bird sightings
Ravens, crows, red-tailed hawks, spotted towhees, yellow-breasted chats, pygmy nuthatches, downy woodpeckers, wood pewees, common mergansers, and the occasional golden eagle have been spotted along the trails and reservoir.

Keep an eye out for fishing Osprey when in the area!

Mule deer, mountain lion, elk, coyote, fox, and black bear frequent this open space.

See the Parks and Open Lands event calendar.
Background Image: Dream Lake frozen over in Rocky Mountain National Park by Bryce Bradford. All rights reserved.