Little Freddie Picnic Pavilion
Subfacility of Frederick Recreation Area (FRA)
Numerous recreational opportunities are available at Frederick Recreation Area, a prime destination for those who love the outdoors.
Reservations are available for the Little Freddie picnic pavilion. All reservations must be made at least 10 business days prior to reservation date. Please review the Picnic Shelter Rules and Regulations before reserving the park.
Non-motorized boating is allowed at Milavec Lake when water conditions are clear of ice. No permit is required.
A Colorado fishing license is required for anyone over the age of 16 years. For fishing season dates and fees, as well as purchasing your license online, visit Colorado Parks and Wildlife's webpage. No ice-fishing allowed. All Division of Wildlife Fishing Rules and Regulations apply, as the area is patrolled by the Division of Wildlife and Frederick police officers.
Fun Fact: The distance of the walking path around Milavec Reservoir is approximately 1.26 miles. Mile markers were installed every 0.25 mile as part of an Eagle Scout project. Now you can track how far you're walking, biking, or jogging.
'Hooked on Frederick' is a new work of art installed on the wall of the old pumphouse. The tile mural depicts a lake scene reminiscent of a typical day of fishing at the lake. The artist is Mario Miguel Echevarria.
Milavec Reservoir also attracts an interesting collection of wildlife. At any given visit, you might get the opportunity to enjoy deer, coyotes, bald eagles, American pelicans, and snapping turtles.
Park fees depend on the number of people attending and the duration of the event. For the first five hours of the reservation, the fees are listed below. For hour in addition to your five hour reservation, there's a fee of $5 per hour.
Fees for Five Hour Reservation:
- 1 - 25 people (Little Freddie only) - $20
- 1 - 50 people - $20
- 51 - 99 people - $30
- $5 for each additional hour after the first 5 hours of reservation
- Reservations or events with 100 or more people require a park reservation plus a Temporary Use/Special Event Permit.