Situated an hour west of Colorado Springs, Eleven Mile Reservoir is a draw for anglers year round. There are also 5 miles of hiking and biking trails to explore at this lovely state park.
Eleven Mile State Park is centered around a beautiful alpine lake in central Colorado. It’s hidden just south of the small Park County town of Lake George on Highway 24. The large, 7,662 surface acre reservoir is ideal for water sports.
Camping, fishing and boating are the most popular activities in the park. It offers more than three hundred campsites, making it a perfect place to basecamp on your summer travels. Spinney Mountain State Park is situated just down the road, offering additional fishing and boating opportunities.
Facilities include: Amphitheater, Boat Ramps, Camper Services Building, Campgrounds, Dump Station, Entrance Station, Marina, Park Office, Picnic Sites, Playground, Showers, Trails, Visitor Center
Activities at Eleven Mile Reservoir
Biking/Hiking: Almost 5 miles of trails in the Coyote Ridge area. There is a self-guided Nature Trail and an Orienteering Trail available.
Birding: There are birds here with a lot of migratory birds during their flight season.
Boating: Most type of boats permitted – motor boats, kayaks, canoes, sailboats. Water/body contact sports like scuba diving, water skiing and swimming are prohibited.
- Visit the 11 Mile Marina in Lake George for boat rentals and guides. Rent pontoons, fishing boats, canoes and kayaks daily during boating season. 4224 Co Rd 92, Lake George; 719-748-0317
Camping: Yes, 9 campgrounds, 325 sites; both non-electric sites and electrical hookups offered in Rocky Ridge campsite. There are a nice variety of sites to choose from including 25 backcountry campground sites that are hike or boat in only. You can pay 11 Mile Marina for shuttle your gear via boat to the backcountry campsites. There are no group camping facilities. Reservations
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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.
Address: 4229 County Rd 92, Lake George, CO
Season: Year round
Pets: Yes, on leash
Fees: Yes, vehicle entry fee per day
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