Rueter-Hess Reservoir Recreation

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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.

Paddle Days 

With direction from the Rueter-Hess Recreation Authority, Parker Parks and Recreation is offering Paddle Days at the site this summer. Click here for more information and to register. Registration opens seven days prior to each Paddle Day event.

  • 2020 Paddle Days: June 14, June 20, June 27, July 4, July 5, July 11, July 12, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 8, Aug. 15, Aug. 22, Aug. 29, Sept. 5
  • There is a limit of one person per watercraft for the 2020 season.
  • Walk-up registration is NOT available.

Click here for more information about recreation offerings at Rueter-Hess Reservoir. Get general information about Rueter-Hess Reservior from Parker Water and Sanitation District.