Swimming : Swimming and wading in Quail Lake is strictly prohibited outside of designated areas.
Location: Quail Lake , 915 Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. (Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.
Los Angeles County
Quail Lake is a warm water fishery that’s regularly stocked by the state wildlife division. While rainbow trout are common in spring and early summer when the water temperature is cool, most fisherman catch fish like channel catfish , green sunfish , bluegill , wiper, and striped bass .
Swimming locations: Cottonwood Creek Family Center YMCA. 3920 Dublin Blvd. Colorado Springs , CO 80918. Prospect Lake Beach (Outdoor) 619 Prospect Lake Dr. Colorado Springs , CO 80910. Wilson Ranch Pool (Outdoor) 2335 Allegheny Drive. Colorado Springs , CO 80919. Portal Pool (Outdoor) 3535 North Hancock Ave.
QUAIL LAKE : Open . The striper bite has been fair to good, especially for anglers fishing the inlet area on the north shore, which is a fair walk or bicycle ride from the parking area at the outlet.
There is a single lake , Prospect Lake in Memorial Park, in which swimming is allowed, and swimmers can go beyond the ropes at the beach only once a week, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, because the lake is opened to boats on other nights.
Rampart Reservoir is a 500-surface-acre lake northwest of Colorado Springs. It’s a locals’ favorite for fishing, camping, hiking and mountain biking, and it’s also a stunning destination for flat-water kayaking and canoeing .
Swimming or wading by humans and pets is prohibited. The trailheads for mountain bikers are located at the North and South Catamount Reservoir parking lots. From these locations, mountain bikers can enjoy riding on approximately 10 miles of gravel roadways, several logging roads, and single track trails.
Rampart Reservoir. Rampart Reservoir is a 500-surface-acre lake northwest of Colorado Springs . Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center. North Slope Recreation Area. Manitou Lake Recreation Area.