Canoe with motor on it
        Lake Granby
Lake Granby Pictures and Information

Location

Lake Granby is located 55 miles NW of Denver and 10 minutes NE of Granby, Colorado.
Map of Lake Granby

Description

   Lake Granby is a very large lake. It is mostly surrounded by Rocky Mountain National Park but there are a few houses on the west side of the lake. It is very easy access. It is a large lake and a very deep lake (over 200 feet in some places). The lake has some awesome mountain backdrops. There are a couple of islands on the lake. It is one of the most beautiful lakes in Colorado and has a great deal of wildlife.



The eastern side of the lake, especially Grand Bay, is a good place to see moose and elk as well as bald eagles. There are 3 boat ramps on the lake. There is a marina and a boat rental place. There is also a place to rent kayaks and a restaurant on the water here.

Warnings, Tips, & Other Details

Lake Granby is a large, deep, and cold lake. If the winds are forecasted to be over 15 MPH then you probably don't want to be out there in a canoe or kayak.

Pictures



Creek leading from Shadow Mountain Reservoir into Lake Granby


Lake Granby
   
Grand Bay