Number of Sites: 11
About: Hayden Creek campground is a hidden gem on the Salida Ranger District. The campground is small with only 11 sites. It is located on the banks of Hayden Creek and at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo mountains. The campground is wooded and very secluded. Sites are best suited to tent camping or small trailers or RV’s. Ideally, vehicles less than 30 feet work best in the area.
Fees: $15 (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Restrictions: Max RV length 30 ft.
Directions: From Canon City, Colorado travel west on Highway 50 to Coaldale. Coaldale is a tiny town located on the banks of the Arkansas River. As you enter Coaldale, watch for a sign on the left that says, National Forest access, Hayden Creek campground. Turn left at this sign and onto County Road 6. Stay on this road for 5 miles, passing the Cutty’s private campground and Coaldale campground, located on the left.