Ponder Point Picnic Site

  

One of the picnic sites at Ponder Point Picnic Ground. Site is surrounded by spruce and fir trees.

This picnic site is located along Highway 103 in a spruce and fir forest setting with scenic views. There is parking and five sites with tables and fire grates. A restroom is available, but no drinking water. There are hiking, scenic viewing, camping, fishing, and off-highway vehicle opportunities nearby.

At a Glance

Fees None
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Available on a first come, first serve basis only
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 and the picnic area is located near mile marker 10.

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Picnicking

This picnic site is located along Highway 103 in a spruce and fir forest setting with scenic views. There is parking and 5 sites with tables and fire grates. A restroom is available, but no drinking water. There are hiking, scenic viewing, camping, fishing, and off-highway vehicle 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 Sites5
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.683085

  Longitude : 
-105.607557

  Elevation : 
9,800'

 



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