Buffalo Springs Campground

Area Status: Closed
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Buffalo Springs Campground has 18 campsites with parking spurs 24-40 feet and a maximum trailer length of 30 feet; elevation is 9,000 feet; camping season begins in May and continues to the beginning of September.  The camping fee is $15.00.  Facilities include toilets, tables, water, and fire rings.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made by calling 1-866-444-6777 or at recreation.gov.  Reservations must be made at least four days in advance; two night minimum stay on weekends, three night minimum stay on holidays.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 per night
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Max RV 30'. No hook-ups, no refunds for bad weather, and no public phones available. 
Closest Towns: Fairplay, Colorado
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


Travel about 12.5 miles south of Fairplay on Hwy 285, just 3 miles past County Road 22 turnoff. Take Forest Road 431 (right turn) one mile to campground.


This area is generally accessible year round; however the campground only operates during the summer months.


Parking is available at each campsite which can accommodate up to two vehicles.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

$15 camping fee

Buffalo Springs Campground has 21 sites.

Reservation required?: Y


Camping trailer There are 21 campsites at this campground.
Toilets There are vault toilets.
Picnic tables Each campsite has a picnic table.
Parking Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles.
Tent camping There are 21 campsites at this campground.
Drinking water Drinking water is available.

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9,000 feet