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Carrizo Canyon Picnic Area, CO

US Forest Service

Carrizo Canyon Picnic Area

Carrizo Canyon :The east fork of Carrizo Creek flows through this small canyon graced by juniper and cottonwood trees. American Indian petroglyphs can be found along the canyon walls. A variety ...[more]

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CO

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Directions

From La Junta, Colorado drive south on Highway 109 for 58 miles; turn left (east) on Highway 160 for 25 miles; turn right (south) on County Road 10 for 9 miles; turn right (west) on County Road M for 5.5 miles and turn left (south) on Forest Service Road 539 for 1.9 miles to the parking area. From Springfield, Colorado take Highway 287 south for 17 miles; turn right (west) on County Road M for 22 miles, turn left (south) on Forest Service Road 539 for 1.9 miles to the parking area.

Activities
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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