Happy Meadows Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Happy Meadows Campground is located 3 miles N of Lake George off CR77.  It has 8 campsites ($16.00), two of which are buddy sites ($21.00).  Parking spurs are 20-30 feet with a maximum trailer length of 22 feet; elevation is 7,900 feet; camping season begins in May and continues to early October with reduced service.  Facilities include toilets, tables, water, and fire rings.  The South Platte River is nearby for fishing.

Reservations are recommended in the busy summer months and can be made 180 days in advance maxium/ 4 days in advance minimum by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting recreation.gov. 

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 camping fee
Open Season: 5/19/17 - 10/9/17
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Max RV 20 feet; 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: Lake George
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


At Lake George on US-24 turn north on County Road 77 (also known as the Tarryall road)  Travel about 1 mile and turn east on County Road 112.  The campground will be on your right about one mile in.


The 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

Happy Meadows Campground has ten campsites, two of which are buddy sites.

Fees: $14
Reservation required?: Y


Camping trailer There are 10 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 10 campsites at this campground.
Drinking water Drinking water is available.