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strange sights and off the grid camping spots , nice state park , veterans get discounts with pass. apply for state vetp

a castle way up in the mts. took this guy a lifetime to build, unique and weird at the same time... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Martin S
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hot springs, United States
Beautiful Lake

While in Pueblo we had a few extra hours and I had read great things about Bear Lake. It was worth... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Danyalle S
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Kaufman, Texas
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Located in San Isabel National Forest.
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San Isabel National Forest, Pueblo, CO 81008
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

a castle way up in the mts. took this guy a lifetime to build, unique and weird at the same time, found some off the road trails , but in good shape for 4x4 vehicles. great camping spots , fishing in near by creeks and...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

While in Pueblo we had a few extra hours and I had read great things about Bear Lake. It was worth the drive from Pueblo to see this secluded little piece of heaven. The lake was so peaceful and calm and the views are outstanding....More

3  Thank Danyalle S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A beautiful place for camping or just to spend the day fishing, picnicking or hiking. The grounds are clean and the lake is serene and calm.

1  Thank Bernice T
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were on a day motorcycle trip and decided to head up to take a look, glad we did. The area is easily accessible and very pretty.We don't fish but from what we could tell, the fishing was good that day, plenty of happy fishermen....More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We drive up to Bear Lake from Pueblo just to get away. Beautiful drive and really great place to relax when you get there.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Bear Lake is actually not in Pueblo, but it's a nice day trip from Pueblo. Bear Lake is near Cuchara, a small mountain town in the Spanish Peaks area. From Pueblo, you travel south on I-25, then exit at Walsenburg onto Hwy 160. Take the...More

3  Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Wonderful location and climate. Beware the bears. Just kidding. They are around but will rarely bother you. DO NOT leave food or food containers lying around. Campsite nice and secluded for each pitch. Lake is bloody freezing but try a dip if you dare. Great...More

3  Thank fatface56
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Bear Lake is not far from Pueblo but it is worlds away because it is in the mountains. Once we were visiting and there was a bear on the road. It is a small lake but it is clear and beautiful. Great summer day trip.

5  Thank Tom U
Reviewed 14 December 2014

This is place is hard to find. Dirt road to Bear lake and it is breathtaking. It is worth the find. There are two lakes in this area. The first lake is Blue lake then if you go further then you will find Bear Lake.

7  Thank Monica R
Reviewed 5 October 2012

Rain was in the forecast the day we went so very quiet. The sun was shining creating a beautiful reflection of the yellow Aspen leaves on the still lake. An easy, short walk around the lake lets you just enjoy the beauty.

6  Thank GwenL1
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