Recreation Areas

Cochetopa Canyon Recreation Area
Fishermen at stream

Visitors traveling along Highway 114 will enjoy a scenic drive through Cochetopa Canyon Recreation Area. Here, steep canyon walls and dense vegetation line Cochetopa Creek. Fishing access sites also provide for relaxing opportunities at various locations along the creek.

Field Office:  Gunnison

Total Length:  8 miles
Elevation:  8,335 feet
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Scenic driving
Attractions, Facilities, & Services:
  • Developed campsites
  • 4 restrooms
  • Picnic area

Directions:  From Gunnison: travel east on US-50. Turn right onto Highway 114. From Saguache: travel west on Highway 114.