Excellent Places for Fly Fishing in Colorado Springs

Summertime is coming, and this offers up an excellent array of outdoor recreational fun! Folks travel from all over the world and descend on Colorado Springs for a fantastic fly-fishing experience. Whether you are staying at The Broadmoor, another resort in the area, or are local, these are some excellent places for fly fishing in Colorado Springs.

THE BROADMOOR FLY FISHING CAMP

You have finally made it to Colorado Springs and The Broadmoor, ready to experience excellent fly-fishing. Next up, an awesome adventure taking you 75 minutes to the west and over to the Tarryall River. The five-mile stretch of this famed river provides Colorado Springs visitors an outstanding exclusive escape to indulge in world-class fishing, exquisite dining, and accommodations. While on this retreat, you will be able to view the beauty of the neighboring 120,000 acres of the Lost Creek Wilderness. Professional guides of The Broadmoor traverse you through these fantastic waters.

Fishing for wild brown and brook trout has never been more amazing. Five miles of a private river location, surrounded by timbered canyons and meticulously grassy green meadows, is a great way to highlight your fly-fishing style, whether it is dry flies or nymphs.

Camping at The Broadmoor Fly Fishing Camp is fantastic for a quick overnight stay, corporate meeting retreats, and those annual family reunions. Enjoy the wraparound deck at the Main Lodge, along with relaxation and meals, while seven rustic cabins await your arrival.

Other activities to enjoy while here includes hiking, horseback riding, and viewing the superb Colorado wildlife, so do not forget your camera!

11 MILE RESERVOIR

The 11-mile reservoir is the perfect spot for those that may be new to fly-fishing. It is also a great place to spend an afternoon relaxing. With waters that are known to be calming and peaceful, the beautiful Colorado Springs scenery offers a great way to learn or work on your fly-fishing skills.

Those with their equipment can experience the 11-mile reservoir and make a day out of it. Others that may not be able to access a fly-fishing rod or are visiting have the option for a guided tour. Another perk of this reservoir is breathtaking Rocky Mountain views.

ARKANSAS RIVER

When you drop a line in glistening waters, the feeling is warm and fuzzy, fly-fishing in Colorado Springs, and the Arkansas River up that feeling. It does not matter if you are standing on the riverbanks, in the middle of the river, casting your line in these pristine waters get you closer to the largest trout your eyes have seen.

SOUTH PLATTE RIVER

The South Platte River is considered a paradise for fly-fishing and fishers. Accessing the river is relatively easy, and there is a tremendous amount of fish, including rainbow trout and brown trout. Flowing through Cheesman Canyon, you will experience in streams, large boulders that have fallen from the canyon walls. With the unique exfoliated granite, unique shapes created, these are spectacular items that could draw your focus from the river. During weekends and various times throughout the week, the South Platte River becomes crowded, so factor this as you set out on your outdoor fly-fishing adventure.

CONCLUSION

It does not matter if you are a beginner or advanced fly-fisherman; these exciting places for fly-fishing in Colorado Springs are excellent for dropping a line. The trout will be waiting for you whether you are out on a solo adventure or a guided excursion.

Safer Outdoors–Outdoor Activities to Improve Your Health During COVID-19

Venturing out to the great outdoors regularly can have a positive, lasting impact on physical health, but in the era of COVID-19, it’s even more important to get out there and embrace the fresh air. While the coronavirus pandemic has caused the closure of many forms of indoor entertainment, outdoor activities have become a great source of comfort for millions. According to scientists, the outdoors is also the least likely place to contract COVID-19, so long as social distancing measures are followed. Colorado Springs provides the perfect backdrop for exciting, outdoor adventure, and at Broadmoor Outfitters, it’s our mission to craft one-of-a-kind experiences our guests will never forget. Here are a few Colorado Springs activities to help improve your mental and physical well-being during difficult times.  

 

Colorado Springs Hiking Adventures

Colorado Springs and surrounding areas house some of the most beautiful hiking trails in North America. With many gyms still closed to patrons, hiking serves as a fantastic source of exercise and an opportunity to enjoy the incredible fresh air that Colorado Springs has to offer. Broadmoor Outfitters has a number of guided hiking trails to ensure a safe, serene trip for everyone hoping to get moving amid COVID-19. Our guides are able to provide a wonderful experience, all while taking appropriate cautions to ensure guests’ safety is always top of mind. 

 

Broadmoor Outfitters Biking Tours

Biking around Garden of the Gods while the sun shines upon you is one of the best ways to escape the confines of your home. Not only does biking burn calories, but it’s also one of the best ways to take in the beauty of Colorado Springs. Broadmoor Outfitters hosts various biking tours to help you make the most of your time in the city. With Pike’s Peak off in the distance, our late afternoon and sunset make for the perfect memory for you and/or loved ones. 

 

Zip Lining Courses 

Nothing screams “fresh air” like flying through it at 500 ft.! Our Colorado Springs zip-lining adventures are ideal for the adrenaline-seekers among us, or anyone hoping to escape the indoors for some much-needed physical activity. Breeze by some of Colorado’s most magnificent natural landscapes on any one of our zip-lining adventures. We have multiple courses to choose from to ensure a spectacular view. 

 

Rock Climbing Excursions

At Broadmoor Outfitters, we always play it safe, but that’s not to say we don’t like to be daring. Our Colorado Springs rock climbing tours offer the chance to put your physical and mental skills to the test. Colorado Springs natural rock formations allow for some of the most thrilling rock climbing in the U.S., and we’re proud to offer a variety of rock climbing tours to accommodate varying skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner or of a more advanced skill set, we’ve got a rock just for you. 

 

There has never been a better time for outdoor enjoyment, and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve got in store for you. Call us to book your next Colorado Springs outdoor adventure.  

Top Outdoor Tours in Colorado Springs

Top Outdoor Tours in Colorado Springs

 

Colorado Springs and the great outdoors are synonymous. With so many amazing outdoor activities in and around Colorado Springs, where is an adventure-lover to begin? Broadmoor Outfitters is thrilled to offer a variety of exciting tours and activities for Colorado Springs visitors to enjoy. Our outdoor tours are carefully crafted to provide guests a one-of-a-kind adventure that embodies the very best of Colorful Colorado. Whether you’re seeking an adrenaline-pumping activity like zip lining or a leisurely, scenic bike tour to soak in all of the city’s awesome sights and sounds, these top-rated outdoor tours are bound to renew your love and appreciation of the outdoors.

 

Colorado Springs Zip Lining Tours

There are few more exhilarating activities than zip lining, but it’s certainly not for the faint of heart! Colorado Springs offers some of the most beautiful zip lining excursions in the world, and we take great care to craft zip lining experiences you’ll never forget. Soar across Colorado’s majestic canyons at heights of up to 500 ft., then finish the day with a bite at one of Colorado Springs cocktail bars or restaurants. We offer several zip lining course options across varying skill levels for optimal enjoyment.
Read more about our zip lining courses here.

 

 

Falconry Experiences

Set your sights on the skies when you embark on one of our Colorado Springs falconry Experiences! The Colorado wilderness is a superb spot for spotting all kinds of wildlife and bird species, with falcons roaming the sky above at any given moment. Our special falconry tours are appropriate for all ages, and are sure to deliver some exceptional sightings. You’ll learn about the history of falconry, and how to practice the art of falconry on your own.

 

 

Wild West Experience

The state of Colorado is rich in old, Wild West history. At Broadmoor Outfitters, it’s our goal to deliver unique, memorable experiences for Colorado Springs visitors, and our Wild West Experience checks all the boxes in terms of a one-of-a-kind adventure. Embark on a journey through the Wild West where you’ll encounter all kinds of exciting sights and locations. Travel back in time as our guides show you the extraordinary history surrounding Colorado Springs.

 

 

Colorado Springs Guided Biking Tours

Colorado Springs biking navigates some of the most sought-after biking trails in the state. Our Broadmoor Outfitters guided biking tours are ideal for out-of-town visitors and Colorado Springs residents hoping to make the most of their time outdoors. These guided biking tours will take you through some of the city’s most breathtaking hot spots, while the famed Garden of the Gods and Pike’s Peak serve as a stunning backdrop to your adventure. Our guided biking tours, led by experienced professionals, are appropriate for different age and fitness levels, giving everyone the chance to truly admire the beauty to be found in Colorado Springs.

 

If you’re ready to start planning your Colorado Springs outdoor activities, Broadmoor Outfitters is ready to help. We have a wide variety of tours to accommodate groups large and small. Call us to book your Colorado Springs tour today.