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Big Bend Picnic Site

  

Wheelchair accessible path to one of the picnic tables at Big Bend 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: Empire, CO
Water: None
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located at the junction of Highway 40 and the road to Henderson Mine south of Berthoud Pass.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Picnicking

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Picnicking

This picnic site is located along Highway 40 in a lodgepole pine forest setting with scenic views. 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.
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.
No. of Sites7
Reservation InfoNone
Difficulty Level: Easy


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