Dispersed
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Poage Lake Primitive Campsite
Operator
National Forest
Access
Drive In
Walk In
Hike In
Features
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Not Reservable
Location
Poage Lake Primitive Campsite is located in Colorado
Latitude
37.5021 N
Longitude
-106.6398 W
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1 Review of Poage Lake Primitive Campsite
First to Review
Poage Lake Primitive Campsite + Lake + Fishing

My friend and I made a fly fishing trip to Poage Lake. This land is part of the National Forest System and offers dispersed primitive camping. 

The Poage Lake campsite consists of a large parking area, a short trail to the lake, and the lake itself. You can disperse camp next to the parking lot. There are no services nor amenities at this campsite, so Leave No Trace principles should be applied..

There is nothing special about the campsite area other than it is conveniently located next to the beautiful Poage Lake. The lake is secluded and pristine and surrounded by old growth forest. It is an excellent place for fly fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout. 

There are no towns nor stores near the campsite, so be sure to pick up any supplies you may need in the town of South Fork, CO. There are grocery stores, gas stations and outdoor gear and fly fishing stores in South Fork. Take any water that you may need or filter water from the lake.

If you like peace and quiet this site might be for you. If you like amenities, this site probably is not your style.