Event Description:

Archery Demonstration
Location – North Parking Lot—Willows Landing
Time – 9:00-11:00am
Want to become a skilled bowman? We encourage children and adults to come learn the art of archery. Pheasants Forever volunteers will be conducting a demonstration followed by kids and adults getting an opportunity to hit a bullseye! Please bring water, a snack, and an adult to accompany you.
Due to the popularity of this program we do require registration prior to the event by contacting Jamie Weiss at 970-669-1739 ext 19 or via email dnr_interp.boydlake@state.co.us—Reserve Now, Spots are Limited!

Colorado Boating Safety
Location – Swim Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: Before hitting the water this summer learn the tips on how to be safe while having fun on the lake. In addition, to boating safety information, a tee shirt design station will be set up for your enjoyment!

JAX Paddle Sports Demonstrations
Location – Mussel Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: JAX provides a great selection of outdoor gear and recreational tools. Let’s have some fun in the sun while the staff of JAX introduces us to paddle sports such as canoeing and kayaking.

Loveland Dive Team
Location – Swim Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: Learn about what training goes into our Loveland Special Operations Dive Team to provide water search and rescue.

Mountain Rentals Paddle Board Demonstrations
Location – Mussel Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: Mountain Rentals in Loveland, provides an all encompassing sports equipment rental shop. Come learn about the fastest growing water sport – Stand Up Paddle Boarding while Mountain Rental representatives display their paddleboards. Join us for demonstrations and free board rides to showcase your inner paddling skills!

NCAS Night Sky Viewing: Stargazing
Location – South Heinricy Parking Lot
Time – 9:00-11:00pm
Northern Colorado Astronomical Society will set up telescopes in the south end of the park near Heinricy Lake. Park visitors will be able to look through telescopes to see star constellations and planets! NCAS will also be available to answer questions and talk to guests about the night sky.

Search & Rescue Dogs
Location – Swim Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: Join us while the Search and Rescue dogs of Colorado (SARDOC) and their handlers provide demonstrations on their rescue skills. These canines are trained in air scent, trailing, water search, avalanche, and human remains detection. Seeing man and man’s best friend working side by side is an event you won’t want to miss!

US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Location – Mussel Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: The US Coast Guard Auxiliary promotes boating safety and stewardship. Come discover boating safety tips from these professionals – whether you are a veteran or novice boater you will be sure to learn something new!

WhatSUP Paddleboard
Location – Mussel Beach
Time – All Day 10am-4pm
Details: WhatSUP Paddleboard in Loveland, provides Northern Colorado with paddleboard equipment and accessories. Everybody is learning how to SUP and we encourage you to come part take in a new sport as well! Join us on the beach for demonstrations and free board rides.

Youth Fishing Clinic
Location – South Heinricy Parking Lot
Time – 9:00am-1:00pm
Colorado Parks & Wildlife representatives and Loveland Fishing Club volunteers will be on site to teach youth about fishing. Come learn about fishing regulations, tips, and learn about the fish that live in Boyd Lake! Fishing poles will be awarded to 1st/2nd/3rd place for individuals that catch the most fish. Loaner poles and bait will be provided.

Volunteer Clean-Up Opportunities
Details: Whether you are a seasoned volunteer or looking to donate some of your time to help beautify a park, then this is a great opportunity for you! Keeping our State Park looking pristine is an ongoing task, and we certainly need the help of many working hands to do just that. Whether it is cleaning up the shoreline, removing weeds and invasive plants, or picking up trash we would love to have you contribute.
Contact Jamie Weiss, Interpreter-Volunteer Coordinator, at (970) 669-1739 ext 19 or email at dnr_interp.boydlake@state.co.us to register.

Location

3720 N. County Rd 11C, Loveland, CO
Location Details: Various sites throughout Boyd Lake State Park

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