Elbert Creek Campground

  

Located off the Halfmoon Road (FSR 110), Elbert Creek is a first-come, first-served campground adjacent to the Mount Elbert and Mount Massive Trailheads at 10,000 feet. This is a very popular campground for hikers. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, and potable water.

At a Glance

Reservations:

This is a first-come, first-served campground; No sites are reservable.

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Open Season: Memorial Day to Labor Day
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: No camping within 100 feet of the Creek.

Off highway vehicles (OHVs) must stay on designated roads and trails.

Closest Towns: Leadville, CO
Water: Water is available through a pressurized water system.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available in the campground.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information

Directions:

From Leadvile, travel south approximately 3 miles on US Hwy 24. Turn RIGHT on Colorado 300 at the Leadville National Fish Hatchery sign. Continue about 3/4 of a mile and turn LEFT at the Halfmoon Campground sign. Follow this road and turn RIGHT at the Halfmoon sign at the end of the pavement. This dirt road will lead to the Halfmoon East/West and Elbert Creek areas. (Note: This road is not maintained in the winter.)


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping


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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water