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Michigan Creek & Camp Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

Jefferson, Park County, Colorado, United States of America

4 Anglers Maximum

Basic Access: $150

Cutthroat Subscriber Access: $125

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Camping Available: $50

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This property contains 1 mile of winding Michigan Creek in a beautiful open field home to a herd of Highland cattle. Camping is permitted here. Unzip your tent to the beautiful views of the South Park mountains and rolling hills. The fish are spooky but anglers can expect to net plenty of brown trout ranging from 10-14″. The creek is easily accessible with limited willows along the banks of the creek. This property is great for beginners and anglers with mobility issues.

Please allow up to 2 business days for booking confirmations.

Camping prices are per person/per day. Camping is dispersed camping. Please practice “leave no trace” principles and pack out all trash. You will need to supply your own water.  No open fires allowed.

Due to livestock and other concerns, dogs and other pets are NOT permitted on this property.

Features and Amenities

River Data

5-Day Weather Forecast

36℉ / 21℉

31℉ / 10℉

28℉ / 12℉

24℉ / 8℉

22℉ / 10℉


Reviews (8)

4.8 out of 5.0
Service 4.8
Value for Money 5.0
Location 4.9
Cleanliness 4.8
    September 19, 2022 at 11:05 am

    Me and a buddy fished this creek 09-17-2022. Lots of eager browns. The creek fished well all day. Bring your hoppers and be ready for a hook up. Thank you RareWaters!

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  • Noboru Nakamura
    June 22, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Recently I spent two days on this property for a total of 11 hours. It was one of the most pristine fishing environments I’ve been to. Access was easy and half a day would be enough to cover the entire stretch of the stream. The first day was a bit rough because of high winds and showers (the property has absolutely zero cover for the weather) but the second day was calm and beautiful. Altogether I got 4-5 fish on the hook but could net only two. It was a bit early in the season but there was mid-day surface action; 10-12 inch brown trout hit both green hoppers and parachute Adams. The ground was covered by beautiful mountain flowers as well as innumerable piles of (mostly dry) cow dung — an interesting juxtaposition!

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Value for Money

Anglers, choose how you want to experience RareWaters!

We work directly with our landowners to provide you with amazing fly fishing experiences. Choose the experience that’s right for you!


  • Skip the crowds at public fishing locations
  • Book any of our properties in exchange for a daily access fee
  • Pay as you go access fees starting at $125 per angler per day
  • Experience adventure, serenity and world-class fly fishing


  • Enjoy the perks of being a Cutthroat Subscriber
  • $25 off daily access fees for you and guests
  • Receive river flow and weather reports for every trip
  • $25 of your subscription is donated to Trout Unlimited


It’s simple. You just pay as you book. Anyone can book our locations! Property access starts at $125 per angler per day. Subscriptions aren’t required but Cutthroat subscribers enjoy perks like $25 off every booking and river reports for each trip. Spend more time on the water and let us worry about the rest!

Landowners have at least 1/2 mile of river, stream or creek running through their property. Each property is vetted by RareWaters staff to ensure a premium fly fishing experience.

Right now, we’re focused on the Western United States. But don’t worry, we plan to list properties in other states soon. Our goal is to provide you with new water access no matter where you’re traveling.

We offer subscriptions to all anglers. Subscriptions offer anglers discounted rod fees, priority booking and more. $25 of every subscription is donated to Trout Unlimited, our partners in conservation.

After we receive your payment, RareWaters sends anglers a detailed property map including directions and GPS coordinates. We strongly encourage all anglers to save the GPS coordinates into their smartphones before leaving cell service. Google Maps is our preferred app for directions.