Evans Trout Fishing
Grandma & Grandpa's
Pond in Idaho Springs, Colorado
Idaho Springs, CO 80453
45 minutes from Denver and
4 miles south of Idaho Springs on Highway 103 (Exit 240 off
I-70), Mt. Evans Trout Fishing is nestled in a mountain canyon
along Chicago Creek, a sunny retreat against the backdrop
of green wooded mountainsides…your family fishing headquarters!
A great way to introduce your child to the sport, the whole
family can have a fun-filled day of fishing at Grandma & Grandpa's Fishing Pond. Because
it is a private pond, no license is required.
At 8,700 feet in elevation, our fresh, clean mountain air and temperate
sunny climate provide a fun stop for travelers or a never-to-be-forgotten
day for the whole family. Our well-stocked lake, including trophy-size
fighters, is handicap accessible with easy walk-on access. Bring
along a picnic lunch and enjoy the beauty of our wooded picnic
area with tables alongside the cool waters of Chicago Creek.
also live at Grandma & Grandpa's Fishing Pond.
These unique and friendly animals enjoy visitors and love children.
They have such friendly, adorable personalities and would love
to visit with you. So come on by anytime to visit these unique
and interesting animals.
Rustic mountain log cabins are
available for those wanting to extend their stay
and take in the natural beauty of this area of
the Rocky Mountains.
At 14,240 feet, Mount Evans is within a few minute's drive via The
Mount Evans Scenic Byway – the highest paved automobile
road in the United States. Often called The Road into the Sky,
this breathtaking drive climbs from 8,700 feet at Idaho Springs,
passes by the Trout Pond at 4 miles, and ascends another 10 miles
up to the summit of Mount Evans over 14,000 feet. All this in a
mere 14 miles!
After taking in spectacular views and the Mountain
Goats and Bighorn Sheep that greet you at the top, return to
Grandma & Grandpa's
Fishing Pond for a relaxing evening of fishing fun and stargazing.
Nearby Idaho Springs also offers a variety of services, shopping,
World-Famous Rocky Mountain Rainbow Trout provide
a treat that cannot be duplicated. The thrill of a Rainbow
hitting your line, watching him jump clear out of the water
as you reel him in, and finally landing a pan-sized beauty
is sport unexcelled. The delicate flavor and solid meat of
these trout raised in icy mountain waters is incomparable,
far superior to trout sold in grocery stores. Poles, bait,
fish cleaning and friendly help are available. No License!
No Limit! So come on by for a few minutes or for a whole day
of fun and take home a tasty treat unsurpassed.
sure to bring your camera!