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East Lime Creek Group Picnic Ground

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General Description

East Lime Creek Picnic Ground is just south of Molas Pass adjacent to U.S. Highway 550 (Skyway). With two tables and toilets, the picnic area is a convenient rest stop for travelers and fires are permitted.

Directions from Silverton, Colorado: Located on U.S. Highway 550 approximately 6 miles south of Silverton.

Directions from Durango, Colorado: Travel north on U.S. Highway 550 for 38 miles.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through Labor Day Weekend .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing Marked trails
ICON Cold Water Fishing Lime Creek and Potato Lake nearby
ICON Group Picnicking East Lime Creek Group Picnic Ground
ICON Hiking & Walking Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591), Potato Lake
ICON Mountain Biking Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591)
ICON Picnicking East Lime Creek Picnic Area
ICON Snowmobiling Marked trails
ICON Viewing Scenery Beautiful mountain scenery

Related Activities
East Lime Creek General Forest Area - Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are popular in this area and there are a number of well-marked trails for winter sports enthusiasts.

East Lime Creek Picnic Ground - This picnic area is located south of Molas Pass at an elevation of 10,000 feet. There are two sites and toilets available; fires are permitted.

Molas Pass Interpretive Site - Dramatic views of Sultan Mountain to the north and the Animas River Gorge and Weminuche Wilderness to the east.

More Information

Visitor Information:

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


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