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Guide to fishing for rainbow trout, brook trout and brown trout at Lake Isabel in Colorado.

Lake Isabel, CO

This picturesque setting looks like a post card promoting the outdoors in Colorado. At only 40 surface acres, Lake Isabel is a favored destination for non-motorized boats, kayaks and canoes. Fishing enthusiasts can fish for three species of trout.

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Tucked away in the breathtaking San Isabel National Forest of Colorado, Lake Isabel is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a serene and secluded angling experience. The pristine mountain lake is known for its abundant fish population, making it a prime destination for both experienced anglers and beginners. Lake Isabel is home to various fish species, including rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, and brook trout. Whether you prefer casting from the shore or fishing from a small boat, Lake Isabel offers a tranquil environment to reel in your catch and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of the surrounding nature.

Boating on Lake Isabel is a popular activity, allowing visitors to explore the lake's tranquil waters and immerse themselves in the scenic beauty of the San Isabel National Forest. Non-motorized boats such as canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are the only choice on this pristine lake, ensuring a quiet and environmentally friendly boating experience. Boaters can glide across the calm waters, marvel at the towering mountains reflecting on the lake's surface, and perhaps even spot wildlife along the shoreline. The serene atmosphere of Lake Isabel provides an ideal setting for a peaceful boating excursion.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Colorado

Fish Species in Lake Isabel, CO

Rainbow trout Brook trout Brown trout

Lake Isabel Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rentals: NEARBY
Boat Launch Ramp: NO
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Concessions: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Camping near Lake Isabel offers a chance to fully embrace the natural beauty and tranquility of the area. The lake features a picturesque campground nestled among towering pine trees, offering tent and RV sites with amenities like picnic tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. Camping at Lake Isabel allows visitors to wake up to the sound of chirping birds, enjoy scenic hiking trails, and soak in the peacefulness of the surrounding wilderness. It's the perfect opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature.

Closest Campgrounds & RV Parks

Southside Campground - Lake Isabel - 719 269-8500

St Charles Campground - 719) 269-8500

La Vista Campground

Lake Isabel CO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Isabel
La Vista Campground
3028 E. Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212
719 269-8500


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