Left Hand Creek


Left Hand Creek Master Plan

The Left Hand Creek Watershed Master Plan is now complete. See the “Documents” tab to read the complete master plan.

James Creek Restoration Project

Funding has been secured to restore sections of James Creek and Little James Creek. For more information, please visit the project website.

Watershed Coalition

The Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group (LWOG) is operating the Watershed Coalition for Left Hand Creek. LWOG will be sharing information about watershed recovery projects and other activities, identifying funding opportunities, and will be implementing projects of interest to landowners and county residents.

For more information about the Left Hand Creek Watershed Master Plan please contact LWOG:

  • Contact: Jessica J. Olson
  • Phone: 303-530-4200
  • Email: lefthandwatershed@gmail.com
  • Website: www.lwog.org
  •  Map

    Map of Left Hand Master Plan


    James Canyon Drive/James Creek

    Left Hand Creek

    As Central Federal Lands (CFL) completes reconstruction of Lefthand Canyon Drive, adjacent areas of Left Hand Creek will be restored as well. CFL is working with stakeholders in the watershed to develop the design plans and move into restoration activities. After road construction is complete, Boulder County will undertake a revegetation project. 

    Beilens-Hock - Coming soon

    Geer Creek - Coming soon

    Brewbaker - Coming soon

     History & Background

    History & Background



    Community outreach meetings were held after the September 2013 floods to gather input from land owners along Left Hand Creek. See below for notes from these meetings.