West Chicago Creek Picnic Site

  

This picnic site is located 3 miles off Highway 103 along West Chicago Creek in a aspen and lodgepole pine forest setting. by West Chicago Creek Campground off Highway 103 in a lodgepole pine forest setting. There is parking and 7 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

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Available on a first come, first serve basis only. Overnight camping is prohibited.
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, CO
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: I-70 westbound, Idaho Springs exit #240 - Hwy 103. Go south for 6.5 miles and turn right on southwest Forest Service Road 188 (West Chicago Creek Road). Go 3 miles to picnic area.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.677974

  Longitude : 
-105.660316

  Elevation : 
11,000'

 



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