Chambers Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Visitors will enjoy the beautiful scenery of Chambers Lake. Lake is nearby campground.

This campground is located approximately 60 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado and situated in a mountainous, lodgepole pine forest. Facilities provided include restrooms and drinking water near each restroom. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Additional facilities provided include a playground area and a boat ramp. Popular activities include fishing and boating on Chambers Lake or other near by lakes and streams, hiking, scenic driving, four-wheel driving, and wildlife viewing.

At a Glance

Reservations: Most campsites can be reserved for 6/27/14 through 8/31/14, but campsites 1, 29, 34, 37, 41, and 48 are always first-come, first-served. 
Fees $20 single site; $40 double site. Fees are discounted 25% when water is off. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees. Campsite fee includes use of the adjacent day-use fee area. Reservations are accepted at most campsites. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 180 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival. There is an additional $9 fee for this service via the website and a $10 fee for reservations made via the call center.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Double sites will accommodate more 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. The parking length ranges from 20 to 45 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic, Walden
Water: Drinking water available 6/29 - 9/30
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Colorado Highway 14 and travel approximately 51 miles. Turn right (north) onto signed road into campground (this will be approximately one mile past the turnoff for Laramie River Road).

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Campground Camping

Snow keeps this 9,200' campground closed until late June. This is one of the few places on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District where you may launch a motorized boat. Wakeless speed only please. As the summer progresses, and the demand for downstream water increases, the boat ramp "comes out" of the water. Call ahead for the latest water levels.

Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at most campsites. Sites can be reserved as early as 180 days in advance up to a minimum of four days prior to arrival. Reservations may be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov .
Fire Information Unless fire restrictions are in effect, 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 hosts.
No. of Sites 44 RV sites and 7 walk-in sites for tents only

RV Camping

Snow keeps this 9,200' campground closed until late June. This is one of the few places on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District where you may launch a motorized boat. Wakeless speed only please. As the summer progresses, and the demand for downstream water increases, the boat ramp "comes out" of the water. Call ahead for the latest water levels.

Reservation Info Reservations accepted at most campsites. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 180 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival. 
Fire Information Unless fire restrictions are in effect, campfires are allowed. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.
Hookup - Waterno
Size Restrictions RV sites range from 20 to 45 feet in length.
No. of Sites 44 sites
Hookups - Electricno
Dump Stationsno
Hookup - Sewerno
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.59560484350
  Longitude : 
-105.84295287200
  Elevation : 
9,200'