ASPEN MEADOW - GOLDEN GATE CANYON STATE PARK

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Aspen Meadow - Golden Gate Canyon State Park


April 19, 2024

Aspen Meadow, located within the Golden Gate Canyon State Park in Colorado, offers campers a picturesque and serene camping experience. The campground provides various amenities to ensure a comfortable stay, including picnic tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. There are no electric hookups, showers, or dump stations available in Aspen Meadow, so campers should come prepared with adequate supplies and water for their stay. Additionally, the campground does not offer reservations; sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, it is advisable to arrive early, especially during peak seasons, to secure a spot.

The best time to visit Aspen Meadow is during the summer months, from June to September when the weather is mild and conducive to outdoor activities. Campers can enjoy hiking and exploring the surrounding trails, which offer breathtaking views of the park's natural beauty. However, it is essential to be cautious of wildlife in the area, including black bears and mountain lions. Campers should properly store food and dispose of trash in designated bear-proof containers to minimize any potential encounters. Overall, Aspen Meadow in Golden Gate Canyon State Park provides a rustic camping experience amidst the stunning Colorado wilderness, making it an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts seeking solace and adventure.




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Fishing Destinations

                                                       

Storm Lake - IPWA

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Channel Catfish Walleye White Perch Yellow Perch

Watson Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Odessa Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

McCall Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Creedmore Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Peterson Lake (Nederland)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Devil`s Thumb Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Jasper Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #7

King Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Copeland Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Eleven Mile Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Northern Pike

Coney Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lake Edith

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brown Trout

Bellaire Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pine Valley Ranch Pond

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #4

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #2

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Sandbeach Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Upper Lake & Stone Lake- IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Carter Lake

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Betty Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Blue Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Gibraltar Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Chicago Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Crawford Lake (Hell Canyon) - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Pony Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Sawhill Ponds #4

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Fishing is Fun #11

Box Lake & Drainage - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Flatiron Reservoir

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

Boedecker Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Estes Lake

Apache Trout Lake Trout

Mills Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Frigid Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lake Dorothy - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lake Envy - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pella Crossing

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

Boulder Reservoir

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

Lon Hagler Reservoir

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

Teller Lake No. 3

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Cottonwood Lake (Pearl Parkway Boulder)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fourth Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Pinewood Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Steuart Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Rogers Grove - Fairgrounds Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Mirror Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Walden Ponds - Duck Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Lincoln Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Summit Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

West Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Thunder Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Forest Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Philadelphia Mill Site Open Space Park

Game Check Trailhead

West Lake Day Use Area

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

Viele Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fay Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Prospect Park Lakes (Wheatridge)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #3

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Mitchell Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Meadow Park Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Barker Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Arvada Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Dowdy Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Strontia Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass

Lagerman Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

South Platte River

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Moraine Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Gourd Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Bob Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Heart Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lily Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Golden Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Indian Meadows Fishing Site

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

Sawhill Ponds #1

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

Coot Lake

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

Wonderland Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Harper Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Upper Diamond Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Crater Lakes - JPWA

Apache Trout

Charlie Taylor Water Wheel Park

Ralph Price Reservoir (Button Rock)

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Glass Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lake Caroline

Emerald Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Permit

Creedmore Lake Fishing Site

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

Wellington Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Left Hand Reservoir - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Caribou Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Idaho Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Teller Lake No. 5

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

Columbine Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Comanche Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Big Thompson River

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Reynolds Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Red Deer Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Maxwell Lake

Apache Trout

Jewel Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Arapahoe Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Seaman Reservoir

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

Spinney Mountain Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Tarryall Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Banana Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass

Eggers Fishing Access

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

Parvin Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Horsetooth Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Union Square Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #1A

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Clayton Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Soda Lakes

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #12

Little Echo Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Boulder Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Ypsilon Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout Permit

Walden Ponds - Bass Pond

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Crater Lake (Hyslop Lake) - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Iceberg Lakes - JPWA

American Eel Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Sawhill Ponds #10

Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Rogers Peak Lake (Rogers Pass) - JPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Fishing is Fun #4

Fishing is Fun #6

Louisville (Warembourg) Fishing Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Fishing is Fun #8

Loomis Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Walden Ponds

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

Pear Lake & Creek - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Rainbow Trout

Georgetown Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Fifth Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

McIntosh Lake

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Northern Pike

Roosevelt Lakes

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Cottonwood Glen Park (Fort Collins)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #2

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

Central City Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Lake Isabelle - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ouzel Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Round Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Dixon Reservoir

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Yankee Doodle Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Red Rock Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Hutcheson Lakes - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

KOA Lake

Apache Trout Bluefin Tuna Lake Trout

Loch Lomond Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Northern Pike

Fishing is Fun #10

Long Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Brainard Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Comanche Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Big Thompson River Fishing Site

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Browns Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Dream Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Permit Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #8

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Peacock Pool - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Butterfly Peacock Bass

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #5

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout

Neva Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Walden Ponds - Ricky Weiser Wetland

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

James Peak Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lake Haiyaha - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Sky Pond - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

The Loch - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Deep Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Lost Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Spruce Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout

Jenny Lake - IPWA

Brook Trout Rainbow Trout Tiger Trout

Lawn Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Diamond Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Woodland Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Tiger Trout

Sprague Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Cheesman Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout

Hine Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Fern Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout Splake

Ice Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Rainbow Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Island Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Crystal Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Skyscraper Reservoir - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Black Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brook Trout

Sawhill Ponds #5

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Fall River Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ward Road Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Frozen Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Kelp Bass

Thunderbird Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Beartrack Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Chinn`s Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Rainbow Trout

Sherwin Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Slater Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

Rafting & Kayaking

CO/WY STATELINE TO DOUGLAS CREEK
Upper North Platte Watershed, Colorado
SOUTH SEC LINE, SEC 2, T11N, R80W TO CO/WY STATELINE
Upper North Platte Watershed, Colorado
HEADWATERS TO ENDS 0.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM END OF COUNTY HWY 115
St. Vrain 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
CLIFFDALE TO CONFLUENCE WITH SOUTH PLATTE
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
COLORADO RIVER SEGMENT 4
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
END OF FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE ROAD TO PEARL CREEK IN SE 1/4 SEC 21, T10N, R74W
Cache La Poudre Watershed, Colorado
HEADWATERS TO HOLY CROSS WILDERNESS BOUNDARY
Eagle Watershed, Colorado
EAST FORK ARKANSAS RIVER
Arkansas Headwaters Watershed, Colorado
NORTH FORK--INSMONT TO ESTABROOK
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado

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