Manitou Lake Pavilion

Manitou Lake Pavilion

The Manitou Lake Pavilion location is in Colorado Springs, Colorado
80903. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Manitou Lake Pavilion facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Pikes Peak Ranger District
601 S. Weber St.
Colorado Springs

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Campground information Colorado Springs, Colorado


Manitou Lake Picnic Area, is located 7 miles north of Woodland Park, Colorado,. The Manitou Lake Pavilion is located inside the picnic area and is a wonderful group day use picnic area for groups up to 50 people. The scenic spot sits on the west side of Manitou Lake and provides great opportunities for hiking, biking and fishing.

Fishing in the lake is welcomed.


The paved Centennial Bike Trail can be accessed from the picnic area and a hiking trail loops around the lake. The paved 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.


The open-air pavilion is accessible. 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. The pavilion can accommodate approximately 25 people if tables are set up, and 50 people if only chairs are set up.

Drinking water is available during peak season only.

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.

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.

Charges & Cancellations

Group Day Use Area: Customers who cancel a group day-use facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will forfeit the total day-use fee.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pikes Peak Ranger District Colorado Springs, CO

How do I make a reservation with Manitou Lake Pavilion?

To make reservations at Manitou Lake Pavilion, you can call the office at 719-636-1602 (INFORMATION ONLY, NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN AT THIS NUMBER).

Where is Manitou Lake Pavilion located?

The Manitou Lake Pavilion is located at Pikes Peak Ranger District 601 S. Weber St. in Colorado Springs,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Manitou Lake Pavilion have tent or RV camping?

Manitou Lake Pavilion offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 719-636-1602 (INFORMATION ONLY, NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN AT THIS NUMBER) to make sure things haven’t changed.

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