Jefferson Lake Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Jefferson Lake Picnic Area is next to Jefferson Lake.  There are six picnic sites here.  Each site is equipped with a grill, a picnic table, and parking for up to two vehicles.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Jefferson Lake is closed to motorized boat traffic.
Closest Towns: Jefferson
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031

General Information


From US Highway 285 at Jefferson, take County Road 35 north to County Road 37 and turn right.  Pay the user fee at Jefferson Lake Recreation Area entrance station and continue on the road to the picnic area.


It is difficult to access Jefferson Lake Recreation Area during the winter months.  The roads to this site are not maintained for snow throughout the winter.



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Picnic tables Each site is equipped with a picnic table.
Drinking water Drinking water is provided.
Toilets There are vault toilets.
Parking There is parking at this picnic ground.
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9,900 feet