Protecting Public Health and Safety



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Jenkinson, Silver, and Caples Lakes

Boating passes are good for three of EID's recreation lakes;
Sly Park, Silver and Caples.

Boating at Sly Park Recreation Area's Jenkinson Lake

""Jenkinson Lake allows water skiing, wake boarding, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, cruising, and sailing.

Personal watercraft such as jet skis and Sea-Doos are not allowed.

Non-motorized boat and paddles boards are available to rent at at Sly Park Recreation Area's Jenkinson Lake through Current Adventures. Reservations can be made online.


Boating at Caples and Silver lakes

Caples Lake
Silver Lake

Boating opportunities are available at both of these high elevation lakes. Note that no water skiing or personal watercraft are allowed.

Be sure you check weather and road conditions before you set out for your adventure.

Caples Lake  (elevation 7,802 feet)

Silver Lake  (elevation 7,200 feet)


Invasive quagga and zebra mussels

Help us keep quagga and zebra mussels out of our lakes.  Please go to our Invasive Mussels page to find out what you can do to keep our lakes safe from this threat.

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