Open: Memorial Day to Labor Day
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About: Located off the Halfmoon Road (FSR110), Halfmoon West is a first-come, first-served campground near the Mount Elbert and Mount Massive Trailheads at 9,900 feet. This is a very popular campground for hikers. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings with grates, potable water, and vault toilets.
Restrooms: Vault Toilets
Restrictions: No camping is allowed within 100 feet of the Creek.
Closest Towns: Leadville
Directions: From Leadville, travel south approximately 3 miles on US Hwy 24. Turn RIGHT on Colorado 300 at the Leadville National Fish Hatchery sign. Continue about 3/4 of a mile and turn LEFT at the Halfmoon Campground sign. Follow this road and turn RIGHT at the Halfmoon sign at the end of the pavement. This dirt road will lead to the Halfmoon East/West and Elbert Creek areas. (Note: this road is not maintained in the winter.)