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Elevenmile Picnic Ground

Elevation: 8,200 Feet (2556.1 Meters)
Number of Sites: 15
Other Maps: Pike National Forest, Trails Illustrated 137
Recommended Season: Summer
Reservation Status: Not Accepted
Vehicle Accessibility: Passenger Vehicle




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General Description

Fishing and picnicking are popular activities for families using this site
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Fishing and picnicking are popular activities for families using this site
Elevenmile Picnic Ground is located approximately 4 miles southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this site by taking County Road 96 south from Lake George for 4 miles to Elevenmile Canyon.

The picnic ground consists of 15 sites, four of which are across the South Platte River via a footbridge. Each site includes a table and a fire grate. The facilities include 1 vault toilet.

The picnic ground is located on the South Platte River within 21 miles of
Elevenmile State Recreation Area and Reservoir and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Recreation opportunities include: fishing (on the River's Gold Medal Waters) and the Reservoir; hiking, biking, horseback riding, motorcycling and four-wheel driving.

Directions from Lake George: Elevenmile Picnic Ground is located approximately 4 miles southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this site by taking County Road 96 south from Lake George for 4 miles to Elevenmile Canyon.

Seasonal Information:
Limited Services: October through December (NOTE: No water, trash.) . Normal Services Available: May through October .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Powered Boating Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Fishing Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, South Platte River
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON ATV Riding Elevenmile Picnic Ground
No
ICON Motorcycle Riding Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON General Information Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Wilkerson Pass Visitors' Center
No
ICON Canoeing Elevenmile Picnic Ground - Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Picnicking Elevenmile Picnic Ground
Yes



Related Activities
Messenger Gulch Picnic Ground - Messenger Gulch Picnic Ground consists of 2 sites, both with a table and a fire grate. The site is located closely to Elevenmile Canyon Recreation Area where visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hiking and biking.

Springer Gulch Campground - Springer Gulch Campground consists of 15 family campsites each with a table, fire grate and parking spur. Recreation opportunities in the region include hiking, biking, boating, fishing and horseback riding.



More Information

Visitor Information:

South Park Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, P.O. Box 219 , Fairplay, CO, 80440, Phone: 719-836-2031

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