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Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in CO.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Colorado to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing.

Aurora
- Aurora Reservoir

Boulder
- Boulder Reservoir
- Fairgrounds Lake
- Gross Reservoir
- Harper Lake
- Lagerman Reservoir
- Pella Crossing
- Stearns Lake
- Walden Ponds
- Walker Ranch

Burlington
- Browns Lake

Colorado Springs
- Memorial Park
- Rampart Reservoir

Denver
- Arvada Reservoir
- Bear Creek Lake Park
- Berkeley Park Lake
- Birdland Lake
- Brighton City Park
- Garland Park
- Huston Lake Park
- Jewel Park Pond
- Lake Arbor
- Overland Pond Park
- Rocky Mountain Lake Park
- Quincy Reservoir
- Sloan's Lake Park
- Ward Road Pond
- Washington Park

Durango
- Memorial Park
- Rank Park
- Riverfront Park
- Santa Rita Park
- Schneider Park

Fort Collins
- Horsetooth Reservoir
- Swede Lake

Fountain
- Willow Springs Ponds, in Fountain Creek Regional Park

Granby
- Shadow Mountain Lake

Loveland
- Carter Lake

Pueblo
- Lake Pueblo State Park

Ice fishing can also be fun for kids. Check here for a list of favorite ice fishing lakes in the state.

Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.

Additional Information

Visit Colorado Parks & Wildlife recommendations for places to take kids fishing in the state of CO.

 

Youngsters with their prized catch


Snider catfish

 

Michael Snider

Holds a stringer of catfish he caught on worms at Geneva Lake in Littleton Colorado.


Bass caught by Colter Cordell Carnley

 

Colter Cordell Carnley

At age 6, Colter shows off a nice bass he caught all by himself at Echo Lake at Pagosa Springs, Colorado.


Martinez with his trout

 

Michael Martinez Snider

This 5 years old, caught a nice rainbow trout using Captain America powerbait at Centennial Lake in Colorado.


Take a kid fishing and bring your camera!

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.

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ID Kids Fishing IL Kids Fishing IN Kids Fishing KS Kids Fishing KY Kids Fishing LA Kids Fishing MA Kids Fishing MD Kids Fishing ME Kids Fishing MI Kids Fishing MN Kids Fishing MO Kids Fishing MS Kids Fishing
MT Kids Fishing NC Kids Fishing ND Kids Fishing NE Kids Fishing NH Kids Fishing NJ Kids Fishing NM Kids Fishing NV Kids Fishing NY Kids Fishing OH Kids Fishing OK Kids Fishing OR Kids Fishing PA Kids Fishing
RI Kids Fishing SC Kids Fishing SD Kids Fishing TN Kids Fishing TX Kids Fishing UT Kids Fishing VA Kids Fishing VT Kids Fishing WA Kids Fishing WI Kids Fishing WV Kids Fishing WY Kids Fishing
 

Help us identify youth fishing spots in CO.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.