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Palmer Lake is a popular fishing destination in Colorado for rainbow trout, brown trout, and northern pike. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. Some fishing tips include using lures or live bait and fishing near the drop-offs or weed beds. The best time of year to visit is during the spring or fall when the temperature is mild, averaging around 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. However, summer is also a great time to visit with average temperatures around 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Nearby Camping & Amenities

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Painted Rocks 18 7,836 ft
Happy Meadows 8 7,879 ft
Farish Military - USAF Academy Numerous 9,083 ft
Thunder Ridge 21 9,216 ft
Meadow Ridge 19 9,177 ft
Peregrine Pines Military - USAF Academy Numerous 6,631 ft
Blue Mountain 21 8,079 ft
Wildhorn 9 8,856 ft
Colorado 81 7,806 ft
South Meadows 64 7,897 ft

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