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Lake Isabel - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Lake Isabel

Lake Isabel is a reservoir located in the San Isabel National Forest in Pueblo and Custer counties, in Colorado, United States. The lake is in the Wet Mountains. The lake is open to fishing year round and is regularly stocked by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Available activities include fishing, hiking, camping and sledding in the winter.

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Lake Isabel

Lake Isabel

0.57km from Lake Isabel

Lake Isabel is a natural lake located in Pueblo County. The lake is relatively small, covering an area of only about 30 acres. However, it is a popular destination for fishing and camping. The lake is home to several species of fish, including trout, bass, and catfish. There are also several campsites located around the lake, which offer scenic views of the water and surrounding mountains. In addition to fishing and camping, Lake Isabel is also a popular spot for swimming and picnicking.

Pueblo Mountain Park

Pueblo Mountain Park

8.67km from Lake Isabel

Pueblo Mountain Park is a recreational and educational hub in southern Colorado. Spanning over 4,600 acres, the park offers something for everyone with its hiking and biking trails, horseback riding stables, fishing lakes, and nature center. Visitors can also take advantage of the picnic areas, campgrounds, and playgrounds. In addition to its many recreational offerings, Pueblo Mountain Park is also home to a variety of plants and animals.

Bishop Castle

Bishop Castle

9.32km from Lake Isabel

Bishop Castle is an "elaborate and intricate "one-man project" named after its constructor, Jim Bishop, that has become a roadside attraction in central Colorado.The "castle" is located in south central Colorado on State Highway 165 in the Wet Mountains of Southern Colorado in the San Isabel National Forest, southwest of Pueblo, Colorado.

Greenhorn Mountain

Greenhorn Mountain

11.95km from Lake Isabel

Greenhorn Mountain is a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers in Pueblo County. The mountain is home to a variety of plant and animal life, as well as stunning views of the surrounding area. Greenhorn Mountain is also a popular spot for camping, picnicking, and fishing. For those looking for a challenge, the mountain also offers several hiking trails of varying difficulty. No matter what you're looking for, Greenhorn Mountain is sure to have something for everyone!

Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness

Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness

14.2km from Lake Isabel

The Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness is a U.S. Wilderness Area, which contains a total of 23,087 acres and is located in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests. It’s under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service. The view at the summit of Greenhorn Mountain is a panoramic spectacle. The Great Plains, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Pikes Peaks, and Spanish Peaks can all be seen from the summit of Greenhorn Mountain.

Mission: Wolf

Mission: Wolf

14.47km from Lake Isabel

Mission: Wolf is a solar-powered nature center that provides a sanctuary for unwanted captive-born wolves and horses. At present, they care for 23 wolves and wolf-dog crossesand works to promote a better understanding of wolves in order to further reintroduction efforts and discourage attempts to keep wolves as pets.

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Custer County

Custer County

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Custer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. A large percentage of the county is National Forest land in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on the west side and in the Wet Mountains on the east. The only lake of size is the DeWeese Reservoir in the north end of the Wet Mountain Valley.

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For more information about Lake Isabel, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Isabel_(Colorado)