Welcome to San Isabel, Colorado!

We are excited you are considering coming to enjoy our mountains at over 8,500’ in elevation.  The less traveled Colorado Frontier Highway 165 offers beautiful scenery and recreation year-round.  San Isabel is just 25 minutes west northwest of I-25 at Colorado City.  There is so much history in the area (Check out our About page to learn more) and loads of outdoor fun for the whole family.  Fishing, paddle boarding, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, dirt-biking, atv-ing, natural water slides,…are just some of the great options for outdoor recreation.  There are also several attractions in the area like Bishop’s Castle and The Great Sand Dunes National Monument.

We have lodging options for everyone!  We offer 20 fully-furnished rustic cabin rentals at The Pine Lodge and The Lodge that are easy load up the car and go stays.  Click on Lodging Options to see which cabin rental options are available!

If camping is more your speed, check out Aspen Acres Campground just 2 miles up the road with 40+ full hook-up sites for your RV or camper, a beautifully renovated bathhouse, 8 sleeper cabins that sleep 4, a park model that sleeps 6, the Aspen Cabin that sleeps 7, 4 glamping tents, and tent camping options.

The Lodge at San Isabel - Cabin Rentals - Restaurant - General Store
The Lodge at San Isabel - Rye Colorado Restaurant

Restaurant currently closed  and undergoing a "facelift".  We will be opening soon!

Deluxe Cabin Rentals

We have different size cabin rentals for everyone!  Try out our honeymoon cabin rental made for 2, or bring the family and we can accommodate families with 4 person and 6 person mountain cabin rentals. All of our cabins come with a bathroom and shower, with some of our larger models with an extra bathroom or tub. Most of our cabins come with furnished kitchens as well.

The Lodge at San Isabel - Cabin Rentals - Secluded Cabins
The Lodge at San Isabel - Rye Colorado Boat Rentals

San Isabel Lake Boat Rentals

Not available YET...

We are not renting boats at this time.  You can bring up your own non-motorized watercraft to enjoy the lake.  People often bring up row boats, kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards.  Remember your lifejacket!

Pristine Colorado Mountain Lake

Come check out our Pristine Colorado Mountain Lake for your next fishing adventure!  The lake is frequently stocked with several different kind of trout.  Our store sells CPW fishing licenses and bait for your convenience.

The Lodge at San Isabel - Rye Colorado Pristine Mountain Lake

Cabins

Honeymoon Cabins

Check out our cabins for 2!

Check out our cabins!

Attractions

Looking for fun?

Check out the local attractions to see why everyone comes to Colorado!

Local Attractions

Things to do

Ready to Explore?

Hiking, Biking, ATV, Fishing, Rafting, Horseback Riding and we can go on...

Things to do
Rye Colorado - Local Attractions Bishop Castle

Bishops Castle

See Jim Bishop's creation.  His one-man built castle is described as "elaborate and intricate". Located in the Colorado wilderness, it is a popular sight to see.  Free tours available.

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve has the tallest sand dunes in North America and cover about 30 square miles.  While they are not the closest attraction to Aspen Acres, if you are from out of town or have not yet experienced them, the great sand dunes are a must for your bucket list!

Rye Colorado - Local Attractions Great Sand Dunes National Park
Rye Colorado - Local Fly Fishing Tours

Mountain Fishing

While Lake Isabel is just a short walk away, there are lots of waterways for you to explore.  Be sure to check out our short list of nearby lakes and rivers.

Mountain Trails

The San Isabel National forest has no shortage of trails for every type of enthusiast. Our mountains have plenty of trails for hiking, mountain biking, off road vehicles, camping, backpacking, bird watching, nature hikes and YES, we even have KID FRIENDLY Trails.  We have created a list of trails to explore that are in proximity to Aspen Acres campground.

Rye Colorado -Local Trails for OHV, Hiking, Mountain Biking and Horseback Riding

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