Meadow Lake Picnic Area

White River National Forest, Near New Castle, Colorado

Meadow Lake Picnic Area does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The Meadow Lake Picnic Area provides an outstanding location for relaxed recreation in a scenic setting. Amenities include picnic tables, fire rings and vault toilets on the lake's northwest and northeast shorelines. The handicap accessible dock is currently unavailable.. The Meadow Lake and Meadow Ridge Campgrounds are both within walking distance of the Picnic Area. This is a fee use site, but fees are waived for campground guests.

Meadow Lake itself is located in the southwest Flat Tops, and is a popular destination for fishing and boating. The Picnic Area also makes for a great stop after an adventure on one of the many motorized or non-motorized trails in the vicinity.