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.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum required stay on weekends. 3 nights minimum on holiday weekends. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees The fees are based on group size. 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.  Please call 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov website for more information.
Permit Info: No permits required.
Open Season: 05/15/2015 - 09/14/2015
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Parking is limited to 60'x120' area.
  • Vehicles are not permitted in the lower meadow by the beaver pond.
  • 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.
Closest Towns: Poncha Springs, Colorado and Salida, Colorado
Water: Water for drinking; limited water available - no water hookups
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: The Senior and Access passes are honored here.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

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.


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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

Status: Closed

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.

Status: Closed

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.58421137

  Longitude : 
-106.2193782

  Elevation : 
9,200 feet