1803 W. Highway 160
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Hearing Impaired: 719-852-6271
North Clear Creek Falls Observation Site
Area Status: Open
This Overlook facility is situated as a stop on the Silverthread Scenic Byway right along State Hiway 149. It offers a new restroom, picnic tables, ample paved parking for even larger vehicles, trails to the overlook, safety railings, and interpretive signs. It is handicap accessible, with a handicap trail to a high lookout spot. This makes a great rest stop and Photography Opportunity.
At a Glance
Open for all traffic as of May 1, 2011
Open year around but usually snowed in between December and April. It is not plowed after heavy snows seal it down, but becomes a snowmobile trail stop.
Year Around - Year Around
June through September
No Overnight Camping. No Potable Water or Garbage Service. Pack trash out.
Creede, CO and Lake City, CO
1 New Vault Toilet, Accessible
Call 719-658-2556 or 719-657-3321 for real time information
Directions: From the town of Creede, Colorado travel West on State Highway 149 for 26 miles. Turn right and go southeast for 1/2 mile to the Overlook.