Jacks Gulch Campground

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Campsite number ten surrounded by ponderosa pine and aspen trees. Presence of electricity hookup.

Jacks Gulch Campground is located adjacent to the Pingree Park Road (CR63E) and the Old Flowers Road. It is situated in a ponderosa pine forest setting with scattered clones of aspen. It is also an area that has abundant wild flowers at certain times of the camping season. The Columbine Loop has 27 sites with electrical hookups. This loop also provides access to 10 walk-in tent sites. The Yarrow Loop has 28 sites without electricity. A unique feature of this campground is an equestrian camp which has 5 sites, each with four horse stalls and room to accommodate a horse trailer. Facilities provided include restrooms and drinking water near each restroom. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. There is a hiking trail that circumnavigates the campground. A portion of this trail serves as a self-guided nature hike and offers a stunning view of the Mummy Range. Popular activities in this area include hiking, stream fishing, mountain biking, scenic driving and some four-wheel driving.

At a Glance

Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-served.
Fees $20 non-electric site. $26 electric site. (A $5 electric fee is included in price. The electric fee is not included in any discounts.) Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees. See Jacks Gulch Equestrian for other fees. Fees are discounted 25% when water is off.
Usage: Light
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. The parking length ranges from 30 to 80 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water available until 9/30
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on Hwy 287. Turn left onto Highway 14. Drive approximately 26 miles west on Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon Hwy). Turn left onto Pingree Park Road (County Road 63E). Go south just over six miles to the campground.

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At 8,100’, the summertime temperatures are refreshing for those coming from the lowlands. Even in July or August, last minute campers often find space available in the pleasant campground, just off the Pingree Park Road.

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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 56 RV sites and 8 walk-in sites for tents only

RV Camping

At 8,100’, the summertime temperatures are refreshing for those coming from the lowlands. Even in July or August, last minute campers often find space available in the pleasant campground, just off the Pingree Park Road.

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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 30 to 80 feet in length.
No. of Sites 56 sites
Dump Stationsno
Hookups - Electricyes
Hookup - Sewerno
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.63714017670
  Longitude : 
-105.52384156100
  Elevation : 
8,100'