Nottingham Lake & Beach

The Log Cabin & Stand Up Paddle Colorado

The Log Cabin on Nottingham Lake serves as the central headquarters for Avon's summer activities in the park. The Town of Avon has partnered with Stand Up Paddle Colorado to offer recreation activities on the lake during the summer months from Memorial Weekend to Labor Day weekend from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Cabin has pedal boat rentals, stand up paddle board rentals, fishing poles and bait as well as concessions available. 

Please call Nottingham Lake Cabin (970) 748-4086 for additional information.

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Paddle Board Rentals

Stand up paddle boards are available for rent by the hour to use on Nottingham Lake. 
  • Fees: $25 per hour for paddle board rental
  • No pets are allowed on the paddle boards
  • Life jackets are provided

Pedal Boat Rentals

Four-person pedal boats are available for rent by the hour to use on Nottingham Lake. 
  • Fees: $15 per half-hour and $20 per one-hour for pedal boat rental
  • No pets are allowed on the pedal boats
  • Life jackets are provided and are required to be worn by all persons at all times
  • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult while on the pedal boats

Athletic Equipment Rentals

Croquet sets, volleyballs, frisbees, soccer balls, footballs and basketballs are available for a $2.00 rental fee. A driver's license or credit card must be held until all equipment has been returned. Equipment is not available for overnight rental.

Fishing on Nottingham Lake

Colorado State Fishing Laws apply. Fishing may be conducted from the banks of the lake during boating hours and is permitted from the dock anytime prior to 10:00 a.m. or after 8:00 p.m. Fishing poles and bait can be purchased at the Log Cabin. Fishing licenses are required and can be purchased at many Avon retail stores.

Boat Registration

The Town of Avon Parks and Recreation Department no longer requires boat registration. Boats must have enough PFDs for all occupants.

Rules and Regulations for Boating on Nottingham Lake

  1. Non-motorized vessels less than 16 feet in length are allowed.
  2. No swimming pool-type devices are allowed outside of the open swim area.
  3. No pets are allowed in boats or around the lake in the restricted area of the park, as outlined in Ordinance 82-7 of the Municipal Code of the Town of Avon.
  4. Launching must occur in designated area adjacent to the docks on the north and south side of the lake.
  5. No trailer launching is allowed.  All vessels will have to be carried by hand from legal parking areas to the launching areas.  No motorized vehicles or trailers are allowed in the park.  Ample parking is available in the west parking lot at the municipal complex.
  6. Boating is permitted during daylight hours, from sunrise to sunset.
  7. The Town of Avon reserves the right to limit the number of boats on the lake at any given time to preserve the lake experience.
  8. Organized water events must be permitted through the Recreation Department as set forth in Nottingham Park Rules and Regulations.
  9. All vessels must contain one Coast Guard approved wearable life preserver for each occupant, as outlined in Title 33 of Colorado Revised Statutes.  The Town of Avon requires all boaters under the age of 12 to be wearing a lifejacket at all times while on Nottingham Lake
  10. Consumption of alcoholic beverages while boating is prohibited.
  11. Swimming from boats is forbidden.
The Town of Avon Staff reserves the right to deny or revoke permits and boating privileges for non-compliance with these rules.

Getting Here

The Log Cabin is located at the Southeast shore of Nottingham Lake. 
Driving Directions: Exit I-70 at 167, go southbound on Avon Road, head west (right) at West Benchmark Blvd (third roundabout). The road will end in the parking area for the cabin.