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Pickle Gulch Group Picnic Site

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

A photo of Pickle Gulch Group Picnic Ground. A playground and picnic tables in the background.

This group picnic site is located along Highway 119 in a lodgepole pine forest setting with scenic views. There is parking and two sites with tables and fire grates for up to 150 people, including a playground for children. A restroom is available, but no drinking water. There are hiking, scenic viewing, camping, fishing and off-highway vehicle opportunities nearby. Reservations are mandatory.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water, bring own water.
Reservations: www.recreation.gov/camping/Pickle_Gulch_Co/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70034&pstate=CO
Fees Go to recreation.gov for current fee information
Open Season: 5/18
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Central City/Blackhawk, CO
Water: No
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Clear Creek Ranger District Visitor Services and Idaho Springs Visitor Center, 2060 Miner St.,  Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Phone 303-567-4382; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: Four miles north of Central City. Just pastGilpin County School, turn left at Pickle Gulch sign. Follow signsfrom there.

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Activities


Picnicking

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Group Picnicking

This group picnic site is located along Highway 119 in a lodgepole pine forest setting with scenic views. There is parking and 2 sites with tables and fire grates for up to 150 people, including a playground for children. A restroom is available, but no drinking water. There are hiking, scenic viewing, camping, fishing, and off-highway vehicle opportunities nearby. Reservations are mandatory.
Fire InformationUnless seasonal restrictions are in effect, campfires must be attended at all times and cold to the touch with the bare hand before being abandoned. Collection of dead and down wood is allowed; do not break branches from standing trees for firewood.
Reservation InfoReservations are mandatory.
Difficulty Level: Easy


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