Located next to the Colorado River, the AA Barn is a reservable, day-use site for group picnics and other gatherings, with nearby attractions such as Rocky Mountain National Park, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Lake Granby, and Grand Lake. The barn is located within the Arapaho National Recreation Area and is ¼ mile SE of the Green Ridge Campground. Site reservations grants user access to the inside of the historic barn, nearby parking, and use of the picnic tables and chairs for their event.
Reservations are now being accepted for the 2021 season (June 1 – Sept. 30) on recreation.gov.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Daylight hours. Open June 1 - Sept. 30.|
|Reservations:||Reservations are required and can be made through recreation.gov|
|Fees:||$100 per day for use of the site. The Arapaho National Recreation Area fee is waived for members of the group who remain on site.|
|Open Season:||6/1 - 9/30|
|Closest Towns:||Grand Lake|
|Operated By:||U.S. Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Sulphur Ranger District; 970-887-4100; Contact Us|
General InformationDirections: Take highway 34 to Green Ridge Complex (County Road 66, Forest Road 274). Turn right on CR 66 and drive to end. Access through gate is issued with reservation.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
River and Stream Fishing
|Special Designations||Follow Colorado Parks and Wildlife regulations.|