Spruce Picnic Area

  

Spruce Picnic Area is located along East Rifle Creek and is accessible via Forest Road-832. The Picnic Area has multiple creekside picnic tables that each have standing grills. Other amenities include fire pits, a volleyball net, and an open grass field. Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. This is a day use area only; no camping is allowed. There is parking for approximately 15 cars and a vault toilet. 

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served.
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions:
  • Day Use Only
  • Pack out all trash or place it in the receptacles on site. Help us keep this area clean! 
  • Forest Road-832 is closed to wheeled motorized use between November 23 to May 20. 
Closest Towns: Rifle, Colorado
Restroom: Accessible Vault Toilet
Information Center: Rifle Ranger District, (970) 625-2371

General Information

Directions:

From Rifle, CO go north on Railroad Ave (Highway 13) to County Road 325. Turn right onto 325. Follow CR-325 for approximately 14 miles past Rifle Gap, Rifle Falls, and through Rifle Mountain Park until you come to the White River National Forest boundary. The road becomes Forest Road 832 at this point. Continue on 832 for approximately 1 mile to the Spruce Picnic Area on your left.


General Notes:

While driving to the picnic area, please obey all speed limits and other regulations in Rifle Mountain Park (City of Rifle). Per winter travel management, Forest Road-832 is closed to wheeled motorized use between November 23rd and May 20th. The road is open to motorized over-the-snow travel during this time, as snow conditions allow.

Please pack out all trash or place it in the receptacles on site. Help us keep this area clean! 


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.754499

  Longitude : 
-107.691675

  Elevation : 
7449'

 

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