Area Status: Open
Aspen Campground has 12 campsites with parking spurs 20-30 feet long and a maximum trailer length of 25 feet; elevation is 9,900 feet; camping season begins in May and continues to early October with reduced service. Facilities include toilets, tables, and fire rings. Well water is currently down for maintenance.
Conditions for the weekend of May 20, 2016: Snow and Slushy conditions, trash available.
At a Glance
||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
||$16 camping fee $6 day use fee
||Max RV length 25'; reservations must be made at least four days in advance; two night minimum stay on weekends; three night minimum stay on holidays. There are no hook-ups at this campground. No refunds for bad weather.
||Water pump; no water hook ups
||South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031
From Fairplay take Highway 285 North to Jefferson, turn left on County road 35. Travel approximately 2 miles and turn right on County Road 37. Travel approximately 2.5 miles to the Aspen Campground.
This site is generally accessible May through October while winter conditions and mud season make it difficult. The campground only operates during the summer months.
From US Highway 285 at Jefferson, take County Road 35 north to County Road 37 and turn right. Pay the user fee at Jefferson Lake Recreation Area entrance station and continue on the road to the campground.
Parking is available at each campsite, which can accommodate up to two vehicles.