Spring Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open

The Spring Creek Trailhead offers picnicking, hiking and fishing opportunities. Three picnic sites, a restroom and a trash receptacle are available. This area is usually open May to October, depending on snow conditions. Access Dodgeton Trail #1302 from this trailhead.

All dates are weather dependent. All services may not be available early or late in the season.

At a Glance

Fees: $10.00 per vehicle
Open Season: May 10, 2024 - Sept. 29, 2024
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: June-September
Closest Towns: La Veta, CO
Water: No drinking water provided.
Restroom: Vault toilet available.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: San Carlos Ranger District

General Information


From La Veta, travel south on State Highway 12.

General Notes:

Weather in the summer is generally mild with warm days and cool nights; highs in the 80s and lows in the 40s. Afternoon thunderstorms are a common occurrence. Spring and fall weather is usually dry and sunny with highs in the 60s and lows in the 30s.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Access to the Dodgeton Trail (Trail #1302).

OHV Trail Riding

Access to the Dodgeton trail (Trail #1302).


Three picnic sights with tables.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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