Crow Valley Picnic Area

Area Status: Closed

Located in the Crow Valley Recreation Area, this oasis on the prairie has cottonwoods and elms which provide shade, small meadows, short nature walks, a ball field, volleyball and horse shoe area (bring your own net, balls and horseshoes).

A 30-table picnic area beckons travelers on hot summer days, during bird migration and throughout the spring and fall.  Large groups, up to 200, may reserve the picnic area for day use, which comes with a cooking shelter and electrical outlets. Wheelchair accessible vault toilets are located next to the picnic area parking lot.   

At a Glance

Reservations: Make your reservations at or by calling 1-877-444-6777. 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Picnic tables, Parking
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Spring, summer, and fall.
Busiest Season: Spring, summer, and fall.
Closest Towns: Briggsdale, 0.5 mi. east on Hwy 14; Ault 24 mi. west on Hwy 14; and Grover, 22.5 mi. north on CR 77 and east on CR 120.
Water: No Water.
Restroom: Vault toilet (wheelchair accessible).

General Information


Parking is available in front of the picnic area.


From Ault, head east on Highway 14 for 22 miles, turn north on Weld County Road 77, travel 1/4 mile to campground entrance on the west side of the road.



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Cottonwoods provide shade for up to 200 people at this picnic area.  A cooking shelter has electricity, which may be turned on with a paid reservation. When not reserved for a large group, anyone may picnic here.

General Info:




Interpretive Site: Farm Implement Museum
Picnic tables:

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