Isabelle is a beautiful lake fed by the snows of Isabelle Glacier in the Indian
Peaks Wilderness. This deep lake contains rainbow trout. Most of its shoreline
is accessible for fishing. Some sections have steep rocks down to the shore.
It is a popular destination for day hikers and can be crowded at times. Camping
is not permitted in this Travel Zone. Fisherman must use artificial flies
and lures only.
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Isabelle is located in the Indian Peaks Wilderness and can be reached via the
Pawnee Pass Trail. Take Highway 72 north from Nederland for approximately eight
miles to Ward. Turn west on Forest Road 112 and travel about five miles to the
Brainard Lake Recreation Area and the Long Lake Trailhead. Hike 2.1 miles to
the east end of the lake. The Isabelle Glacier Trail travels along the north
side of the lake.
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