Number of Sites: 25
About: The Gore Creek campground is located along Gore Creek in a forested setting near the boundary of the Eagle’s Nest Wilderness.This is the closest campground to the town of Vail and there are several trailheads nearby into the Eagles Nest Wilderness; all wilderness regulations must be observed when traveling in the wilderness (foot and horse travel only). The campground is also located at the west end of the Vail Pass / Tenmile Canyon National Recreation Trail open to foot traffic and bicycles. Special Facilities: 7 walk-in tent sites, 1 handicapped accessible site, 4 handicapped accessible bathrooms, and bear-proof food lockers.
Fees: $17 (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilets
Closest Town: Vail
Directions: Travel east on I-70 to Exit 180 for East Vail. Turn right and follow the south frontage road (Bighorn Road) east to the road closure gate at about 2 miles.The campground is on the left just before the gate.