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Eagle River Recreation
  • Wolcott site - South of Wolcott  (camping available)
  • Gypsum site - South of Gypsum (camping available)
  • Community site - West of Gypsum site (day use only)
  • Horse Pasture - West of community Site (day use only)
  • Lava Flow - West of Horse Pasture (day use only)
     

FACILITIES
The following have toilets and fire pits:

  1. Wolcott Site
  2. Gypsum Site

 


ATTRACTIONS

  • Area borders Eagle River from Edwards to Dotsero and is near steep slopes and cliffs up 800 feet above the river.
  • River is at mid-level elevation and is accessible year round.
  • Inactive volcanic crater and lava flow are near Dotsero.
  • Recreation includes rafting and fishing.
  • Wildlife includes ducks, geese, blue heron, bald eagles and other raptors.

DIRECTIONS
Eagle River is paralleled by I-70 and all sites are accessed by paved frontage road, Old Highway 6. From Glenwood Springs, take I-70 east to Dotsero exit # 133, Gypsum exit, Eagle or Wolcott exits.