Willow Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This campground is located in the Arapaho National Recreation Area near Grand Lake, Colorado and is the only campground located next to Willow Creek Reservoir. There are 35 non- electric sites that will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. There is one group site that will accommodate tents only and can hold up to 20 people. Facilities provided include restrooms, trash service, and drinking water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Additional facilities include a boat ramp. Only non-motorized boating is allowed on Willow Creek Reservoir. Popular activities include fishing and boating on Willow Creek Reservoir and other nearby lakes and streams. This is the most recently renovated campground in the Arapaho National Recreation Area, having been completed in 2003.  

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: No
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Campsite fees are $19 per night and $75 per night for the group site. Arapaho Nat'l Recreation Area use fee required, $5 daily fee. Annual passes available. To make reservations for the group site go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 as early as 360 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide the cardholders a 50% discount on campground fees.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Open Season: Late May - Mid October
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Tents must fit on the pads provided. RVs, trailers or other vehicles must fit on the parking spur because driving or parking off road is not permitted. Maximum Vehicle Length: 40'. Pets must be on a hand-held leash. Willow Creek is a first come, first served campground. The group site is reservable from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Closest Towns: Granby, Grand Lake
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 Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), six miles northwest of Granby on US Highway 34, then three miles west on County Road 40 (on Willow Creek Reservoir)

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Family camping.

Reservation Info Non-reservable sites available. The group site can be reserved at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fire Information Campfires are allowed in the fire ring provided. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest if available. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.
No. of Sites 35
No. of Accessible sites Some
Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

Family camping with several sites that can accommodate several sizes of recreational vehicles.

Fire Information Campfires are allowed in established fire rings available at each campsite. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest if available. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.
Reservation Info Non-reservable sites available.
Hookup - WaterNone
Size Restrictions Parking length 15 - 25 ft.
Dump StationsCampers may use either the Stillwater Campground or Shadow Mountain Picnic Area dump stations (operated by 1000 Trails).
Hookups - ElectricNone
Hookup - SewerNone

Group Camping

There is one group site that can hold up to 20 people. It is a tent only group site, no RVs or trailers allowed. The group site fee is $75 per night.

Reservation info: Reservations are accepted for the group site. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 360 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival.

Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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Water Activities

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Amenities

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