WEST CHICAGO CREEK

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CAMPING COLORADO

West Chicago Creek


April 14, 2024

West Chicago Creek camping area is a beautiful campground located in Colorado. This campground offers a peaceful and scenic camping experience with a variety of amenities. There are well-maintained campsites equipped with fire pits and picnic tables, making it convenient for campers to cook and enjoy meals outdoors. Additionally, vault toilets are available for use.

Reservations are not accepted at West Chicago Creek camping area, and campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is advisable to arrive early, especially during weekends and peak seasons, to secure a campsite. The best time to visit this camping area is during the summer months when the weather is pleasant, typically from June to September.

Besides its natural beauty, West Chicago Creek camping area offers various attractions and activities for campers. Hiking enthusiasts can explore nearby trails such as Chicago Lakes Trail and Abyss Lake Trail, which provide breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and lakes. It is important to be cautious of wildlife in the area, including black bears and mountain lions, and to practice proper food storage techniques to prevent attracting these animals to your campsite.

In conclusion, West Chicago Creek camping area in Colorado is a picturesque and well-equipped campground perfect for those seeking a serene camping experience. With its limited amenities and first-come, first-served policy, it is advisable to plan your visit during the summer months and arrive early to secure a campsite. While enjoying the beauty of the area, it is crucial to be aware of the presence of wildlife and to take necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable camping experience.




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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

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Estes Lake

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Slater Lake

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Gibson Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Sherwin Lake

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Red Deer Lake - IPWA

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Banana Lake - IPWA

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Georgetown Lake

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Arapahoe Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Long Lake - IPWA

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Sprague Lake - RMNP

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Black Lake - RMNP

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Beartrack Lakes

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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American Eel Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

Fourth Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Urad Reservoir - Upper

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Pony Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout

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Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

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Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Crater Lakes - JPWA

Apache Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Yankee Doodle Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

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Chambers Lake

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Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Permit Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Permit Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Comanche Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout

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Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout Northern Pike

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Box Lake & Drainage - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

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Chinn`s Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Rainbow Trout

Woodland Lake - IPWA

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Ice Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ethel Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

Frigid Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Island Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Jenny Lake - IPWA

Brook Trout Rainbow Trout Tiger Trout

Jasper Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Game Check Trailhead

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lake Envy - IPWA

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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Lawn Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout

Mills Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Iceberg Lakes - JPWA

American Eel Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Diamond Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout

Trap Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Peterson Lake (Nederland)

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

The Loch - RMNP

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Lone Pine Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Rainbow Trout

Lost Lake - JPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Jefferson Lake

Apache Trout Northern Pike

Murray Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Moraine Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Bob Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Watanga Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Timber Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout

Ypsilon Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brown Trout Permit

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Apache Trout Brook Trout

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Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

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Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Spinney Mountain Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Steuart Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Northern Pike Rainbow Trout

Philadelphia Mill Site Open Space Park

James Peak Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Pear Lake & Creek - RMNP

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Rainbow Trout

Left Hand Reservoir - IPWA

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lincoln Lake

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Brainard Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Frozen Lake

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Cone Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Crystal Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Shadow Mountain Reservoir

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

Shelf Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Rock Lake & Little Rock Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Lake Caroline

Lake Dorothy - IPWA

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Gibraltar Lakes - IPWA

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Odessa Lake - RMNP

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout Rainbow Trout

Haynach Lakes & Drainage - RMNP

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Meadow Creek Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Cutthroat Trout

Deep Lake - IPWA

Apache Trout Brown Trout Rainbow Trout

Granby Lake

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Lake Trout Rainbow Trout
                                                                                                                       
                                               

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