North Crestone Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Picnic area North Crestone

The picnic area is along North Crestone Creek. It is rustic with Aspen, Juniper, Fir and other riparian-loving trees.  There are 3 single-sites; with tables, restrooms, fire grates but NO WATER.  Attractions include picnicking and hiking from North Crestone TH.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed June 12th through 15th for installation of bear boxes. NO WATER - PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Operational Hours: NO WATER - .   PACK IN/PACK OUT.  THIS AREA IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees FREE When Open
Permit Info: 3 single-sites; with tables, restrooms, fire grates but NO WATER
Open Season: Closed November 15th Until
Closest Towns: Crestone, CO
Water: NO
Restroom: Yes - outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service-Saguache Ranger District 719-655-2547

General Information

Directions:

From Alamosa, take Hwy 17 north to Moffat, take County Road T east to Crestone. In Crestone, at the intersection of Galena and Alder Streets, take Alder Street north 1.3 miles to the campground.  Picnic area is adjacent to North Crestone Campground.


Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking


Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Areas & Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.025

  Longitude : 
-105.674859

  Elevation : 
8,312

 



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