Hidden Valley Tent Campground- Gunnison Rd

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Hidden Valley Tent Campground is a primitive tent camping only area. The site is located between the Powderhorn and La Garita Wilderness areas. This tent camping site is great for folks interested in hiking and backpacking. It offers access to extensive trail systems within both wilderness and general forest areas. The landscape is in a narrow valley with spruce, fir and aspen trees next to Cebolla Creek. There are 4 tent sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hazard trees, no anticipated opening No fees- no services. No water. Donations accepted. 
Fees This is a Forest Service operated campground financed by donations.
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Lake City, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Drive south on State Highway 149 to Forest Road 788. Turn left on FDR 788 and drive 6 miles, passing Deer Lakes Campground.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites3 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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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

RV camping with many of the comforts of home!