Boating Near Kremmling


Some of the most beautiful stretches of land and water in the western U.S. and the state of Colorado can be found outside of Kremmling, Colorado. The snow has begun melting so the rivers and lakes are ready for fishing and other activities. Kremmling is located at a lower elevation compared to your mountain towns of Breckenridge and Frisco making the weather warmer which creates great opportunities for recreational activities, especially activities around the water. Here are some great fishing and boating spots near Kremmling.


When you’re coming from Summit County going toward Kremmling you’ll pass Green Mountain Reservoir. This reservoir is a great place to get on the water and enjoy your afternoon During the summer months this lake becomes a water enthusiast’s playground. Speed boats, pontoons, jet skis, wakeboarders, water skiers, wind surfers and other forms of on the water activities are happening around the lake. Whether you want to rent or bring your own boat, you’ll be able to enjoy this lake surrounded by the Gore Range.

You can go to the Heeney Marina and rent pontoons of all different sizes or a fishing boat to spend your day out on the water. If you’re not interested in motorized water crafts you can always rent a kayak, raft, or stand-up paddle board from Colorado River Rentals in Kremmling. If you’re into fishing, this lake is a great place to land some trout, but it is most known for its population of kokanee salmon, holding some of the biggest in the state.


Boating Near Kremmling

The mighty Upper Colorado River runs right through Kremmling and into State Bridge. Even if you are not on the water this a great place to hang out and relax. Use Colorado River Rentals as your source to get a raft, kayak, or stand-up paddle as motorized boats are not permitted on this river.

A popular half day float would be putting in at the Pump house and taking out at Radium. Around Radium you can find hot springs that are relieving after being around the cold river water all day. Anywhere around the river you can frequently spot bald eagles, as well as mule deer, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, and the occasional Merriam turkey. Fisherman or not it is a sight to see all of the fisherman lining the river either wading around or going down river in a fishing raft as this river offers great fishing for wild brown trout, rainbow trout, and if you’re lucky you’ll land a greenback cutthroat trout.

Let AVA Rafting be your Colorado guide. Give us a call and one of our agents will gladly assist you with setting up water rentals or a guided trip on various rivers in the Colorado high country.