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San Isabel National Forest

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Address: Located 25 miles West of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO
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One of twelve national forests in Colorado, this one-million-acre forest...

One of twelve national forests in Colorado, this one-million-acre forest offers snow-capped peaks and crystal mountain lakes.

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The drive was very pretty. There are many places to pull over and enjoy the scenery, and marked hiking trails.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2016
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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The drive was very pretty. There are many places to pull over and enjoy the scenery, and marked hiking trails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Drove up from Beulah, CO for the day. The Lodge San Isabel had just opened for the season. Had a terrific lunch. The owners of the Lodge were some of nicest people. We had some snow flurries on our drive on into the mountains. Great picnic and camping areas. Hiking trails all through the forest. Made a stop at Bishop... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Only had time to drive through but it was absolutely beautiful! Still lots of snow and in fact it was snowing a little the day we went. I would not miss seeing this if you're in the area. I would like to go back and do some hiking.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful area of CO ,that few think of. Liveable, lots of wild life, not spoiled. People work hard to keep it that way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We escape here on a regular basis-- hikes, picnics, and road trips--one end or the other, one side of the mountains or or the other.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

San Isabel National forest is one of our favorite local escapes. There are many lakes and hiking trails. Bishops Castle is another great area to explore. There are also areas to camp. Very beautiful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Totally enjoyable day outing. Easy access from Pueblo, beautiful vistas, and relaxation since the roads are good and safe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Very pretty. Great hikes. Very pretty mountain lakes. I have driven through the area many times. Never disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We accidentally made a wrong turn and ended up here. Although our mistake cost us 1.5 hours, driving through here was very pleasant and scenic. Definitely worth a drive through!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is a beautiful lake tucked into the surrounding mountains. Unfortunately, we've never had any luck catching fish in this lake. But wildlife sightings are common. The campgrounds are nicely maintained, and our trips have been pleasant. If you want to reserve a campsite with hook-ups, reserve early, because they fill up fast. The very small village nearby has shops... More 

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