OUZEL

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CAMPING COLORADO

Ouzel


April 14, 2024

Ouzel Camping Area is a scenic campground located in the state of Colorado. It offers a range of amenities to make campers' stay comfortable and enjoyable. The campground provides picnic tables, fire rings, and access to vault toilets. There is also a nearby stream, providing a pleasant ambiance and opportunities for fishing. However, it is important to note that there is no potable water available at the campground, so campers need to bring their own or be prepared to treat water from the stream.

Reservations are required to secure a campsite at Ouzel Camping Area. It is highly recommended to make reservations well in advance, as the campground is popular and tends to fill up quickly, especially during the peak season. The best time of year to visit is typically from late spring to early fall when the weather is mild and conducive to outdoor activities.

While staying at Ouzel Camping Area, campers can explore the surrounding natural beauty, including hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. The campground is located near the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park, providing visitors with access to stunning mountain views, waterfalls, and diverse flora and fauna. However, it is important to be cautious of wildlife encounters and properly store food to avoid attracting animals. Additionally, due to the high elevation of the area, visitors should be prepared for potential changes in weather and sudden temperature drops, even during the summer months.




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Fishing Destinations

                                                       

Smith Lake - Washington Park

Bluegill Common Carp Green Sunfish

Ketner Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Walden Ponds

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

Walden Ponds - Duck Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #5

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Big Thompson River Fishing Site

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #7

Cheesman Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout

Rampart Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout Northern Pike

Big Thompson Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Loc Amora Pond (Josh`s Pond)

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Croke Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout Walleye

Pella Crossing

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

Redtail Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Roberts Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Palmer Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #1

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

Grandview Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Loveland Service Center Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

McCall Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

McIntosh Lake

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Northern Pike

South Catamount Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Prospect Park Lakes (Wheatridge)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Strontia Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass

Lake Loveland

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

McKay Lake

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

Elaine T. Valente Open Space

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Jim Baker Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Kendrick Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Wiper

Stearns Lake

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

Carl Park Pond

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Boulder Reservoir

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

East Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Centennial Park

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Green Sunfish Kelp Bass

Lowell Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Grasmere Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout

South Platte Park Ponds (Littleton Flood Plain Ponds)

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

Thornton Rec Ctr Lake (Carpenter)

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

Lonetree Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lambertson Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Cattail Pond at Boulder County Fairgrounds

Black Crappie Bluegill Kelp Bass

Hine Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Ridgeview Park Pond

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Teller Lake No. 3

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Boulder Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #5

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout

Walden Ponds - Bass Pond

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Bowles Grove Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Heinricy Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Thornton Gravel Ponds #2 & #3

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Walden Ponds - Ricky Weiser Wetland

Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Loomiller Park Pond

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

Progress Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Gallup Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #10

Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Sterne Pond (Kids only)

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Ketring Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish

Garland Park Lake (Lollipop Lake)

Alligator Gar Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Wellington Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Harper Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Teller Lake No. 5

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

Community College Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Balsam Park Pond

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Skaguay Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Vanderbilt Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Chatfield Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass Walleye

River`s Edge and Jayhawker Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Meadow Park Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

South Saint Vrain Fishing Site #4

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #10

North Lake Park Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Lagerman Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Carter Lake

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass Walleye

St. Vrain State Park (Barbour Ponds)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Pomona Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Webster Lake

Black Crappie Bluegill Channel Catfish

Maxwell Lake

Apache Trout

Overland Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Pine Valley Ranch Pond

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Little`s Creek Pond

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Nichols Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout White Perch Yellow Perch

Fishing is Fun #8

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

McReynolds Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Sawhill Ponds #3

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Johnstown Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout Walleye

Civic Center Park Lake (Thornton)

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

Johnson Reservoir

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Cottonwood Lake (Pearl Parkway Boulder)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Marston Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Upper Tule Lake

Bluefin Tuna

Garfield Lake

Alligator Gar Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Wonderland Lake

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Barnum Park Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Thomas Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Hunters Glen Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Sawhill Ponds #2

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

Huston Park Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Cutthroat Trout

KOA Lake

Apache Trout Bluefin Tuna Lake Trout

Fishing is Fun #11

Cottonwood Park Lake (Kipling & Jewell)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Louisville (Warembourg) Fishing Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Rogers Grove - Fairgrounds Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Mason Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Ralph Price Reservoir (Button Rock)

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

City Park Lake (Denver)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Harriman Lake

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

Standley Lake

Apache Trout Black Crappie Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Berkeley Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Brush Hollow Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Cherry Knolls Pond

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

Platte Canyon Ditch

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Manitou Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Watson Lake (Littleton)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Crystal Creek Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Strortia Springs Reservoir

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

Twin Lakes Park Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Marshall Reservoir

American Shad Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Upper Reservoir - Palmer Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Sawhill Ponds #8

Blue Catfish Bluegill Common Carp Kelp Bass

Spratt-Platte Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #12

Siena Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Rosemont Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ward Road Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Rotella Park Pond

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Bluegill Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Soda Lakes

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Redstone Park Pond

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Coot Lake

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

Lon Hagler Reservoir

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

Arvada Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Eaglewatch Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Simpson Ponds SWA

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Erie Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass

Flatiron Reservoir

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

Birdland Lake (Jack B. Tomlinson Park)

Almaco Jack Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Sawhill Ponds #4

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Golden Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Izaak Walton Pond

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Rocky Mountain Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Smith Reservoir (Lakewood)

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Chatfield Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass Walleye

Pomona Lake Number 2

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

Lake Arbor

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Union Reservoir

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

Camenisch Park Pond

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

North Catamount Reservoir

Apache Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Bear Creek Ponds

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Homestake Fishing Site

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Clear Creek Pond

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Engineers Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

Viele Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Mead Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout

Main Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Westminster City Park Pond

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Blue Catfish Bluegill Channel Catfish Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Fishing is Fun #6

Faversham Park Pond

Bluefin Tuna

Blue Heron Lake

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

Talbott Irrigation Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Union Square Ponds

Apache Trout Bluegill Brown Trout Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

Waneka Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass Largemouth Bass Rainbow Trout

South Platte River

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Hyland Ponds

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

Sloan Lake

Blue Catfish Common Carp Kelp Bass Walleye

Sawhill Ponds #1A

Apache Trout Bluegill Kelp Bass

Tom Frost Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Game Check Trailhead

Boedecker Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Walleye

Crown Hill Lake

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass

Milavec Reservoir

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Brown Trout Channel Catfish Rainbow Trout

Thunderbird Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

Rafting & Kayaking

CLIFFDALE TO CONFLUENCE WITH SOUTH PLATTE
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
ESTABROOK TO CLIFFDALE
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
HEADWATERS TO ENDS 0.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM END OF COUNTY HWY 115
St. Vrain Watershed, Colorado
BEAVER CREEK TO CHEESEMAN RESERVOIR
South Platte Headwaters Watershed, Colorado
EAST FORK ARKANSAS RIVER
Arkansas Headwaters Watershed, Colorado
NORTH FORK--INSMONT TO ESTABROOK
Upper South Platte 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
CHEESEMAN DAM TO WIGMAN CLUB
Upper South Platte Watershed, Colorado
WIGMAN CLUB TO STRONTIA RESERVOIR
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

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