ISLAND LAKE

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CAMPING COLORADO

Island Lake


April 14, 2024

Island Lake camping area, located in Colorado, offers a picturesque and serene camping experience. This campground provides a range of amenities to enhance visitors' stay, including designated tent and RV sites, picnic tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. However, please note that there is no potable water available on-site, so campers should bring their own supply. Additionally, since there are no garbage facilities at the campground, visitors must pack out all trash. The campground does not accept reservations, so it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. It is advisable to arrive early, especially during peak season, to secure a spot.

The best time to visit the Island Lake camping area is during the summer months, from June to September. The weather is generally pleasant, with warm days and cool nights, perfect for outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and wildlife watching. It's important to be cautious of possible encounters with black bears in the area. It is recommended to store food properly and use bear-proof containers to minimize any potential interactions. Additionally, visitors should be prepared for sudden weather changes and ensure they have appropriate camping gear, including warm clothing and sturdy tents, as high winds are not uncommon in the region. Overall, Island Lake camping area offers a fantastic opportunity for nature enthusiasts to experience the beauty of Colorado's wilderness while enjoying a range of outdoor activities.




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Fishing Destinations

                                                       

South Mesa Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Water Dog Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Sweitzer Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Cottonwood Lake #4 (Grand Mesa)

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Vega Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Chipeta Lakes SWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Forty Acre Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

De Camp Reservoir

Apache Trout

Beaver Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Gunnison River

Apache Trout

Ridgway Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Kelp Bass Northern Pike Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass

Little Gem Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Rifle Gap Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass

Carson Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Jerry Creek Reservoirs

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Confluence Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Atkinson Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Northern Pike

Cottonwood Lake #1 (Grand Mesa)

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Cobbett (Carp) Lake

Blue Catfish Common Carp Kelp Bass

Silver Lake (Grand Mesa)

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Ward Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Sunset Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Ward Creek Reservoir

Apache Trout Black Crappie Kelp Bass

Deep Slough Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Juniata Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Cedar Mesa Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Porter Reservoir #4 (Little Davies)

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Park Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Youngs Creek Reservoirs

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lost Lake (Grand Mesa

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Porter Reservoir #1

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Glacier Springs Retention Pond (Grand Mesa)

Apache Trout

Hotel Twin Lake

Apache Trout

Weir & Johnson Reservoir

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Fruitgrowers Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Island Lake (Grand Mesa)

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Mesa Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Cutthroat Trout Lake Trout

Neversweat Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Alexander Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Baron Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Bonham Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass

Vela

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Jumbo Reservoir (Grand Mesa)

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Eggleston Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

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