South Fork Campgound

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This first come, first served campground is located in the Williams Fork Valley next to South Fork Creek. It is the only campground on the Sulphur Ranger District that is designated for horse camping. There is a small corral in the campground for one or two horses and direct access to the South Fork Trail. There are 21 non-electric sites that will accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. Additional facilities include restrooms, trash service and drinking water. Popular activities include hiking and horseback riding on nearby trails and in the Byers Peak Wilderness area.

South Fork Campground also has one non-electric group site that can hold up to 25 people. The group site can be reserved.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: No
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Campsite fees are $15 per night. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide the cardholders a 50% discount on campground fees. South Fork is a first come, first served campground. Reservations are not accepted. You may make reservations for the South Fork Group Site at or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Campsite fees for the group site are $45 per night.
Permit Info: None
Usage: Light
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Tents must fit on pads provided. RVs, trailers and other vehicles must fit on the parking spur because driving or parking off road is not permitted. Maximum Vehicle Length: 23'.  Pets must be on a hand-held leash.
Closest Towns: Parshall, Colorado
Water: drinking water
Restroom: vault toilets
Operated By: Concession operated by American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111, Contact Us

General Information

Directions: In the Williams Fork Valley, 25 miles south of Parshall (US Highway 40), off County Road 3, on Forest Road 138.

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RV Camping

Fire InformationCampfires are allowed in established fire rings available at each campsite.
Reservation InfoNon-reservable sites available.
Hookup - WaterNone
Size RestrictionsParking length 30 - 50 ft.
Dump StationsCampers may use either the Stillwater Campground or Shadow Mountain Picnic Area dump stations (operated by 1000 Trails).
Hookups - ElectricNone
Hookup - SewerNone

Campground Camping

Family camping.

Reservation Info South Fork is a first come, first served campground. Reservations are not accepted.
Fire Information Campfires are allowed in the fire ring provided. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest if available.
No. of Sites 21
No. of Accessible sites 0
Difficulty Level: Easy


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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water

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