Chicago Forks Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A photo of a picnic table and a fire grate at Chicago Forks picnic ground.

This picnic site is located along Highway 40 in a lodgepole pine forest setting with scenic views. There is parking and seven sites with tables and fire grates. A restroom is available, but no drinking water. There are hiking, scenic viewing, camping and fishing opportunities nearby.

At a Glance

Fees none
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Available on a first come, first serve basis only. Overnight camping is prohibited.
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, CO
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: I-70 westbound, Idaho Springs exit #240 - Hwy 103. Go south and the picnic area is located near mile marker 8.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.681981

  Longitude : 
-105.612902

  Elevation : 
9,200'

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/recarea/?recid=28394