Parks & Rec - Detours & Closures

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The Parks & Recreation Department is continually working on various projects in the parks, along the recreation trails and in the open lands & natural areas surrounding our beautiful city!  If any of those projects is expected to impact the facilities or amenities regularly accessed by the public, we will do our best to inform everyone of the expected detours being put in place, or if closures will be required. 
Mehaffey Dog Park
Seasonal Restroom Closures
Oxbow Natural Area - Pedestrian Bridge
Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park


Location - More Info/Links CLOSURE Date REOPENING Date


Buckhorn Northern Railroad -

Seasonal closures occur at the miniature train location
(CLOSED from Labor Day weekend to Memorial Day weekend).
Please see the BNR web page for further updates & closure information.

Labor Day
Memorial Day

Lake Loveland Swim Beach & Winona Outdoor Pool

Seasonal closures occur at the swim beach and outdoor pool areas (CLOSED from Labor Day weekend to Memorial Day weekend).

Labor Day
Memorial Day
North Lake Park Swim Beach & Park Areas

The Swim Beach at North Lake Park and the adjacent park areas will be CLOSED on July 3rd-5th for fireworks setup and safety zone, in addition to park clean-ups afterwards.  During closure, barriers will be in place.  Please DO NOT cross the barriers.

 July 3rd  July 5th

Parks & Natural Area Closures 

Seasonal closures occur at various parks and natural area locations due to inclement weather. Those locations will be gated/locked as necessary for public safety reasons.
These areas may be (not limited to) Loveland Sports Park, River's Edge Natural Area, etc.

Ongoing - 
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Parks Flush Restrooms

Seasonal closures occur at the flush restrooms in the parks during the winter months to avoid freezing pipes, etc.  During this time, Port-o-Lets are placed at those winterized locations instead.

End of October Beginning of April

If you would like to report anything which is in need of repair within the Parks & Recreation Department's locations, please call us at: (970) 962-2727, or send us an email  Any reports will be passed on to management, Crew Supervisors, Attendants, Parks Workers, etc. and you will receive follow-up as soon as possible.