Big Creek Campground - Grand Valley RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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The Big Creek Campground is near town of Collbran, CO.  There is hiking, ATV trails, fishing and jeep roads are nearby.  Most of the camp sites are shady with a maximum spur length 30 feet.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hand pump. 
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $14 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: July
Closest Towns: Collbran, CO
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Cedaredge, CO take Colorado Highway 65 north 12.6 miles. Turn right on Forest Road #121 and go 10 miles. Campground is on the west side of road. 

From Collbran, CO, at "Access Grand Mesa" sign, take County Road 58 south 1.9 miles. Turn left at the "T" for 5.8 miles to Forest Road #521. Note: County Road 58 Road becomes County Road 59 Road. Continue straight on Forest Road #521 for about 7.2 miles. Campground is on the west side of road- look for sign.

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Campground Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 26 single sites
Maximum spur length - 30 ft.
No. of Accessible sites None


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OHV Riding & Camping

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Boat ramp
Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities


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10,130 feet


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!