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San Isabel National Forest

Located 25 miles West of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO
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Just passing through...

We routed our way through this area, with no idea of how much we would enjoy it. Breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Nice home town meals.

Basic food, but really pretty good. Really friendly staff. Beautiful scenery and fudge to die... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary B
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One of twelve national forests in Colorado, this one-million-acre forest offers snow-capped peaks and crystal mountain lakes.
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Located 25 miles West of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO
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A TripAdvisor Member
Moore, Oklahoma
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We routed our way through this area, with no idea of how much we would enjoy it. Breathtaking scenery for our drive, and wonderful little adventures along the way, like Bishops' Castle, and lakes.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic food, but really pretty good. Really friendly staff. Beautiful scenery and fudge to die for. They have a little store inside to grab keepsakes, or gear for fishing, and most importantly mosquito spray.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the great outdoors by taking a drive to the San Isabel NF. You'll pass fields of sunflowers and incredible views of the mountains along the way. For great hiking, camping or sight seeing opportunities, grab a forest map and explore. It's only a short...More

Thank ZenPirate
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The St Charles campground is located in San Isabel just above the restaurant and gift shop in the center of Town. Upon arriving we were lucky enough to get one of the two RV sites and we also were able to secure the tent only...More

Thank wmihelich
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Limited good fishing spots, but if you go to the trailhead from the most distant campsite you'll have a lovely day! Hikes from here moderate with a fair amount of uphill. ...but absolutely beautiful scenery!

1  Thank kathybird1
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Have a cabin in the San Isabel area and love the area because of the great variety of things to do without all the crowds north.

Thank Q8128AVdennisl
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We hiked up to Brown's Creek falls. We had an 8 & 10 year old & we where able to successfully walk the trail to the falls & back. About 6.5 miles total. The trail starts out steep but then levels off & just gradually...More

Thank RDCS40
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We have been going here for over 20 years. We have a small cabin and it really is an awesome place to get away from the hustle of the world. Nice trails, nice lake to fish for trout. Great place to have a picnic. There...More

Thank Justin A
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Spent the weekend here and it's amazing. We took our RV and parked it just outside of San Isabel but went for day visits inside the Forest. The water (even as chilly as the air was) was beautiful (didn't get it...not until this summer). We...More

Thank RhondaSpot
Reviewed April 23, 2017

My husband and I try to go to the Lodge each asunder during the spring,summer and fall. Our first stop is the resturant at The Lodge, where we enjoy breakfast with very generous portion,I usually ask for a half order or a child's plate. The...More

Thank Molliearlene
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May 15, 2017|
Response from RhondaSpot | Reviewed this property |
They have sizes that are 8 person and 10 person so you should be fine :) If I remember correctly the 10 person tent only is no electric but they have a few 8 person that has electric if needed.
May 7, 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Park at the lake, and follow the stream opposite the lake - it's less than 2 miles to the natural slide.
Kim P
July 17, 2016|
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Response from Stephen T | Reviewed this property |
I think there may be some paved trails around Lake San Isabel.