2013: Saturday, August 17 – Grand Lake’s Annual Brews & Crews Weekend.
The Spirit of the Lake is a staggered start exhibition Head Race and Colorado River Headwaters Conservation fundraiser. This event is open to: Rowers, Kayakers, Canoeists and  SUPers, with separate starts for each division.

2014: Saturday, August 23 – Spirit of the Lake Regatta & Grand Lake Brewfest – Save the Date!

Logo_Solar Event_300dpi zero-waste-logo-image 22013 REGATTA TG 1Following the race, enjoy the Grand Lake Brew Fest and Colorado Beers!  All racers will receive $10 off Brew Fest event fee.


Boat Rigging/Drop-off:
5:00pm to sunset at Lake Park:
Trailer-Friendly Route: Turn right off of Highway 34 onto West Portal Road, at the junction of Highway 34 and the Grand Lake Chamber Visitor Center.  (West Portal Road joins Lake Avenue at a fork.) Continue straight on West Portal Road (Left at the fork) toward the East Inlet Public Boat Launch area (look for directional signage).

At the first stop sign, turn Right onto Garfield Street heading toward the bottom of the hill. Make a Left turn onto Park Avenue heading straight on Park Avenue before making a Right turn onto Hancock Street. Go straight at the stop sign and continue toward the Lake. Parking will be marked for trailers and boat storage.

The Spirit of the Lake is staged on Grand Lake (once known as Spirit Lake) at an elevation of 8,437 feet. Grand Lake is located in north-central Colorado at the western edge of Rocky Mountain National Park. This friendly, historic mountain town is known for its big heart, quirky sense of humor and fervent stewardship of the great Colorado River’s Headwaters. The town is on the edge of the largest natural lake in Colorado at the base of majestic Mount Craig, affectionately known as ‘Mt. Baldy’.

Email: Spirit Lake Regatta
Phone: (970) 531-6073