Spring Creek Reservoir Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This site serves as a rest area, picnic ground, and fishing lake. It sits right along the Silverthread Scenic Byway between Creede, Colorado and Lake City, Colorado.  The approach road and parking lot is paved.

There are 2 picnic units with tables and fireplaces. There is a vault toilet. No drinking water and no refuse receptacles. It is “Pack It In/ Pack It Out”.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year around but may be snowed in from December through May during heavy winter snowpacks.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No Fee
Usage: Light
Best Season: June through October
Busiest Season: June, July August
Restrictions: No overnight camping. Must have a state fishing license to fish.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: 1 Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Creede, CO, take State149 south (toward Lake City) 20 miles to Spring Creek Reservoir sign. Turn left at sign into the paved parking lot.

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Parking
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.800637

  Longitude : 
-107.143033

  Elevation : 
9200

 



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