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Colorado Lakes & Reservoirs
Red Feather Lakes
The town of Red Feather Lakes is located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains 10 miles south of the Wyoming border and about 50 miles northwest of Fort Collins. Of the fourteen lakes in the area six are open to the public for fishing and boating. Some of the lakes are in the Roosevelt National Forest and others on private land.

About Bellaire Lake

Bellaire Lake is a small lake just west of Red Feather Lakes at an elevation of 8.640 feet.. It is about 10 acres in size and 13 feet deep at its deepest point. The lake contains brook, rainbow, and cutthroat trout. Rainbows and cutthroat are stocked. There is a day use area and campground next to the lake. Wheelchair access is provided around the shore.

Bellaire Lake campground is located near Red Feather Lakes at an elevation of 8,600 feet. The campground is situated in a lodge pole pine and aspen forest. There are 26 sites in the campground. All of the sites are suitable for RV camping. Most of the sites are heavily wooded and have electrical hookups. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring or grate. The maximum vehicle length that can be accommodated is 60 feet.
The roads through the campground are packed dirt. There are three water hydrants and three restrooms. All of the restrooms will accommodate disabled persons. There are several trails within the campground and a wheelchair accessible trail around Bellaire Lake. Reservations are not accepted for this campground. The season for this campground normally runs from mid May through November, depending on the weather. Check with the Forest Service (970-295-6700) for the current fees.

About Dowdy Lake

Dowdy Lake is a good sized lake near Red Feather Lakes at an elevation of 8,120 feet. The lake is approximately 104 acres in size and has a shoreline of about three miles. The maximum depth of the lake is about 28 feet. Motorized boats are permitted here. Trolling usually works best for rainbow, brown, brook, and cutthroat trout. There is a day use area with a boat ramp and a campground on the south shore.

Dowdy Lake  campground is situated around the southeast shore of Dowdy Lake. There are 62 sites in the campground. Forty eight are suitable for RV camping and fourteen are more suitable for tents. Most of the sites are in wooded areas. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring or grate. The maximum vehicle length that can be accommodated is 40 feet.
The roads through the campground are packed dirt. There are 3 water hydrants and 4 restrooms. (Restrooms can accommodate disabled persons) Reservations are accepted and can be made 5 - 240 days in advance. Some of the larger sites are double fee sites. The season for this campground normally runs from mid May through September, depending on the weather. Check with the Forest Service (970-295-6700) for the current fees.

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