Slumgullion Campground is located southeast of Lake City, CO. Visitors who use this campground have access to motorized trails, fishing streams, hiking trails, biking trails and wilderness areas. There are also scenic drives and four-wheel drives close to this site. Visitors may also travel a short distance to Lake City to view historic museums and art galleries. There are 21 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground is closed and decommissioned.
Fees $10.00 per night per camping unit; $3.00 per day for day use/picnic use; $6.00 per firewood bundle; $2.00 per bag of trash (for non-registered guests)
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Lake City, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire - Recreation Resource Management of America, Inc. Arizona Corporate Office 1-928-537-8888

General Information

Directions: Take Colorado State Highway 149 to Forest Road #788. Turn left on to Forest Road #788 and drive 0.25 miles.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites19 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!