Situated an hour west of Colorado Springs, Eleven Mile Reservoir is a draw for anglers year round. There’s also 5 miles of hiking and biking trails to explore.
Facilities include: Amphitheater, Boat Ramps, Camper Services Building, Campgrounds, Dump Station, Entrance Station, Marina, Park Office, Picnic Sites, Playground, Showers, Trails, Visitor Center
Biking/Hiking: Almost 5 miles of trails in the Coyote Ridge area. There is a self-guided Nature Trail and an Orienteering Trail available.
Boating: Most type of boats permitted – motor boats, kayaks, canoes, sailboats. Water/body contact sports like scuba diving, water skiing and swimming are prohibited.
Camping: Yes, 9 campgrounds, 349 sites; $16/site/night for non-electric sites and $20/site/night for electrical hookups offered in Rocky Ridge campsite. There are a nice variety of sites to choose from.
Equipment Rental: Boat rentals include canoes, kayaks, a 20′ pontoon and a 16′ Lund aluminum V-hull.
Fishing: Gold fish trout waters, as well as northern pike. The lake is stocked with kokanee salmon. Carp can be found in shallow areas. Ice fishing is prime in the winner.
Hunting: Big and small game hunting, waterfowl hunting during appropriate seasons.
Ice Fishing: Season is usually underway by November, depending on ice conditions. Fish for trout, pike and salmon.
Ice Skating: Popular wintertime activity especially earlier in the season before there are many pressure cracks.
Another state park, Spinney Mountain, is located down the road.
Address: 4229 County Rd 92, Lake George
Season: Year round
Pets: Yes, on leash
Fees: $7/daily, $70/annual (vehicle)