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Fishing: Colorado > White River National Forest > Sopris Ranger District

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Little Mattie Picnic Ground

Elevation: 7,800 Feet (2431.4 Meters)

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General Description

The Little Mattie Campground entrance
Copyright: Zander Higbie - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
The Little Mattie Campground entrance
Little Mattie is 25 miles east of Carbondale. It is located on Reudi Reservoir.
1) Camping unit and parking spur for auto and trailer, pickup campers, motor homes and tents.
2) Water available from hydrants.
3) Vault type toilets.
4) Camping units have table and benches, fire ring, and parking spurs.
5) Hard surfaced campground roads.

Directions from Basalt: 16 miles east of Basalt up the Frying Pan Rd., County Rd 104

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-May through Late September .

Fee Information
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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Sailing 1/4 mile on entrance road to boat ramp
ICON Boat Launching 1/4 mile on entrance road to boat ramp
ICON Cold Water Fishing Reudi Reservoir
ICON Hiking & Walking 1/2 mile east county road 104
ICON Picnicking Little Mattie Picnic Ground
ICON Sail Boarding 3 miles east on county road 104

Nearby Services

Groceries: regional store (private - profit) Directions: Basalt, regional store (16 miles west)

Gas Stations: several regional chains in Basalt (private - profit) Directions: Basalt (15 miles west)

Nearest Hospital: Aspen Valley Hospital (private - profit) Directions: 29 miles west to Basalt and 17 miles to Aspen on Hwy. 82. At the roundabout west of Aspen, turn right onto Castle Creek Road and follow 1/4 mile to hospital on right.

Showers: KOA campground in Basalt (private - profit) Directions: 16 miles west to Basalt and 2 miles northwest on highway 82

Nearest Pay Phone: US WEST (private - profit) Directions: 8 miles east on County Rd 104 to Meredith

Miscellaneous: Propane at KOA campground (private - profit) Directions: 16 miles west to Basalt and 2 miles northwest on highway 82

Dump Station: Forest Service (non - profit) Directions: Little Mattie Campground

Drug Store: various (private - profit) Directions: Basalt (30 miles west)

Physician: various (private - profit) Directions: Basalt, Mid-Valley Clinic, (15 miles west); Glenwood Springs (35 miles west); Aspen (35 miles east)

Church: various (non - profit) Directions: Thomasville (12 miles east); Basalt (16 miles west)

More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Email the Local Ranger

Visitor Information:

Sopris Ranger District, 620 Main St, P.O. Box 309 , Carbondale, CO, 81623, Phone: 970-963-2266, Fax: 970-963-1012


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