ANSEL WATROUS

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CAMPING COLORADO

Ansel Watrous


April 17, 2024

Ansel Watrous camping area, located in Colorado, offers campers a serene and picturesque camping experience. The campground provides various amenities to ensure a comfortable stay, including clean restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings, and potable water. Additionally, there are hiking trails nearby, allowing campers to explore the beautiful surrounding nature. However, it is important to note that there are no electrical hookups or showers available at this campground.

Reservations are not accepted at Ansel Watrous camping area, making it a first-come, first-served campground. It is advisable to arrive early, especially during peak seasons, as the campground tends to fill up quickly. The best time to visit Ansel Watrous is during the summer months when the weather is pleasant, and the campground is fully accessible. During this time, you can enjoy hiking, fishing, and wildlife watching to the fullest.

While camping at Ansel Watrous, it is essential to be cautious of wildlife encounters, especially with bears. Proper food storage is crucial to avoid attracting bears or other animals to the campsite. It is recommended to keep all food sealed tightly and stored in bear-resistant containers. Additionally, campers should follow all safety guidelines, such as not approaching or feeding wildlife. By respecting the natural environment and taking necessary precautions, visitors can have a safe and enjoyable camping experience at Ansel Watrous camping area.




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Fishing Destinations

                                                       

Cattail Pond at Boulder County Fairgrounds

Black Crappie Bluegill Kelp Bass

McMurry Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #2

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Pinewood Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Ketner Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

North Lake Park Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Upper North Crow Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Blue Heron Lake

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Brown Trout Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Leazenby Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Wonderland Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Cottonwood Lake (Pearl Parkway Boulder)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pella Crossing

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Hine Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Indian Meadows Fishing Site

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Union Square Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Portner Reservoir (Fossil Creek)

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Mitchell Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Standley Lake

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Creedmore Lake Fishing Site

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Lake Trout Rainbow Trout

Loomiller Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Pomona Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Spring Park (Fort Collins)

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Permit Rainbow Trout

Thomas Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Carter Lake

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Peterson Lake (Nederland)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #10

Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Douglas Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #2

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Balsam Park Pond

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Barker Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Waneka Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #12

Pony Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Smith Reservoir (Lakewood)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Lake Isabelle - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #4

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Main Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Philadelphia Mill Site Open Space Park

Lake Arbor

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #11

Copeland Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Arvada Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Walden Ponds - Duck Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Parvin Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Cottonwood Park Lake (Kipling & Jewell)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Meadow Park Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Dowdy Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Seaman Reservoir

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Lonetree Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Ouzel Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Fishing is Fun #10

Erie Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Ralph Price Reservoir (Button Rock)

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

East Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Big Thompson River Fishing Site

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Lon Hagler Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout Walleye White Perch Yellow Perch

Granite Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Sandbeach Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Ward Road Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Birdland Lake (Jack B. Tomlinson Park)

Almaco Jack Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Sawhill Ponds #8

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Charlie Taylor Water Wheel Park

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Rainbow Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Teller Lake No. 3

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Crown Hill Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Louisville (Warembourg) Fishing Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Horsetooth Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Lake Loveland

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #5

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout

Fishing is Fun #8

Idaho Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Long Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Blue Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Left Hand Reservoir - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Marston Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

West Lake Day Use Area

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Stearns Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Walden Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

River`s Edge and Jayhawker Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Watson Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Lost Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Westfield Park

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Maxwell Lake

Apache Trout

Red Rock Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Coney Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Red Deer Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Walden Ponds - Ricky Weiser Wetland

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Lily Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pomona Lake Number 2

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Bluegill Brown Trout Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass

Prospect Park Lakes (Wheatridge)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

McIntosh Lake

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Northern Pike

Avery Pond

Apache Trout Black Crappie Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Walden Ponds - Bass Pond

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Sawhill Ponds #5

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Brainard Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Moraine Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Sheldon Lake (City Park)

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Bellaire Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

KOA Lake

Apache Trout Bluefin Tuna Lake Trout

Sawhill Ponds #1A

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Eggers Fishing Access

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Cutthroat Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Faversham Park Pond

Bluefin Tuna

Boulder Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Green Sunfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Greenbriar Park Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Rolland Moore Park Pond (Fort Collins)

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Teller Lake No. 5

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Boedecker Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Hutcheson Lakes - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #3

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Flatiron Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Brown Trout Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Big Thompson River

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Loc Amora Pond (Josh`s Pond)

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Thunderbird Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Coot Lake

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Dixon Reservoir

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Peacock Pool - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Butterfly Peacock Bass

West Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Roberts Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Rogers Grove - Fairgrounds Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Game Check Trailhead

Miramont Park (Ft. Collins)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Central City Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #4

Lagerman Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Sprague Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Loveland Service Center Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Johnson Reservoir

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Creedmore Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Troutman Park (Fort Collins)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Lower North Crow Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Boulder Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #4

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Golden Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Kendrick Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Wiper

Estes Lake

Apache Trout Lake Trout

Bear Creek Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Cottonwood Glen Park (Fort Collins)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Chicago Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Soda Lakes

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

North Shields Ponds

Black Bullhead Black Crappie Bluegill

Fishing is Fun #6

McCall Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lawn Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Viele Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Izaak Walton Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Pear Lake & Creek - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #7

Sawhill Ponds #1

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Harriman Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout Wiper

Lincoln Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Ft. Collins City Park

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Harper Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

Rafting & Kayaking

CLIFFDALE TO CONFLUENCE WITH SOUTH PLATTE
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
EAST FORK ARKANSAS RIVER
Arkansas Headwaters Watershed, Colorado
SOUTH SEC LINE, SEC 2, T11N, R80W TO CO/WY STATELINE
Upper North Platte Watershed, Colorado
WIGMAN CLUB TO STRONTIA RESERVOIR
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
HEADWATERS TO ENDS 0.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM END OF COUNTY HWY 115
St. Vrain Watershed, Colorado
NORTH FORK--INSMONT TO ESTABROOK
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
END OF FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE ROAD TO PEARL CREEK IN SE 1/4 SEC 21, T10N, R74W
Cache La Poudre Watershed, Colorado
BEGINS 0.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM END OF COUNTY HWY 115 TO EASTERN BOUNDARY OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
St. Vrain Watershed, Colorado
ESTABROOK TO CLIFFDALE
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
CHEESEMAN DAM TO WIGMAN CLUB
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado

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