HAPPY MEADOWS

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CAMPING COLORADO

Happy Meadows


April 14, 2024

Happy Meadows camping area is a serene and picturesque campground located in the beautiful state of Colorado. Situated in an idyllic location, this camping area offers a range of amenities to make your camping experience enjoyable and comfortable. Some of the amenities available include spacious campsites with fire pits and picnic tables, clean restrooms, and potable water. Additionally, there are well-maintained hiking trails nearby, allowing campers to explore the stunning natural surroundings.

Reservations are accepted at Happy Meadows camping area, ensuring that campers can secure a spot ahead of time and avoid any disappointment upon arrival. It is advisable to make reservations in advance, especially during peak seasons, to guarantee a spot at this popular campground.

The best time to visit Happy Meadows camping area is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities. During this time, campers can enjoy hiking, fishing, and wildlife spotting in the surrounding area. However, it is important to note that weather conditions can change rapidly in Colorado, and it is recommended to check the forecast before your trip and come prepared with appropriate gear and clothing. Additionally, be cautious of wildlife encounters, as this area is known for its diverse wildlife population, including bears. It is important to practice proper food storage techniques and be aware of your surroundings to ensure a safe and enjoyable camping experience.




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Fishing Destinations

                                                       

Central City Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Waneka Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Walden Ponds

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

Spinney Mountain Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Fishing is Fun #6

Pomona Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Bear Creek Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #10

East Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Viele Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #7

Rainbow Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Thunderbird Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Wonderland Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Ward Road Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Roosevelt Lakes

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Walden Ponds - Ricky Weiser Wetland

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Wellington Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Johnson Reservoir

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Sawhill Ponds #5

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Eleven Mile Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Northern Pike

Main Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Tarryall Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Chicago Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Strontia Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass

Strortia Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass White Perch Yellow Perch

Arvada Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Harriman Lake

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

Union Square Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #12

Kendrick Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Wiper

Boulder Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #2

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

Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Hine Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Prospect Park Lakes (Wheatridge)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Cheesman Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout

Boulder Reservoir

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

Loc Amora Pond (Josh`s Pond)

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Balsam Park Pond

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #3

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Manitou Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lincoln Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Red Rock Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Sawhill Ponds #4

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Teller Lake No. 5

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

Blue Heron Lake

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

Cottonwood Lake (Pearl Parkway Boulder)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Chatfield Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Louisville (Warembourg) Fishing Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Harper Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Coot Lake

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

Walden Ponds - Duck Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Crown Hill Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Sawhill Ponds #1

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

Teller Lake No. 3

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Summit Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Soda Lakes

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Game Check Trailhead

Sawhill Ponds

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Peterson Lake (Nederland)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Mitchell Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Platte Canyon Ditch

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Ketner Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Idaho Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Blue Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Pomona Lake Number 2

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

Moraine Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Sawhill Ponds #8

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Lost Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Stearns Lake

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

Smith Reservoir (Lakewood)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Barker Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Sawhill Ponds #10

Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Fishing is Fun #4

Diamond Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

DeWeese Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Long Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Meadow Park Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #8

Lake Isabelle - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Walden Ponds - Bass Pond

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

South Platte River

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Left Hand Reservoir - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Standley Lake

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Beartrack Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Cottonwood Park Lake (Kipling & Jewell)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Pine Valley Ranch Pond

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Philadelphia Mill Site Open Space Park

Fishing is Fun #11

KOA Lake

Apache Trout Bluefin Tuna Lake Trout

Sawhill Ponds #1A

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Erie Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Birdland Lake (Jack B. Tomlinson Park)

Almaco Jack Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Charlie Taylor Water Wheel Park

Maxwell Lake

Apache Trout

Brainard Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

Rafting & Kayaking

SOUTH SEC LINE, SEC 2, T11N, R80W TO CO/WY STATELINE
Upper North Platte Watershed, Colorado
NORTH FORK--INSMONT TO ESTABROOK
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
HEADWATERS TO ENDS 0.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM END OF COUNTY HWY 115
St. Vrain Watershed, Colorado
COLORADO RIVER SEGMENT 4
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
CO/WY STATELINE TO DOUGLAS CREEK
Upper North 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
CLIFFDALE TO CONFLUENCE WITH SOUTH PLATTE
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
WIGMAN CLUB TO STRONTIA RESERVOIR
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
EAST FORK ARKANSAS RIVER
Arkansas Headwaters Watershed, Colorado

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