Cuchara Day Use Picnic Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
13 picnic sites, restroom and trash
receptacle. No trails, just a picnic area. Stream fishing in Cucharas creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: April 7, 2020-May 31, 2020 Developed recreation sites are temporarily closed while dispersed camping, hiking and river uses are allowed, although discouraged. Closed developed recreation sites include campgrounds, day-use areas, picnic areas, and any other constructed facility amenities – such as potable water stations, fire rings/grills, picnic tables, restroom facilities with flush or vaulted toilets, and trashcans and trash collection services. Parking facilities, trails and trailheads remain open. Dispersed camping includes camping on a national forest or grassland where recreation facilities or services are not provided.
Fees $7.00/day
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Mid - Summer
Restroom: accessible toilets
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information


From La Veta, travel south on Hwy 12.  Picnic area is on FSR 422.



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Picnicking in a developed day use are.

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