Lake Fork joins the Conejos River at the junction of Forest Roads #250 and #105. Forest Road #103 provides access to the Lake Fork Trail #716, which parallels the stream to Big Lake. Fishing is limited to "flies and lures--catch and release" to protect Rio Grande cutthroat stocked in these waters. Lake Fork Campground offers easy access to the stream.
Directions from Lake Fork Trail: Lake Fork joins the Conejos River at the junction of Forest Roads #250 and #105. Forest Road #103 provides access to the Lake Fork Trail #716, which parallels the stream to Big Lake.
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Lake Fork Campground
Conejos River - The Conejos River provides more than 30 stream miles of high quality wild trout fishing. The Conejos River has more public fishing access along its length than any other major river in Colorado.
Conejos River Road - FR 250 Scenic Drive - Forest Road 250 is a graded dirt road that follows the Conejos River from Highway 17 to Platoro, crosses Stunner Pass, and then descends to the San Luis Valley along the Alamosa River.
Lake Fork Campground - Lake Fork Campground is 7 miles south of Platoro on the Conejos River. There are 17 campsites with tables and grates.