South Boulder Creek Interpretive Site


This site is situated along South Boulder Creek adjacent to Rollins Pass Road, with views of the creek and forested valley. This site, formerly known as Jumbo Mountain Picnic Ground, has been redeveloped with interpretive signs about local history and new picnic tables.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Best Season: Open year-round
Restrictions: Camping is prohibited at day-use sites (e.g. picnic areas and trailheads). No turnaround space for trailers. Fishing is permitted in accordance with regulations established by the Colorado Parks & Wildlife.
Closest Towns: Rollinsville, Colorado
Water: South Boulder Creek; treat water for drinking.
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone 303-541-2500, Fax 303-541-2515; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: From Rollinsville on Colorado Highway 119, Travel 3.5 miles west on the Rollins Pass Road.

Recreation Map

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This site, formerly known as Jumbo Mountain Picnic Ground, is currently under redevelopment. Two new picnic tables are coming soon.

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 fire grates are provided.
No. of Sites2
Reservation InfoNone
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Difficulty Level: Easy