TUNNEL

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CAMPING COLORADO

Tunnel


April 15, 2024

The Tunnel Campground is a beautiful camping area nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The campground offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys, making it a perfect escape for nature lovers. Some of the nearby points of interest include the Continental Divide, the Colorado Trail, and the town of Leadville.

The campground offers amenities such as picnic tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. It is a first-come-first-serve campground with 14 campsites available. An interesting fact about the area is that it is located near the famous Alpine Tunnel, which used to be the highest railroad tunnel in the world.

The best time of year to visit the Tunnel Campground is from mid-June to early September. During this time, the weather is typically warm and sunny with average temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to low 70s during the day and dropping to the mid-40s at night. Visitors should be aware that the campground is at a high elevation, so temperatures may be cooler than expected. Overall, the Tunnel Campground is a beautiful and peaceful place to explore the great outdoors and experience the natural beauty of Colorado.




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Fishing Destinations

                                                       

Comanche Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Bellaire Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pony Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Black Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brook Trout

Meadow Creek Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Cutthroat Trout

Steuart Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Hassell Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pettingell Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Crawford Lake (Hell Canyon) - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Caribou Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Lake Verna & Spirit Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout

Creedmore Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ypsilon Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout Permit

Fay Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Rock Lake & Little Rock Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Clayton Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Jenny Lake - IPWA

Brook Trout Rainbow Trout Tiger Trout

Comanche Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

The Loch - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Emerald Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Permit

Loomis Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Trap Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Haynach Lakes & Drainage - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Round Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Chambers Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Columbine Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Leazenby Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Zimmerman Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Gibraltar Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Red Deer Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Little Echo Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Fern Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout Splake

Gourd Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Peterson Lake (Nederland)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Meeboer Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Reynolds Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Mirror Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Creedmore Lake Fishing Site

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

King Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lake Haiyaha - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Odessa Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Spruce Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout

Ten Lake Park - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lincoln Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Devil`s Thumb Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Joe Wright Reservoir

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Ranger Lakes

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Fourth Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Betty Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Box Lake & Drainage - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

James Peak Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ethel Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lake Caroline

Crater Lake (Hyslop Lake) - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Dream Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Permit Rainbow Trout

North Michigan Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Cone Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Rogers Peak Lake (Rogers Pass) - JPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Rainbow Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

West Lake Day Use Area

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

Arrowhead Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Lone Pine Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Banana Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Kelp Bass Rainbow Trout Smallmouth Bass

Chicago Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lake Edith

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brown Trout

Forest Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Ouzel Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Urad Reservoir - Upper

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lost Lake (Cameron Pass)

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lake Solitude - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Lawn Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Lake Dorothy - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Jasper Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Freewater Bridge Fishing Site

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pear Lake & Creek - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Rainbow Trout

Watanga Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Storm Lake - IPWA

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Channel Catfish Walleye White Perch Yellow Perch

Sherwin Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Island Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Arapahoe Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Heart Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Long Lake (Hell Canyon) - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Willow Creek Fishing Site

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Long Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Mitchell Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Crystal Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Shadow Mountain Reservoir

American Shad Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Lake Trout Rainbow Trout

Hohnholz Lake #3

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Frigid Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Sandbeach Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Idaho Springs Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Lake Isabelle - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Granby Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Lake Trout Rainbow Trout

Lake Envy - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Crater Lakes - JPWA

Apache Trout

Laramie Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Hutcheson Lakes - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Peacock Pool - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Butterfly Peacock Bass

Loch Lomond Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Northern Pike

Bob Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Philadelphia Mill Site Open Space Park

Chinn`s Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Rainbow Trout

West Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Coney Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lake Hattie

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

Blue Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout

Sodergreen Lake

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Long Draw #2 Fishing Site

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Browns Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Alsop Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Lake Trout Rainbow Trout

Long Draw #3 Fishing Site

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Permit Rainbow Trout

Thunder Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Georgetown Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Upper Diamond Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Sky Pond - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Sprague Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Lake Nanita & Drainage - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Slater Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Yankee Doodle Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Glass Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Woodland Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout Tiger Trout

Neva Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Ice Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Diamond Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Upper Lake & Stone Lake- IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Monarch Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Gelatt Lake

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Hohnholz Lake #2

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Skyscraper Reservoir - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Brainard Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Fifth Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Bill Moore Lake

American Eel Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Byron Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Jewel Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Fall River Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Iceberg Lakes - JPWA

American Eel Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Joe Wright Fishing Site

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Barnes Meadow Reservoir

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Deep Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Mills Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Long Draw #1 Fishing site

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Timber Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lost Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

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