Bear Lake Campground


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Developed Campground Camping with the following attractions: Lake and Stream fishing. Bear lake is approximately ¼ mile from campground and the Tributaries of Cuchara River run through campground. The Indian Creek Trail #1300 trailhead is located on the north side of campground. This trailhead is a multi user trail system and accesses 23 miles of motorized trails available for ATV, motorcycle, bicycle, foot and horse use.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground is usually open late May through early October.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees RV Site - 16.00/night
Tent Site - 16.00/night
Parking - 6.00/day
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Concessionaire: The concessionaire lives on site at the Blue Lake Campground throughout the open season. Blue Lake Campground is located on FSR 422, four miles west of CO 12. (You will have passed it on the way) These sights are non/ reservable and are first come/first serve.
Closest Towns: La Veta, CO
Water: Drinking water is provided by a well with a hand pump.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information

Directions: To get there from La Veta, drive south on SH 12 for 15 miles to FSR 422. Turn right onto FSR422 and follow it for 5 miles until you reach the Bear Lake Campground, one mile past Blue Lake Campground.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

15 campsites, with maximum spur length of 40 feet. Parking spurs, tables, fire rings, grills, trash receptacles are provided at this campground. Drinking water is provided by a well with a hand pump. There is 1 double vault accessible toilet and 1 single vault toilet.


Camping trailer Parking spurs
Toilets 1 double vault, 1 single vault
Picnic tables At each site
Parking Additonal parking for day use
Tent camping Tent Pads
Drinking water well water from a handpump