Deer Lakes Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

This campground is located near Deer Lakes and provides fishing access to them. Most visitors to this campground come for great fishing in a beautiful location. Hikers, backpackers and equestrians will enjoy the trails of the La Garita and Powderhorn Wilderness Areas located southeast and northeast (respectively) of this site. This high elevation landscape is mostly aspen trees. 12 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hand-pump.
Fees $12.00 per night per camping unit; $4.00 per day for day use/picnic use if in a campsite; $6.00 per firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag of trash (for non-registered guests)
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Lake City, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire - Recreation Resource Management of America, Inc. Arizona Corporate Office 1-928-537-8888

General Information

Directions: Drive 9 miles southeast on State Highway 149 to Forest Road 768. Turn left on FDR 768 drive 3 miles on Forest Road 788 to Forest Road 458. Turn left on FDR 458 and drive 2 miles.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites15 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites1 of 15

RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo

Picnicking

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.02213416
  Longitude : 
-107.1876771
  Elevation : 
10400
 
log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

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