rowingLakes/Reservoirs

Brush Hollow Reservoir is a typical warm water fishery located south of Colorado Springs and west of Penrose, off of Highway 115. Brush Hollow has high mercury levels, so harvesting fish is not recommended. Also, watch your step walking around the reservoir because it is known to be home to rattle snakes. This is, however, […]
Crystal Creek Reservoir is located on Pikes Peak and is a great place to take kids fishing. It is one of three that are part of the North Slope Recreation Area located northeast of Colorado Springs. Owned and managed by the City of Colorado Springs, these scenic water supply reservoirs and the surrounding area offer […]
Manitou Lake is a 5-acre reservoir where the entire family can enjoy fishing and hiking with a trail that runs around the lake. This small reservoir is fed by Trout Creek and has several beaver ponds above the lake. Picnic sites have tables, fire grates, and trash collection. The lake is stocked regularly by the […]
Memorial Park in Colorado Springs is a multi-use park that features multiple baseball fields, tennis courts, an aquatic center, the a bicycle velodrome, an ice skating center, basketball courts, sand volleyball and many multi-use sports fields. There are also playground and picnic areas that can be reserved for groups. Prospect Lake sits at the center […]
Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area is a popular and charming location for those who enjoy fishing, hiking, biking and horseback riding under the beautiful blue Colorado sky. It is a 36-acre regional recreation site nestled at the foot of picturesque Ben Lomand Mountain. The lake and a long stretch of the New Sante Fe Regional […]
Quail Lake Park in southern Colorado Springs is a popular and scenic city park bordering Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard and Quail Lake Road. The 113-acre park offers lots of recreational opportunities, many centered on 22-acre Quail Lake, include motorized boating, fishing, bicycling, running, picnicking, hiking, and sledding. The park features a basketball court, two sand volleyball […]

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