Public Fishing Access

The Roaring Fork Valley offers some of the finest fly fishing in Colorado, and Carbondale lies in the heart of it. Sitting at the confluence of the Roaring Fork and Crystal Rivers, and only a 15-minute drive to both the Colorado and Frying Pan Rivers, Carbondale serves as the perfect base-camp for anglers wanting to explore our remarkable fisheries. Learn more.

Be respectful of property lines while fishing and you must have a fishing license. Carbondale parks that offer fishing access are: Bob Terrell State WildlifeArea & Boat Ramp, Riverfront Park, Stairway park and Catherine Store Road (the bridge/boat launch area).