Lost Lake Campground-Paonia RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Lost Lake Campground is a great place for families to camp. Kids and parents alike will enjoy fishing and hiking around Lost Lake, Dollar Lake and Lost Lake Slough. Beckwith Pass provides breathtaking vistas of the Ruby Mountain Range. The wildflowers in this region are phenomenal during mid-July and early August.   Campgound Brochure

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Treated water. Five Equestrian Sites.  Anticipated opening date mid-June 2016, depending on snowmelt and Kebler Pass road conditions.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees $18.00 per night per camping unit; $4.00 per day for Picnic or Day Use in a campsite; $6.00 per vehicle Overflow Parking, over 2 vehicles; $6.00 firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag Trash disposal for non registered guests.
Open Season: Mid-June - October
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: ATV use is not allowed in campground. No motor boats on Lost Lake Slough. (Pursuant to Forest Order GMUG-2008-10)
Closest Towns: Paonia, CO and Crested Butte, CO
Water: Treated water.
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Passes
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Paonia, travel northeast on Highway 133 for approximately 15 miles to County Road 12, Kebler Pass Road. Turn right onto CR 12 and continue east for approximately 16 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #706, Lost Lake Road. Turn right onto FSR #706 and go another 2 miles to the end at the Lost Lake Campground and Lost Lake Slough.

From Crested Butte, travel west on County Road 12, Kebler Pass Road, for approximately 16 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #706. Turn left onto FSR #706 and go another 2 miles to the end at the Lost Lake Campground and Lost Lake Slough.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation Info No Reservations
No. of Sites 18

RV Camping

Reservation Info No Reservations
Size Restrictions Spur Length 21'- 28' 
No. of Sites 18
CorralsNo

Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Water Activities

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.86929286

  Longitude : 
-107.2092604

  Elevation : 
9623

 

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!