Jumbo Campground - Grand Valley RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This campground is at 9800-foot elevation.  The campground is located between Jumbo and Sunset Lakes among mature spruce and aspen trees. The hilly terrain provides privacy for closely spaced sites and a challenge to drivers. Most sites have views of the lakes and are within easy walking distance.

There are 21 sites with electric and 5 without.  Maximum spur length is 60 ft.

The nearby Mesa Lakes Ranger Station was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1941 and provides information to campers. There are lodges close by that provide for a cook's night out. The mosquitoes are plentiful; bring repellent. 26 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Treated water and electricity. 
Reservations: 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.
Fees $18 per night per camping unit; $6 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).
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Mesa, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Mesa, CO, take State Rt. 65 south 12.8 miles to campgroundsign. Turn right into campground.

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Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov
No. of Sites 26 (21 with electric and 5 without)
Maximum spur length - 60 ft.
No. of Accessible sites 4


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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