Angel of Shavano Group Area

Area Status: Open
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Angel fo Shavano Group area

 This group campground is located near the family campground and adjacent to the creek and a nearby beaver pond. Volleyball, softball, and a horseshoe pit are available. Visitors must bring their own equipment including volleyball net, baseball equipment and horseshoes . Parking is provided for 12-14 passenger vehicles. Parking is not available for large RV's. Firewood is sold by the campground host at the family campground.

The campground has a covered pavillion with picnic tables, 6 standing grills, 5 large picnic tables and a family fire ring with benches.

Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or www.Recreation.gov

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Quiet Hours 10 pm to 8 am Check in : 2 pm Checkout is 12 pm
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees The fees are based on group size. See the www.recreation.gov website for current nightly fees.
Permit Info: No permits required.
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Parking is limited to 60'x120' area. Maximum occupancy is 100 people. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends and a 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends.  Vehicles are not permitted in the lower meadow by the beaver pond.
Closest Towns: Poncha Springs, CO Salida, CO
Water: Water Drinking, Limited water available - no water hookups
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: The Senior and Access passes are honored here.
Operated By: Contact the Salida Ranger District at 719-539-3591

General Information

Directions:

From Poncha Springs, CO take US Hwy 50 west 6 miles then right on County Road 240 for 3 miles to the campground. The group area is located on the left-hand side of the road.


General Notes:

The group facility has a locking gate at the entrance. The campground Host will have the facility unlocked, cleaned and ready for occupancy.

Reservations are required for this facility. You can make reservations at www.Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

NO WATER AVAILABLE. Drinking water is available at the nearby family campground.


Parking:

The parking area measures 60' x 120'. The parking area slopes gradually down towards a large meadow. Tents and small pop-up campers are permitted along the edges of the group facility. No facilities are available for large RV's.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The Angel of Shavano Group area is available by reservation only for groups up to 100 people.

Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or www.Recreation.gov

Group Camping

This facility is best suited to groups with tent camping in mind. There are no electric or sewer hookups and parking is limited for large RV's. A baseball backstop and poles for a volley ball net are available. Fishing is available in the nearby stream and beaver ponds.

The Colorado Trail is located near the campgroud. Visitors can take County Road 240 up to North Fork reservoir and campground. This road requires a high-clearance vehicle.


Hiking

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping