Mountain Park Picnic Site


Fire grate and picnic table in the center, vault toilet on the right, with the river in the back.

Nestled in a ponderosa pine forest next to the scenic Cache La Poudre River, this is a very popular day-use area for enjoying a picnic and associated river activities. There are 11 sites available, each with picnic table and pedestal grill. The facility also includes a restroom and drinking water. There is access to the Mt. McConnel Trail from the picnic ground for a hiking opportunity. A day-use fee is required.

At a Glance

Fees: A day-use fee which begins when the Mountain Park campground opens until it closes. Interagency Annual, Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes are accepted at this area.
Open Season: 5/26 - 9/18
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water available until 9/30
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: American Land & Leisure

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Nestled in a ponderosa pine forest next to the scenic Cache La Poudre River, this is a very popular day-use area for enjoying a picnic and associated river activities. There are 11 sites available, each with picnic table and pedestal grill. The facility also includes a restroom and drinking water. There is access to the Mt. McConnel Trail from the picnic ground for a hiking opportunity. A fee is required.

No. of Sites 11

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.682935

  Longitude : 
-105.461312

  Elevation : 
6,500'