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FIRE RESTRICTION NOTICE: In this arid environment with varying weather, fire danger may change quickly. Fire bans maybe enacted by the Park County Sheriff's Office, the Park County Board of County Commissioners and the Hartsel Fire Protection District with little or no warning when high fire danger conditions exist and will be observed and enforced in the park. Please call the park office at 719-748-3401 for current conditions, restrictions or more information.

ELEVEN MILE STATE PARK, CO

Description

Discover incredible fishing at one of Colorado's largest reservoirs, Eleven Mile State Park! Rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout, kokanee salmon, northern pike and carp are all found within the waters of this 3,400 surface-acre reservoir. Waterfront camping, scenic vistas, uncrowded boating and ideal wind conditions for sailing and windsurfing make Eleven Mile a best bet for all visitors. The park is open year-round, offering spectacular Rocky Mountain sunsets and plenty of room to breathe. Visitors may choose from a variety of campsites at Eleven Mile State Park's 348 site facility.The showers, flush toilets and laundry facilities will reopen on May 1st and will remain open until September 30, 2015.

Eleven Mile Reservoir is open to boating. The North Shore Boat Ramp is open daily from ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset. Nighttime boating is prohibited. The Witcher’s Cove Boat Ramp opens for the season on May 22nd. The reservoir will close to boating at the end of the day on October 31st..

Please check the park conditions page at http://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/Parks/ElevenMile for the most current information.

Geography:

Eleven Mile State Park is located in South Park, a high alpine meadow at 8600 feet above sea level. Most areas lack trees but provide panoramic views of surrounding mountains or granite outcrops. Shade may be naturally provided by trees and other vegetation in some areas, particularly within some sites in Rocky Ridge C and E loops and the Back Country campsites. Please call the park for specific details.

Recreation:

Specific fishing and boating regulations exist for this park. Water sports such as swimming, wading, tubing and waterskiing are prohibited.

Facilities:

All campground loops except for North Shore A-Loop are currently open. Sites in Rocky Ridge and North Shore can now be reserved for arrival dates of May 1st or beyond. Sites in all other campgrounds can now be reserved for arrival dates beginning on May 8th or beyond. Reservations can be made 3 days to 6 months in advance of your arrival. The showers, flush facilities and laundry facilities at the Camper Services Building open for the season on May 1st

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Beaching Your Boat
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramps
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Camper Services Bldg
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Available
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Equip. Rentals
  • Fishing Licenses Sold
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Laundry Facilities (May 1st - September 30th)
  • Marina
  • Nature Study Exhibits
  • Parking
  • Pay Phones Available
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Proximity To Camp Serv.
  • Sailing And Sailboarding
  • Showers (May 1st - September 30th)
  • Skating
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Some Natural Shade in Rocky Ridge C & E Loops and Backcountry
  • Store (Retail)
  • Toilet, Flush (May 1st - September 30th)
  • Water Fill Up Station
  • Wildlife Watching Opportunity
Alerts and Important Information
Eleven Mile Reservoir is open to boating. The North Shore Boat Ramp is open daily from ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset. The Witcher’s Cove Boat Ramp will open for the season on May 22nd. Nighttime boating is prohibited. Nearby Spinney Mountain State Park and Reservoir is also open for the season.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.93556, -105.50083
38°56'8"N, 105°30'3"W

From Colorado Springs take Hwy 24 west for 38 miles through Lake George. West of Lake George, turn left (south) on County Rd 90 and follow it for four miles. From that point, continue south on County Rd 92 for six miles to the park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ELEVEN MILE STATE PARK
4229 COUNTY RD. 92
LAKE GEORGE  CO  80827-9201

Phone Number:

Information:  (719)748-3401
Please contact the park office at 719-748-3401 with any questions or concerns.