Picket Wire Corrals Interpretive Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This popular meeting spot, about 33 miles south of La Junta, offers wildlife interpretation and corrals for public equestrian use.

At a Glance

Fees No fees.
Permit Info: Commercial tours required to have a special use permit. Fees vary. Contact 719-384-2181 for information.
Open Season: Open Year Round
Restrictions: No shooting.
Closest Towns: La Junta, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: USDA Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From La Junta, Colorado drive south on Highway 109 for 13 miles; turn right (west) on County Road 802 (David Canyon Road) and continue for 8 miles. Turn left (south) on County Road 25 and travel for 6 miles.

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4644 feet