KIDNEY LAKE

Species Weather Hydrology


FISHING COLORADO

Kidney Lake


April 15, 2024

Kidney Lake is a serene and secluded fishing area situated in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. It is known for its population of rainbow, brook, and cutthroat trout, making it a popular destination for fly-fishing enthusiasts. There are also opportunities for hiking and camping in the surrounding wilderness. The best time of year to visit is from late spring to early fall when the average temperatures range from 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Fishing tips include using dry flies and nymphs for better success.



Fish Species
Image Alt Apache Trout
Image Alt Cutthroat Trout

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Area Boat Ramps

STATE BRIDGE BOAT RAMP
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
US 34 GRAND COUNTY
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
GRAND COUNTY
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
CATAMOUNT BRIDGE BOAT RAMP
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
PINBALL ACCESS BOAT RAMP
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
CONFLUENCE REC SITE BOAT RAMP
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
BOAT LAUNCH GRAND LAKE
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
STATE BRIDGE RIVER ACCESS
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
CR 6 GRAND COUNTY
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
RADIUM REC SITE BOAT RAMP
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado

Rafting & Kayaking

COLORADO RIVER SEGMENT 5
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
COLORADO RIVER SEGMENT 6
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
MUDDY CREEK
Muddy Watershed, Wyoming
HEADWATERS TO ENDS 0.5 MILES UPSTREAM FROM END OF COUNTY HWY 115
St. Vrain Watershed, Colorado
CONFLUENCE WITHDOUGLAS CREEK TO BENNETT PEAK
Upper North Platte Watershed, Wyoming
COLORADO RIVER SEGMENT 4
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado
MUDDY CREEK
Muddy Watershed, Wyoming
LITTLEFIELD CREEK
Muddy Watershed, Wyoming
LITTLEFIELD CREEK
Muddy Watershed, Wyoming
SOUTH SECTION LINE SEC 34, T1N, R83W TO CONFLUENCE WITH DECKER CREEK
Colorado headwaters Watershed, Colorado

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Seminoe State Park

Cinnabar Park

Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge

Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site

Wilderness Encampment River

Wilderness Savage Run

Medicine Bow National Forest

Flume Creek Park

Wilderness Huston Park

                                                                                                                       
                                               
BELLYACHE FISHING ACCESS
The Bellyache Fishing Access is a popular destination for anglers in the Eagle watershed in Colorado. Located off of Interstate 70, the access provides a convenient spot to fish in ...
RED CANYON FISHING ACCESS
The Red Canyon Fishing Access is a popular destination in the Eagle watershed of Colorado. Located just off Interstate 70, this area offers visitors access to miles of prime trout ...
HIGHWAY 9 FISHING ACCESS
The Highway 9 Fishing Access is located in the Colorado headwaters watershed, in Summit County, Colorado. The access point provides an ideal location for anglers to fish for trout in ...
KAWUNEECHE VISITOR CENTER
The Kawuneeche Visitor Center is a popular point of interest located in the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. The center serves as a gateway to the western side of ...
INSPIRATION POINT VIEWING AREA
The Inspiration Point Viewing Area is located in the Colorado headwaters watershed of Colorado. It offers a stunning panoramic view of the Colorado River and the surrounding mountains. The area ...
JUNCTION BUTTE WATCHABLE WILDLIFE
The Junction Butte Watchable Wildlife area is located in the upper Colorado River Basin in Colorado. The area is known for its diverse wildlife population, including pronghorn antelope, elk, mule ...
REEDER CREEK FISHING ACCESS
The Reeder Creek Fishing Access is located in the Colorado headwaters watershed. It is a popular destination for anglers due to the abundance of trout in its waters. The access ...
WARM SPRINGS
The Warm Springs in the Colorado headwaters watershed of Colorado is a popular destination for tourists and outdoor enthusiasts. Located near the town of Hot Sulphur Springs, the Warm Springs ...
BARGER GULCH FISHING ACCESS
The Barger Gulch Fishing Access is a popular destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts in the Colorado headwaters watershed. Located along the Colorado River near Kremmling, the area offers ample ...
SUNSET FISHING ACCESS
Sunset Fishing Access is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts and hikers in the Colorado headwaters watershed. Located near the town of Kremmling, the access point provides easy entry to ...

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