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Guide to fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, kokanee salmon and northern pike at Taylor Park Reservoir in Colorado.

Taylor Park Reservoir

This 2,000 surface-acre lake is on the Gunnison River just twenty miles from Gunnison, CO. Fishing enthusiasts have a variety of fish species to pursue, including three types of trout plus salmon and pike. Taylor Park Reservoir has much to offer outdoor enthusiasts whether on land or on water. Boating, hiking, picnicking, canoeing and fishing opportunities draw visitors from far and wide. Taylor Park Marina, located on the southern part of the lake, has rental boats, fishing gear, a restaurant, camping, lodging, shopping and a spectacular view.

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Taylor Park Reservoir, nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable angling experience. The reservoir is renowned for its excellent fishing opportunities and the abundance of fish species that inhabit its waters. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of species, including rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, lake trout, and kokanee salmon. With its pristine waters and diverse fish population, Taylor Park Reservoir offers a perfect setting for anglers of all skill levels to reel in their prized catches.

Taylor Park Reservoir, with its exceptional fishing opportunities, thrilling boating experiences, and scenic camping options, offers a complete outdoor retreat for nature lovers. Whether you're an avid angler, a boating enthusiast, or simply seeking a peaceful camping getaway, Taylor Park Reservoir in Colorado provides a picturesque setting to indulge in your favorite activities while immersing yourself in the beauty of the reservoir and the majestic Rocky Mountains that surround it.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Colorado

Fish Species in Taylor Park Reservoir, CO

Rainbow trout Brown trout Lake trout Kokanee salmon Northern pike

Taylor Park Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rentals: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Concessions: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Boating on Taylor Park Reservoir is a popular activity, allowing visitors to fully explore the vast expanse of the lake and enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery that surrounds it. The reservoir permits motorized boats, making it an ideal spot for water sports enthusiasts. Boaters can engage in activities such as water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing while taking in the stunning views of the surrounding peaks. Non-motorized watercraft like kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards are also welcome, providing a peaceful and environmentally friendly way to navigate the reservoir's calm waters. Boat ramps are available for convenient access to the water, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable boating experience.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Taylor Park Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoons
970 641-2922


Taylor Park Marina
21700 Co Rd 742
Almont, CO 81210
970 641-2922

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Taylor Park Marina Boat Launch
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Click here for a Colorado fishing license.

Camping near Taylor Park Reservoir offers a chance to extend the outdoor adventure and immerse oneself in the natural beauty of the area. The reservoir boasts several campgrounds that cater to different camping preferences, ranging from tent camping to RV camping with electrical hookups. Campers can enjoy the serene surroundings, the fresh mountain air, and the opportunity to witness stunning sunsets over the water. With amenities such as picnic areas, fire pits, and restroom facilities, camping near Taylor Park Reservoir provides a comfortable and convenient experience for outdoor enthusiasts.

Closest Campgrounds & RV Parks

Lakeview Campground - 970 642-0566

Rivers End Campground - 970 874-6600

Taylor Park Reservoir CO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Taylor Park Reservoir
21212 Colorado Rd 742
Almont, CO 81210
970 641-0471


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