Number of Sites: 16
ReservatiContentons: Yes - Check Recreation.gov for information
About: Campground is located adjacent to Colorado Hwy. 149 and the Rio Grande River for easy access to through travelers and over nighters. It is the closest Forest campground to the town of Creede. There is very little screening or trees in the campground, so heavy vehicle traffic along Colorado Hwy. 149 is visible. The sun hits most of campground in the late morning, which means cool morning temperatures, but not much afternoon shade. The road is blacktopped through the campground and some pull-throughs are also paved. Maximum trailer length is 40 feet.
The facilities include 16 sites with parking spur, table and fire ring. There is a vault toilet designed for handicapped usage accessible for wheelchairs. The toilet does have a light. Drinking water is usually provided between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Garbage cans are centrally grouped and available for use Memorial Day until Labor Day. There is a sink water disposal facility. Campground hosts are stationed here in site 16. Firewood is not provided. Campfire programs are presented periodically through the summer. The Rio Grande River is very close and can provide much summer water fun. This is a very popular campground and is heavily used. It tends to remain full from mid-June through August.
Fees: $18/Night for single unit, $36.00/Night for double unit (2011)
Water: Potable Water in portable tank
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Restrictions: Closed and gated for winter after Labor Day weekend.
Closest Town: Creede, CO
Directions: Directions from Creede, Colorado: Travel 7.0 miles west on Colorado Highway 149 to Forest Development Road # 523. Take Forest Road # 523 1.0 mile to campground entrance.