Storm King Picnic Site

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

Picnic area Storm King

Fishing in area streams, mountain biking on forest roads. 4 WD Forest Roads 685 and 684 are nearby. The picnic area is situated at the base of Storm King Mountain (elevation 10,849). It lies in an Aspen glen amidst rolling and rocky hills on the Middle Fork of Carnero Creek.

No drinking water or refuse receptacles are provided; however, 2 single picnic sites w/picnic tables, restrooms and fire grates are available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER -   PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Operational Hours:  PACK IN/PACK OUT. THIS AREA IS CLOSED
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees FREE
Permit Info: 2 single picnic sites w/tables, restrooms and fire grates; NO WATER
Open Season: Closed November 15th Until
Closest Towns: La Garita, CO
Water: NO
Restroom: Yes - outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service, Saguache Ranger District 719-655-2547

General Information

Directions:

Directions from Saguache, Colorado: Take CO Highway 114 for 14.5 miles west to County Road 41G, follow Forest Road 690 (CR 41G) over Carnero Pass. The campground is 14 miles from Highway 114 by this route. The picnic area is adjacent to the campground.  Directions from Monte Vista, Colorado: From U.S. Highway 285, take the La Garita turnoff (County Road G) and follow the paved road 6.0 miles west. Where the road forks, take the graveled Carnero Creek Road (FR 690/CR 41G) 14.5 miles northwest to the campground. The picnic area is adjacent to the campground. 


Activities


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Picnicking

Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.958964740

  Longitude : 
-106.431234

  Elevation : 
9,498

 



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