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San Isabel National Forest

Pueblo, CO
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Pueblo
Type: Forests, National Parks
Activities: Driving, Hiking
Description: One of twelve national forests in Colorado, this one-million-acre forest offers snow-capped peaks and crystal mountain lakes.
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Cassville, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The restaurant is great and the trails are beautiful!! One of the best places to go in Colorado avoid the crowds

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Pueblo, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Loved the food at the restaurant. My wife and I go up to eat a great hamburger at least once per year. Breathtaking scenery with the beautiful lake and majestic mountains behind. They have a store, restaurant, and lodging with boat rental for the lake. Lots of fun for the day.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My family has stayed here several times over the years because it had cute cabins by the San Isabel Lake. I stayed there alone in June 2014 with two big dogs and have to say I was very disappointed. I stayed in the "Honeymoon" cabin, the smallest, which was very cute, BUT it had roaches! And the plumbing was very... More

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Littleton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely quiet lake with no power boats. Wonderful restaurant. Crazy Bishop's Castle. Beautiful forest.

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Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We love to spend the day at Lake Isabel. Very easy to get to from Pueblo or Colorado Springs and very easy access to the lake itself. You can either park along the road on the south side of the lake and walk down to the lake or park on the north side of the lake in the parking lot... More

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Pueblo, Colorado
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13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have a travel trailer and love the campground at La Vista. The area is clean and camp hosts are friendly and helpful. The hike around the lake is beautiful and lots of places to picnic in shade and under lush pine trees. A peaceful place to relax and enjoy nature. Pet friendly as well

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We spent the 4th of July weekend visiting San Isabel National Forest. We stayed in the KOA in Colorado City, but drove into the forest each day. It is very pretty. Lake Isabel is gorgeous, very accessible, and pretty crowded (at least that weekend). Lots of people fishing, though we had no luck, many people did. The campsites looked very... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We went on a short hike here from Blue Lake to Bear Lake and it was awesome. The lakes were gorgeous and there were other little lakes around which were quiet and just as nice.

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Southern California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
32 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We took the scenic through the San Isabel National Forest. It is worth the trip. We saw some wild animals and a herd of free range horses. Some of the scenery is breath taking and some is ho-hum but it is worth the drive.

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Wilmer
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We camped at the Davenport Campground in the San Isabel National Forest on our way back home from Yellowstone. It was not on our list of stops but we stumbled upon it while looking for a restroom near Bishop's Castle. It was the nicest campground that we stayed in on our entire 2 week trip. Clean bathrooms, beautiful sites, peaceful... More

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