Area Status: Open
Jefferson Creek Campground is located 5 miles N of Jefferson off CR 35 to CR 37. It has 17 campsites with parking spurs 25-40 feet and a maximum trailer length of 25 feet; elevation is 10,100 feet; camping season begins in May and continues to early October with reduced service. The camping fee is $16.00 per night with a $6.00 use fee. Facilities include toilets, tables, water, trash, and fire rings.
Reservations are recommended during the busy summer months and can be made up to 180 days in advance maximum/ 4 days in advance minimum at 1-877-444-6777 or recreation.gov.
At a Glance
||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
||$16 camping fee $6 day use fee
||Max RV length 25 feet; reservations must be made at least four days in advance; two night minimum 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 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.
It is difficult to access Jefferson Lake Recreation Area during the winter months. The roads to this site are not maintained for snow throughout the winter.
Parking is available at each campsite which can accommodate up to two vehicles.