Whiteside Picnic Area


Overview map the Mount Evans Wilderness

Overview map the Mount Evans Wilderness.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A photo of campsite #3 at the Whiteside Campground. A picnic table is in the background on the right

This picnic area has 4 sites. It is located at 8,905'. The site is open year round and is first-come, first-served basis. There is no water available at this site.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Open Season: Open Year Round
Best Season: Summer to fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Grant
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Appears on the following maps:
  • USGS Quad Mt. Evans
  • Pike National Forest
  • National Geographic Trails Illustrated #104 (Idaho Springs / Georgetown/ Loveland Pass)

General Information


Drive southwest from Denver on US 285 approximately 40 miles to Grant. Turn right (north) onto Park County Route 62 (Guanella Pass), and drive 2.5 miles to the Threemile Trailhead/Whiteside Picnic Area on the left (west) side of the road.

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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault toilet

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