Geneva Park Campground

 

Kenosha Pass/ Guanella Pass overview map

Section of the Pike National Forest map showing an overview of the Kenosha Pass and Guanella Pass area. This area is commonly referred to as High Country.

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

View of distant trees with road in foreground

At an elevation of 9,813 feet, Geneva Park Campground offers cooler temperatures during the hottest of summer months. Along the Guanella Pass Scenic Byway, this campground is near prime spots for wildlife viewing, scenic driving, landscape photography, hiking, summiting 14,060 foot Mount Bierstadt, and access to 4-wheel drive roads. No dump station, electrical or water hook-ups available.

At a Glance

Operational Hours:

Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet Hours: 10 pm to 6 am

Reservations: Reservation is required. Please call 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov. If making reservations, they must be made at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum on weekends. Three nights minimum on holidays.  
Rentals & Guides:
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
$16.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $5.00 for a third vehicle.
 
$6.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
 
Fees are payable by check or money order. Self servicing fee tube is available.
 
Golden Age and Golden Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee only.
Permit Info:
Open Season: Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Maximum 8 persons per site, 2 tents and 2 vehicles or 1 recreation vehicle. 
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
  • Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
  • Camping is NOT ALLOWED behind a LOCKED GATE.
Closest Towns:

Grant is 7 miles south of the campground along Highway 285.

Denver/Morrison is approximately a 1.5 hour drive east of the campground via Highway 285.

Water: Community pump
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes:

The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.

Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Concessionaire
Information Center:

Appears on the following maps:

  • Pike National Forest
  • USGS Quad Mount Evans
  • National Geographic Trails Illustrated #104 (Idaho Springs / Georgetown/ Loveland Pass)
Contact the South Platte Ranger District at 303.275.5610 for more information.

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Geneva park has 26 campsites to accommodate both recreational vehicle (RV) and tent camping.

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RV Camping

Geneva Park Campground can accommodate recreational vehicles up to 20’ in length. No electricity or hooks ups available. Water is from a hand pump.

Reservation required?: Y

Climbing

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Amenities

Camping trailer 19 standard non-electric sites
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking Driveway entry (back in)
Fee charged for some activities $5.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight
Tent camping 7 tent only non-electric sites
Drinking water