Little Bear Campground - Grand Valley RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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This campground is at 10,200-foot elevation; and has 36 campsites, 2 of which are handicapped-accessible. Maximum spur length is 45 ft.  The campground is composed of two loops along the shore of Island Lake with some sites along the shore of the lake. One new toilet was installed on the West loop 2009. It is heavily wooded with spruce trees. There is a wheelchair friendly area with a fish cleaning station adjacent to the Island Lake Boat Ramp.

The campground is convenient to several of the Mesa's 500 lakes, the visitor center and Crag Crest Trailhead. Bring plenty of mosquito repellent.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Treated water.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees $16 per night per camping unit; $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: Light
Closest Towns: Delta, CO
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1), Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Cedaredge, CO, take State Rt. 65 north 15.7 miles tocampground sign (Forest Rt. 116). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 116(gravel) and go 0.8 miles to another campground sign. Turn rightjust before sign into campground.

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Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 36
No. of Accessible sites None


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

Silesca Ranger Station- one of several cabins you can reserve on our forest.

tent in woods

Just about all the shelter you need for a night in the backcountry!

fire in ring with RV in background

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