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San Isabel National Forest

Located 25 miles West of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO
+1 719-489-2280
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Hiking walking, relaxing and picnicking

Hiking, walking, relaxing and picnicking. Mellow place to explore and watch birds and deer. Close... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cavydad
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Camarillo, California
Family Get Together

Once a year twords the end of summer we have a family get together almost like a reunion. It's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
whatadude
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Pueblo West, Colorado
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One of twelve national forests in Colorado, this one-million-acre forest offers snow-capped peaks and crystal mountain lakes.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Located 25 miles West of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiking, walking, relaxing and picnicking. Mellow place to explore and watch birds and deer. Close enough to just go out for an early morning hike.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once a year twords the end of summer we have a family get together almost like a reunion. It's always a good time visiting with family we haven't seen since last year. Hiking through the forest, playing in the river or lake is always fun.

Thank whatadude
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The day we visited was sort of windy for fly fishing the lake. I ventured up the feeding river to find awesome trout filled holes the fishing was technical because of the tight canopy but well worth the risk. Many hungry trout await your well...More

Thank HappyTrailslc
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have been here a hundred times over the years, but it is always breath-taking when I return. The cool breezes, the fresh scent of pine, the noise the wind makes as it threads through the trees, the reflection of the sky on the lake,...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We packed a picnic, paid the $6 to get the car in, and took a walk around the lake! We brought books, but we were more caught up in reading the signs about the local wildlife around the lake. We had some scavenging King Fisher...More

Thank OfTheStarParticles
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Beautiful drive to the lake don't forget to stop at Bishops Castle. Definitely worth the drive. Quaint town

Thank Lee Ann B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is my favorite place in Colorado! There is nothing fancy here it's just a nice place to go and relax. There is a lodge in the small town of San Isabel where you can get some dynamite cheese burgers and other fare. They offer...More

Thank Van42
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Moore, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We routed our way through this area, with no idea of how much we would enjoy it. Breathtaking scenery for our drive, and wonderful little adventures along the way, like Bishops' Castle, and lakes.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Basic food, but really pretty good. Really friendly staff. Beautiful scenery and fudge to die for. They have a little store inside to grab keepsakes, or gear for fishing, and most importantly mosquito spray.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Enjoy the great outdoors by taking a drive to the San Isabel NF. You'll pass fields of sunflowers and incredible views of the mountains along the way. For great hiking, camping or sight seeing opportunities, grab a forest map and explore. It's only a short...More

Thank ZenPirate
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Maricasta44
16 May 2017|
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Response from RhondaSpot | Reviewed this property |
They have sizes that are 8 person and 10 person so you should be fine :) If I remember correctly the 10 person tent only is no electric but they have a few 8 person that has electric if needed.
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MidMoMommy
7 May 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Park at the lake, and follow the stream opposite the lake - it's less than 2 miles to the natural slide.
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Kim P
18 July 2016|
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Response from Stephen T | Reviewed this property |
I think there may be some paved trails around Lake San Isabel.
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