Know Before You Go
Know the rules for boating in Colorado and prevent the spread of harmful aquatic nuisance species.
Colorado is a mandatory boat inspection state meaning that ALL trailered and/or motorized watercraft are required to be professionally inspected by state-certified personnel:
- Prior to launching in any water of the state after boating in a different state.
- Upon exiting any water in the state which is positive for an invasive species.
- Any time an inspection is requested prior to entering or exiting a water body in Colorado.