Martin Lake, Walsenburg Colorado - Martin offers a very diverse fishery amidst a popular recreation lake, and is often overlooked by fishermen because of it. Species in Martin Lake: Rainbow Trout, Channel Catfish, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto), Northern Pike, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Saugeye, Bluegill
Martin Reservoir, 180 acres in size, is located within Lathrop, Colorado’s very first state park. The Spanish Peaks overshadow this high plains grassland dotted with piñon and juniper. Visitors to t... Log into read more...
Getting there: Travel west on Highway 160 for a few miles from Walsenburg, turn right into the State Park. From the entrance parking area and offices, turn left then right to head to the boat ramp, or turn right to wind around the eastern and northern sides of the lake.
Pinon Campground has 82 campsites and features pull-through or back-in paved sites, paved roads, up to 50-amp electrical hookups, firepits, and picnic tables. It also has new restrooms and pay showers in each loop. Public water hydrants are located throughout the campground but do not allow for individual hookup, and a dump station is available. Trash receptacles are located at the entrance to each of the campground’s four loops. Handicap sites are also available. Children will enjoy the centrally located playground, and evening programs can be enjoyed in the Pinon amphitheater every Friday and Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The golf course is also within walking distance. Courtesy of Colorado State Parks
Yucca Campground is non-electric. It has 21 back-in campsites providing a basic camping experience with gravel roads, vault toilets, water hydrants throughout the campground, and a dump station. Each site has a picnic table and a firepit . This area can accommodate tents and small camping units such as pop-up campers, camper vans, pickup trucks with camper tops, and small RV’s. Trash receptacles are provided at the campground entrance. Courtesy of Colorado State Parks