Fishing in Alamosa, Colorado
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Fishing In State Parks

San Luis State Park
The 2,369-acre park offers camping, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing and great photo opportunities.
FishingBirdwatchingHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedRV campingTent campingHorses are allowedWildlife viewingFees are chargedPicnic tableToiletsShowersVisitor center
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Fishing In Wilderness Areas

La Garita Wilderness
La Garita Wilderness encompasses 103,986 acres on the Gunnison and Rio Grande National Forests. The area offers a variety of recreational opportunities.
FishingHiking is allowedBirdwatchingHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingRV campingTent camping

South San Juan Wilderness Area
About 180 miles of trails available to hikers here. The Continental Divide crosses the heart of the Wilderness for 42 miles. The South Fork of the Conejos River Trail will lead to the Conejos Peak Trail, which climbs north to the summit of Conejos Peak and offers a fantastic view into the heart of the area.
FishingHiking is allowedWildlife viewingHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedCross country skiers are allowedPicnic tableRV campingTent camping
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Lakes & Reservoirs

Crater Lake
This is a deep lake surrounded by steep rock walls. It contains over 24 surface area acres. The lake contains brook trout and some small mackinaw.
Fishing

Kerr Lake
At 11,400 feet above sea level, this lake is one of the few boating areas with road access in the Conejos District. Kerr Lake offers excellent fishing.
FishingTent camping

La Jara Reservoir
This reservoir, located in Conejos county, provides 635 water surface acres at an elevation of 9,698 feet. Fishing and hunting are two of the activities available here.
Fishing

Lily Pond
This pond has numerous undeveloped campsites with additional space available at nearby Mix Lake Campground. Lily Pond is lightly fished with 40% of the shoreline rated easy to fish.
FishingBirdwatchingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingFees are chargedHandicapped Access

Love Lake
This 5-acre lake is located 17 miles southwest of Creede on Forest Road 526 at an elevation of 10,000 feet. This undeveloped site can accommodate small group camping (family reunions, etc.), but there are no facilities.
Fishing

Mix Lake
Mix Lake provides 90% of shoreline that is rated easy to fish. It is stocked regularly with rainbow trout.
FishingBirdwatchingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingToiletsPotable drinking water

Platoro Reservoir
The 6,000-acre of the reservoir offers visitors great fishing, camping, hiking, and boating. The Platoro Reservoir is located in a high mountain valley with broad vistas of the San Juan Mountains. Since the recreation season is short and the location remote, use is low to moderate.
FishingHiking is allowedWildlife viewingHorses are allowedBirdwatchingMountain bikes are allowed

Rio Grande River
Fishing on the Rio Grande River can bring in rainbow trout, native cutthroat and brown trout in all sizes up to 18 pounds. River rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and tubing take place to one extent or another over portions of this section of the river.
FishingWildlife viewingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedCross country skiers are allowedRV campingTent campingPicnic tableBoat launchToilets
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Rivers & Streams

Adams Fork Creek
This creek flows from the headwaters below Summit Peak on the Continental Divide to join the Conejos River near Platoro Reservoir. This creek enters the South San Juan Wilderness.
FishingHiking is allowedWildlife viewingBirdwatchingHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowed

Conejos River
This river provides more than 30 stream miles of high quality wild trout fishing. It has more public fishing access along its length than any other major river in Colorado. Although much of the river flows through private land, access to the river is provided through cooperative efforts of the Forest Service, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, and the private landowners. Such areas are well marked with official signs.
FishingWildlife viewingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedPicnic tableRV campingTent campingBirdwatchingMountain bikes are allowed
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