Angel of Shavano Campground is one of the area's best kept secrets. The campground is small with only 20 campsites, but it offers visitors a quiet atmosphere to gather with family and friends. The campsites are wooded with aspen and spruce trees. A few of the campsites are located along the stream.
Reservations are not taken for this campground! All sites are first-come, first-served.
At a Glance
Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
$18 per site for overnight camping, and requires a 2-night minimum stay on weekends and a 3-night minimum stay on holiday weekends. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle.
$6.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
Fees are payable by cash, check or money order. Self-servicing fee tube is available.
First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the SAME NIGHT.
Golden Age and Golden Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee only.
The following restrictions apply to this campground:
Maximum 8 persons per site: 2 tents and 2 vehicles or 1 recreation vehicle (RV).
Maximum RV length 30 ft.
Dogs must be leashed at all times.
No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
Camping is NOT ALLOWED behind a LOCKED GATE.
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The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.
Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
To get to this campground, travel west on Highway 50 (from the junction of Hwys 50/285) for 6 miles. As you approach the town of Maysville, you will drive down a small hill and an old yellow Victorian style house will be located on the right. Slow down and watch for County Road 240 on the right. Turn onto CR 240 and travel for 3 miles to the campground. The group campground is located on the left side of the road. Continue past the group area to the main entrance for Angel of Shavano campground.
No universally accessible facilities are available.
This campground is a wooded campground next to the North Fork of the South Arkansas river.
Parking is limited to the parking pads provided at each campsite.
Camping & Cabins
Angel of Shavano campground is one of the areas best kept secrets. The campground is small with only 20 campsites but offers visitors a quiet atmosphere to gather with family and friends. This campground is ideally suited for tent camping with small, wooded campsites.
No reservations are taken for this campgrounds. All sites are first-come, first-served.
Low to moderate use during the summer months. Busiest on summer weekends. No reservations are taken for this campground.
This campground can accomodate RV's and trailers up to 30' in length. A typical campsite in the campground can accomodate smaller RV's and pop-up campers but not large RV's with slide-outs.
River and Stream Fishing
The Northfork of the South Arkansas river is located next to the Angel of Shavano campground.
The Colorado Trail (#1776) is located across the road from this campground. Hikers can walk north on the trail to the Blanks Cabin trailhead and the access trail for Mt. Shavano. The southern leg of the trail descends to Hwy 50 and Fooses Creek.