North Slope Recreation Area

 North Slope Recreation Area

North Slope Recreation Area

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The North Slope Recreation Area Catamount Reservoirs and Crystal Creek Reservoir are located approximately 2 miles west of Green Mountain Falls and approximately 4.5 miles south of Woodland Park, Colorado.

The Catamount Reservoirs are on 2,176 acres encompassing both the North and South Catamount. Crystal Creek Reservoir resides in a 487 acre property. Elevations range from 8,560 to 9,719 feet.

Recreational opportunities include, non-motorized boating, float tube fishing, shore fishing, hiking, biking and picnicking surrounded by Ponderosa pine forests, shrub lands and riparian habitats.

Visit the City of Colorado Springs' Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services web page for fees and hours of operation. You can also call (719) 385-5940 for more information.

The Pikes Peak Highway and Colorado Springs Parks manages the following facilities for recreation:

  • Trails
  • Docks
  • Visitor Center
  • Soft surface parking lots
  • Scenic overlooks
  • Public restrooms

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