Monarch Park Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This campground is heavily wooded and one of the area's prettiest sites. The elevation is 10,500 feet and visitors should plan for cool nighttime temperatures. Some campsites are located near the south fork of the Little Arkansas river.

No RV's hookups, showers or running water are available. Reservations: Visit or call 1-877-444-6777. The following sites are reservable: 2, 408, 17-19, 24-26, 29,30, 32,33, 35-38.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Quiet Hours 10 pm to 6 am Check in : 2 pm checkout is 12 pm
Fees $17.00 per night
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Max RV length 45 ft., Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 night minimum holiday weekend stay.
Closest Towns: Poncha Springs, CO Salida, CO
Water: Potable Water, No showers, Limited water available - no water hookups
Restroom: Vault Toilets, 1 handicapped accessible
Passes: Senior and Access passes are honored at this site.
Operated By: Contact the Salida Ranger District at 719-539-3591

General Information


From Poncha Springs travel west on Highway 50 for about 15 miles, then south on County Road 231 to the Monarch Park Campground.


The campground is not universally accessible. One restroom is handicapped accessible.

General Notes:

Due to the elevation, temperatures can be cold at night.


Parking is limited to the parking spur provided with each site.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

RV Camping

Monarch Park campground can accomodate RV's up to 45 feet in length. No electrical or sewer hookups are available. The nearest dump station is in Salida behind the Chamber of Commerce building located on Highway 50.

Status: Closed


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