Aspen Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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, water, and fire rings.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 camping fee $6 day use fee
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 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. 
Closest Towns: Jefferson
Water: Water pump; no water hook ups
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031

General Information


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.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Aspen campground has 12 campsites. 

General Info:


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.

Fees: $14 camping fee
Reservation required?: Y


Camping trailer There are 12 campsites at this campground.
Toilets There are vault toilets.
Picnic tables Each site has a picnic table.
Parking Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles.
Tent camping There are 12 campsites at this campground.
Drinking water Drinking water is available.