Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

A photo of a picnic table and a fire grate at Cold Springs Picnic Area.

Located west of Denver and five miles north of the town of Blackhawk, adjacent to Highway 119 among aspen and lodgepole pine. This picnic site, with tables and fire grates, is adjacent to the Cold Springs Campground.  There is an onsite parking.  A restroom is available.  There are hiking, scenic viewing, and fishing opportunities nearby.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Central City/Blackhawk, CO
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Clear Creek Ranger District, 101 Highway 103, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Phone 303-567-3000; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: Five miles north of Central City - Blackhawk on Hwy 119. From Denver, off I-25 take 6th Avenue west to State Highway 6, through Clear Creek Canyon. Proceed north on State Highway 119. Campground is located 5 miles north of Blackhawk. You can also access State Highway 119 from I-70 at Exit 244.

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