Camping And Hiking At 11 Mile State Park In Colorado

in #photography5 years ago

I recently had the great opportunity to go camping with friends at Eleven Mile State Park in Colorado. The weather was beautiful and we went for a hike around the reservoir.

The State Park is located in Park County, 11 miles south of Lake George, Colorado.  The 7,662-acre park sits at an elevation of 8,600 feet. It was established in 1970 and surrounds a 3,405-acre, 5.5 mile long reservoir.  The reservoir is actually the second largest in Denver water's system and is one of the biggest bodies of water east of the Continental Divide. Fishermen frequent the area to fish for rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, and kokanee salmon.

A marina, visitors center, and over 300 campsites can be found at the park. Trails are available for both hikers and bicyclists.

According to Wikipedia, 3 small towns were submerged under the reservoir when it was built in 1933 to provide for the water needs of the city and county of Denver. 

Check out the pictures I took! 

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Great! Camping is always such a wonderful experience, being with nature, in nature days and nights all together, away from the commercial hustle bustle of the hectic n chaotic world. Lets you your hair down and relax to the core with absolute fun n excitement. Brilliant shots, just loved them all.

Brings back memeories! Did you hit garden of the gods or even 7 falls yet? Those are great places to visit 😀

how beautiful and fantastic it is to have contact with nature these images are very beautiful and the best thing is the fun you had with friends are unique moments
good night

The place looks amazing, I imagine the fun and excitement of having that contact with nature. Your photos are incredible.

Wao such a very impressive photography,you and your friends looks so beautiful,Very great experience for camping,Colorado is very beautiful place,you are so enjoying with your friends,Travels are more important for mind relaxation,Weather are to good,cloudy sky looks so beautiful,Mountains,tress,river,stones,looks so fabulous,Natural beauty always attracts the peoples,I really like your post,Thanks for sharing,

Perfect to enjoy the day on a adventurous note looks like you had an awesome day :D

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Great post. I agree with all this information. I also like camping and we often rest in such way. Nature, ocean, forest, it is very cool! But if you want to spend time with comfort you should have all necessary tools and equipment. Also don't forget to organize portable toilet for camping, it is quite important too:)

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