MANITOU LAKE PAVILION, CO

Manitou Lake Picnic Area, located 7 miles north of Woodland Park, Colorado, is a wonderful group day use picnic area for groups up to 100 people. The scenic spot sits on the west end of Manitou Lake and provides great opportunities for hiking, biking and fishing. The rustic log...
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  • Be bear aware; keep all food out of sight in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle and remove all food from area after eating
  • Day Use Only!! No overnight camping; pavilion opens at dawn and closes at dusk
  • Vehicle fees are not included with day-use fee; there is a $6 fee for each vehicle and a $50 bus fee
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MANITOU LAKE PAVILION GROUP PICNIC AREA 100 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water
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Overview

Overview

Manitou Lake Picnic Area, located 7 miles north of Woodland Park, Colorado, is a wonderful group day use picnic area for groups up to 100 people. The scenic spot sits on the west end of Manitou Lake and provides great opportunities for hiking, biking and fishing.

The rustic log pavilion is open year-round and has two working fireplaces. Fishing in the lake is welcomed.

Natural Features:

The small Manitou Lake is a 5-acre reservoir fed by Trout Creek. At a 7,700 foot elevation, the terrain is a combination of grassy meadows and ponderosa pines. Visitors can view Mt. Deception across the lake.

Recreation:

The paved Centennial Bike Trail can be accessed from the picnic area and a hiking trail loops around the lake. The trail connects to nearby Painted Rocks, Colorado, and South Meadows Campgrounds.

Manitou Lake is a popular birding area with a diversity of waterfowl and land bird species.

Facilities:

The pavilion is accessible and includes and includes two fireplaces. Adjacent to the pavilion are water hydrants, a large cooking grill, vault toilets, and group picnic tables. A grassy meadow allows for plenty of outdoor sports.

Drinking water is available during peak season only.

Nearby Attractions:

Hike to the top of Pikes Peak or visit Garden of the Gods Park, a registered National Natural Landmark. The park and visitor center are free to the public.

Booking Window
Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Mar 28 2014 Wed Oct 29 2014
Peak Fri Mar 27 2015 Wed Oct 28 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Snowshoeing
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Church
  • Hospital
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Mar 28 2014 -
Oct 29 2014
GROUP PICNIC AREA $38.00
Peak Season
Mar 27 2015 -
Oct 28 2015
GROUP PICNIC AREA $38.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.08833, -105.09806
39°5'18"N, 105°5'53"W

From Colorado Springs, travel on US Highway 24 approximately 18 miles to Woodland Park. Take Highway 67 north about 7 miles. Manitou Lake is on the right (east) side of the highway 1 mile north of Colorado Campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

MANITOU LAKE PAVILION
601 S. Weber
Colorado Springs CO 80903

Phone Number:

Information: (719)687-7818