$15.00 fee per site for overnight. Two (2) vehicles per site are included in the camping fee. $5.00 for a third vehicle.
$14.00 fee per night off season.
$6.00 day use fee 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.
Open year round
Summer to Fall
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.
No water is available
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.
Rocky Mountain Recreation Company manages all campgrounds on the South Platte Ranger District.
Contact the South Platte Ranger District at 303.275.5610 for more information.
From Denver, drive southwest on US Highway 285 for approximately 50 miles. Kenosha East Campground/Picnic Area is located off of Highway 285, at the top of Kenosha Pass.
This area is a wetland interpretative area and the remnants of the South Park and Pacific Railroad wye (Y). "Helper" engines from either Webster on the east side or Como on the west side of Kenosha Pass, assisted the regular engine in getting the train to the top, and then used the wye (Y) to turn around and head back down hill.
Parking is available on either side off of US Highway 285.
Camping & Cabins
There are seven sites available at the Kenosha Pass - East Campground. This site is a first-come, first-served campground.