Species Weather Hydrology

The Brown Lakes SWA in Colorado is a great fishing spot that offers rainbow trout, brown trout, and brook trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. Fishing tips include using dry flies and nymphs for the best catch. The best time to visit is during the summer months of June through August with an average temperature of 70-80°F. Overall, this is a beautiful location with great fishing opportunities for all levels of anglers.

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Regional Streamflow


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Nearby Camping & Amenities

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Collbran - Cottonwood Lake 56 9,946 ft
Bonham Lake City Park Numerous 9,861 ft
Rio Chama 10 6,405 ft
Stone Lake 24 7,268 ft
Angel Peak 6 6,246 ft
Heron Lake State Park 300 7,248 ft
Bogan Flats 36 7,609 ft
El Vado Lake State Park 99 6,936 ft
Echo Amphitheater 9 6,645 ft
Weller 11 9,393 ft