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Spruce Grove Trailhead

Elevation: 8,500 Feet (2649.6 Meters)




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General Description

Spruce Grove Campground & Trailhead are located approximately 13 miles northwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach the campground by taking Highway 24 northwest out of Lake George for 1 mile to County Road 77. Travel approximately 12 miles through Tarryall City and the site is located on the east side of the road.

This site is located on Tarryall Creek and within 20 miles of Elevenmile State Recreation Area and Reservoir; and it is within 8 miles of Tarryall State Wildlife Area and Reservoir. It is also adjacent to the Lost Creek Wilderness and is a trailhead for Wilderness access. The parking area can hold up to 20 cars and may be used by both hikers and anglers.

The Lizard Rock Trail leaves the trailhead and reaches the Lost Creek Wilderness boundary within 2.5 miles. From this trail hikers and horseback riders may gain access to Brookside McCurdy Trail, Lake Park Trail and Hankins Pass Trail.

Directions from Lake George: Spruce Grove Campground & Trailhead are located approximately 13 miles northwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach the campground by taking Highway 24 northwest out of Lake George for 1 mile to County Road 77. Travel approximately 12 miles through Tarryall City and the site is located on the east side of the road.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late April through October .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Spruce Grove Trailhead
Yes
ICON Backcountry Traveling Spruce Grove Trailhead - Lost Creek Wilderness
Yes
ICON Fishing Spruce Grove Trailhead - Tarryall Creek
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Spruce Grove Trailhead - Lizard Rock Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Spruce Grove Trailhead - Lizard Rock Trail
Yes



Related Activities
Brookside-McCurdy Trail - The Brookside-McCurdy Trail leads through the length of the Lost Creek Wilderness. It intersects with 5 different trails providing the opportunity for several loop hikes.

Hankins Pass Trail - The Hankins Pass Trail connects the Goose Creek Trail to the Lake Park, Lizard Rock and Brookside McCurdy Trails. It is located in the southern part of the Lost Creek Wilderness Area.

Lizard Rock Trail - The Lizard Rock Trail leads into the Lost Creek Wilderness from its western boundary. The trail is an easy to moderate 2.5 mile climb from the Spruce Grove Campground.

Spruce Grove Campground - Spruce Grove Campground consists of 26 individual family campsites. It provides access to hiking, biking, backpacking and fishing opportunities.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Ste. 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO

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