Rueter-Hess Reservoir Recreation

An invaluable water resource to residents in Douglas County and people of the greater Front Range of Colorado, Rueter-Hess Reservoir is located on Hess Road, one mile east of I-25 at the Castle Pines Parkway exit 188, and three miles west of Parker Road.

With direction from the Rueter-Hess Recreation Authority, the Parker and Castle Rock Parks and Recreation Departments are offering programs at the site this summer.
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Summer 2017 Activities and Events at Rueter-Hess

- Paddleboard Lessons and Rentals - Fridays and Sundays from June to September - register online with Colorado SUP Sports
Rueter-Hess Information Sessions - register with Parker Parks and Recreation
- Open Water Swim Race - July 29 - information from Without Limits Productions
Find additional information in the Rueter-Hess Reservoir FAQ. For more information about Parker's recreation offerings at Rueter-Hess, contact Brenda Mooney at For general information about Rueter-Hess Reservoir, visit