Best lakes in Colorado Springs

Check out the top lakes in Colorado Springs, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Broadmoor Hotel
1. Broadmoor Hotel
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55 local reviews
Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs
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Tosha
Visit Colorado’s only 5-star hotel – the grounds are absolutely beautiful! The Broadmoor is about 20-25…
Rachel
The Broadmoor is a hotel and resort in the Old Broadmoor neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The…
Sunday
The Broadmoor Hotel is just absolutely breathtaking. Just pull into the hotel where you will be stopped by a…
1. Broadmoor Hotel
1. Broadmoor Hotel
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55 local reviews
Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs
Tosha
Tosha
Visit Colorado’s only 5-star hotel – the grounds are absolutely beautiful! The Broadmoor is about 20-25 minutes away from our Cottage. Go…
Rachel
Rachel
The Broadmoor is a hotel and resort in the Old Broadmoor neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Broadmoor is a member of Historic…
Sunday
Sunday
The Broadmoor Hotel is just absolutely breathtaking. Just pull into the hotel where you will be stopped by a friendly attendant and tell…
2. The Broadmoor
2. The Broadmoor
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50 local reviews
1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs
+1 800-755-5011
LodgingRestaurantPoint of interest
Michelle
This historic, five diamond resort is just below the cabin. You can either frequent one of the many…
Heather
A MUST-SEE for any tourist! One of the oldest establishments in Colorado Springs, and arguably one of the…
Chris And Anna
The Broadmoor is one of our favorite places to go in town when we just want a pleasant experience. We like to…
2. The Broadmoor
2. The Broadmoor
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50 local reviews
1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs
+1 800-755-5011
Michelle
Michelle
This historic, five diamond resort is just below the cabin. You can either frequent one of the many restaurants (The Summit and Ristorante…
Heather
Heather
A MUST-SEE for any tourist! One of the oldest establishments in Colorado Springs, and arguably one of the Most Beautiful! Lovely grounds,…
Chris And Anna
Chris And Anna
The Broadmoor is one of our favorite places to go in town when we just want a pleasant experience. We like to valet park, get a coffee/hot…
3. Palmer Lake
3. Palmer Lake
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9 local reviews
Palmer Lake, Palmer Lake
LocalityPolitical
Lesley
Small mountain town just off I25 just North of colorado Springs. Enjoy the unbeatable parade for 4th of July!…
Wendy
The drive on highway 105 from Castle Rock to Palmer Lake and Monument is absolutely beautiful! Don't miss it!…
Hilary
Cross over the Railroad tracks to the Lake. There is a .8 mile loop around the lake. Great birding. Disc Golf…
3. Palmer Lake
3. Palmer Lake
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9 local reviews
Palmer Lake, Palmer Lake
Lesley
Lesley
Small mountain town just off I25 just North of colorado Springs. Enjoy the unbeatable parade for 4th of July! Jump in the 4 miler starting…
Wendy
Wendy
The drive on highway 105 from Castle Rock to Palmer Lake and Monument is absolutely beautiful! Don't miss it! Wet your whistle at one of…
Hilary
Hilary
Cross over the Railroad tracks to the Lake. There is a .8 mile loop around the lake. Great birding. Disc Golf course, gazebo, boat launch,…
4. Red Rock Canyon Open Space
4. Red Rock Canyon Open Space
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130 local reviews
3550 W High St, Colorado Springs
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 719-385-5940
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Nicole
I love this location because it is nearby and there are trail maps so visitors will not get lost. If you hike…
Haelee & Matt
Beautiful, jagged red rock formations and a lake in the center of the open meadow. Easy hike down low, or…
Rachel
Great mountain biking and hiking in this open space state park. Beautiful views and has a lake as well.
4. Red Rock Canyon Open Space
4. Red Rock Canyon Open Space
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130 local reviews
3550 W High St, Colorado Springs
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 719-385-5940
Nicole
Nicole
I love this location because it is nearby and there are trail maps so visitors will not get lost. If you hike in far enough, you'll find a…
Haelee & Matt
Haelee & Matt
Beautiful, jagged red rock formations and a lake in the center of the open meadow. Easy hike down low, or climb up to the top of the rocks!
Rachel
Rachel
Great mountain biking and hiking in this open space state park. Beautiful views and has a lake as well.
5. Fox Run Regional Park
5. Fox Run Regional Park
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26 local reviews
2110 Stella Drive, Colorado Springs
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 719-520-7529
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Kristine
Great dog park. Lots of trees, picnic tables, large and small dog park. Go to either one. Children's…
Lorraine
Great swings for the kids. Go for a hike and stroll around the lake with a gazebo. Pack a picnic lunch and…
Tarrah
Hiking trails, lakes, playgrounds, Dog parks!
5. Fox Run Regional Park
5. Fox Run Regional Park
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26 local reviews
2110 Stella Drive, Colorado Springs
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 719-520-7529
Kristine
Kristine
Great dog park. Lots of trees, picnic tables, large and small dog park. Go to either one. Children's play area, small lake, beautiful…
Lorraine
Lorraine
Great swings for the kids. Go for a hike and stroll around the lake with a gazebo. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful green…
Tarrah
Tarrah
Hiking trails, lakes, playgrounds, Dog parks!
6. Green Mountain Falls
6. Green Mountain Falls
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7 local reviews
Green Mountain Falls, Green Mountain Falls
LocalityPolitical
Caryn
Just a beautiful little mountain town built around a small lake and charming gazebo...you may even catch a…
Heather
Check out the Pantry (restaurant) in Green Mountain Falls for an awesome, down-home breakfast. Then take a…
Sarah
Quaint little village 5 minutes west of us with restaurants, parks, lake, hiking, and beautiful mountain…
6. Green Mountain Falls
6. Green Mountain Falls
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7 local reviews
Green Mountain Falls, Green Mountain Falls
Caryn
Caryn
Just a beautiful little mountain town built around a small lake and charming gazebo...you may even catch a wedding in progress...! You…
Heather
Heather
Check out the Pantry (restaurant) in Green Mountain Falls for an awesome, down-home breakfast. Then take a walk around the lake and soak up…
Sarah
Sarah
Quaint little village 5 minutes west of us with restaurants, parks, lake, hiking, and beautiful mountain scenery.
7. Resevoir Trailhead
7. Resevoir Trailhead
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10 local reviews
Resevoir Trailhead, Palmer Lake
ParkingPoint of interestEstablishment
Jeremiah
Palmer Lake Reservoir Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Palmer Lake,…
Sarah
A nice hike to a beautiful lake. I love to hike up and take a picnic lunch or dinner and enjoy the peace and…
Luisa And JJ
Very scenic hike to the Palmer Lake Reservoir.
7. Resevoir Trailhead
7. Resevoir Trailhead
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10 local reviews
Resevoir Trailhead, Palmer Lake
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
Palmer Lake Reservoir Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Palmer Lake, Colorado that features a lake…
Sarah
Sarah
A nice hike to a beautiful lake. I love to hike up and take a picnic lunch or dinner and enjoy the peace and quiet.
Luisa And JJ
Luisa And JJ
Very scenic hike to the Palmer Lake Reservoir.
8. Monument Lake
8. Monument Lake
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7 local reviews
Monument Lake, Monument
Natural featureEstablishment
Janet
Local, fun, beautiful and you're almost assured trout to catch as they stock it monthly. First June Saturdays…
James & Kalene
Fun little lake for fishing, paddle boarding and enjoying the outdoors!
Matthew
Fishing Lake, Paddle Sports Allowed, Pavilions
8. Monument Lake
8. Monument Lake
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7 local reviews
Monument Lake, Monument
Janet
Janet
Local, fun, beautiful and you're almost assured trout to catch as they stock it monthly. First June Saturdays they give out free kids' rods…
James & Kalene
James & Kalene
Fun little lake for fishing, paddle boarding and enjoying the outdoors!
Matthew
Matthew
Fishing Lake, Paddle Sports Allowed, Pavilions
9. Prospect Lake
9. Prospect Lake
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3 local reviews
Prospect Lake, Colorado Springs
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Drew
Memorial Park and Prospect Lake are a fun place to take the kids. Lots of playground areas.
Terry & Alika
Fishing and picnic site. Also has a great kids playground on both long sides of the lake.
Jutta
Lake for watersports inside Memorial Park, also has a Beach House with beach for swimmers
9. Prospect Lake
9. Prospect Lake
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3 local reviews
Prospect Lake, Colorado Springs
Drew
Drew
Memorial Park and Prospect Lake are a fun place to take the kids. Lots of playground areas.
Terry & Alika
Terry & Alika
Fishing and picnic site. Also has a great kids playground on both long sides of the lake.
Jutta
Jutta
Lake for watersports inside Memorial Park, also has a Beach House with beach for swimmers
10. Speedtrap
10. Speedtrap
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20 local reviews
84-2 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 719-488-2007
BarRestaurantFood
Jeremiah
Heading west towards the mountains, you'll find the quaint town of Palmer Lake. Nestled next to the…
Shelly
Such a cool hole in the wall in the sleepy gem of a town, Palmer Lake. Take a walk around the lake after…
Susan
Small venue with an excellent breakfast menu, unique menu items for lunch and dinner and live music. Really…
10. Speedtrap
10. Speedtrap
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20 local reviews
84-2 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 719-488-2007
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
Heading west towards the mountains, you'll find the quaint town of Palmer Lake. Nestled next to the mountains, there is a small lake with…
Shelly
Shelly
Such a cool hole in the wall in the sleepy gem of a town, Palmer Lake. Take a walk around the lake after breakfast! I love the crepes and…
Susan
Susan
Small venue with an excellent breakfast menu, unique menu items for lunch and dinner and live music. Really a small town taste of Palmer…
11. Bella Panini
11. Bella Panini
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14 local reviews
4 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 719-481-3244
RestaurantFoodStore
Christie
Best home grown Italian restaurant in the Tri Lakes area located in near by Palmer Lake.
Shelly
Perfect setting for a romantic dinner in the small town of palmer lake.
Jay
Great Italian located in a quaint old house in Palmer Lake!
11. Bella Panini
11. Bella Panini
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14 local reviews
4 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 719-481-3244
Christie
Christie
Best home grown Italian restaurant in the Tri Lakes area located in near by Palmer Lake.
Shelly
Shelly
Perfect setting for a romantic dinner in the small town of palmer lake.
Jay
Jay
Great Italian located in a quaint old house in Palmer Lake!
12. Rampart Reservoir
12. Rampart Reservoir
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8 local reviews
Rampart Reservoir
Natural featureEstablishment
Susan
This mountain reservoir accessible from Woodland Park is a great place to take a breathtaking hike. For the…
Matthew
Fishing Lake, Boating Allowed, Hiking Trails
12. Rampart Reservoir
12. Rampart Reservoir
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8 local reviews
Rampart Reservoir
Susan
Susan
This mountain reservoir accessible from Woodland Park is a great place to take a breathtaking hike. For the more enthusiastic outdoor…
Matthew
Matthew
Fishing Lake, Boating Allowed, Hiking Trails