This campground is one of the few in Grand Mesa National Forest not located on a lake. Most of the sites are nestled in a thick grove of mature spruce. A few sites have a panoramic vista of the Grand Valley and several of the lakes below. There are 41 sites. The maximum spur length is 40 ft.
The 144-acre Island Lake is located 0.1 miles east of the campground on Forest Rt. 116. The lake has a boat ramp, wheelchair accessible fishing pier and fish cleaning station.
Mosquitoes are plentiful; bring lots of repellent.
At a Glance
Treated water and electricity. Anticipated opening date is July 1, 2016.
Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777, TDD 1-877-833-6777. Some sites are first-come, first-served.
$18 per night per camping unit; $6.00 per night electric fee; $4 per day for Day Use/Picnic if in a campsite; $6 per firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag of trash (for non-registered guests). Two group sites are available for $75 and $150.
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From Cedaredge, CO, take State Rt. 65 north 15.7 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 116). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 116 (gravel) and go 1.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground.