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ATTENTION: The Northside Marina will only be open Friday through Sunday and on holidays beginning July 10th 2015 and they will continue these days of operation for the remainder of the 2015 season.

North Sterling State Park, CO


Majestic bluffs and expansive views of the high plains greet visitors to one of Colorado's newest state parks, North Sterling State Park. This boater's paradise offers 3,000 acres of pristine waters, providing an interesting array of coves and fingers to explore. Modern facilities are located nearby and support a wide variety of recreational acitivities available at North Sterling State Park. Campgrounds at North Sterling State Park can accommodate recreational vehicles, trailers or tents, and there is a total of 141 sites.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Beach (Swimming)
  • Beach House
  • Beaching Your Boat
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Camper Services Bldg
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Available
  • Fishing
  • Group Pavilions Available
  • Group Picnic Area
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Interpretitive Programs
  • Jet Skiing
  • Laundry
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Nature Study Exhibits
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Proximity To Camp Serv.
  • Ranger Station
  • Sailing And Sailboarding
  • Showers
  • Skating
  • Store (Retail)
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Watching Opportunity
Alerts and Important Information

** Call park office at Ph. 970-522-3657 for more information. ** Boaters should expect low water conditions in September and October. Launching may be difficult. ** In addition to the camping fee, a $7.00 entrance fee is required. ** Shade may be naturally provided by trees and vegetation, or artificial shade shelters. Please call the park for specific details.

Marina is now open. Northside Marina opened it's doors on May 18, 2015 and will be serving the public this summer.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.78917, -103.26556
40°47'21"N, 103°15'56"W

From Sterling exit #125 on I-76 northbound from Denver, turn left at the exit stop sign. (OR at exit #125 southbound to Denver, turn right at the exit stop sign.) Follow Hwy 6 (Chestnut St.) over the bridge into downtown Sterling. Continue on Chestnut for 3 blocks. Jog left onto Platte St. for 2 blocks to N. 3rd Ave. Turn right and go 4 blocks to Broadway. Turn left & go 4 blocks to N. 7th Ave. (CR 39). Turn right and go 10 miles to CR 46, then 2 miles west to CR 33 for the south gate, swim beach, picnic pavilion, playground, Chimney View & Inlet Grove Campgrounds, and south boat ramp. Stay on CR 33 along the east side of the reservoir to the north gate, Park Office/Visitor Center, marina, Marina Point Picnic Pavilion, Elks Campground and Elks boat ramp. OR...Entering Sterling on (West Main Street) Highway 14 eastbound from Ft. Collins, continue to N. 7th Ave, turn left (north), go to CR 46.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

North Sterling State Park
24005 COUNTY ROAD 330

Phone Number:

Information:  (970)522-3657