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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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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.
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
Difficulty Level: Easy


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