Deep Creek Day Use Area

Upper Colorado River Recreation Area, Near Gypsum, Colorado

Deep Creek Day Use 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!


Deep Creek canyon has outstanding scenic qualities related to the sheer-walled canyon, water resources, and riparian vegetation. The Deep Creek area has 5 sites that have picnic tables and fire rings. Camp at designated marked campsites only. Must pack out human waste or use the vault toilet a bit farther up the road. No cat holes are allowed due to the proximity of the creek to the sites. Follow White-Nose Syndrome decontamination protocol if exploring underground in the area.

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