North Clear Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

West of Creede off highway 149

GATED CLOSED for winter, 09/16/2013 through MAY 15, 2014.

This campground is located 24.5 miles west of Creede on Forest Road 510. It is completely hidden from FR 510 and has 21 sites with parking spurs, tables and a fire ring in each. 2 vault type toilets are provided and potable drinking water comes from a well. This campground is only open from Memorial Day weekend to Sept. 29, 2013.  Garbage cans are centrally located.  Firewood is not provided. A host is stationed at the campground which is usually only about 1/3 full. It is adjacent to North Clear Creek which is great for fishing. Some sites are in sunny openings, while some sites are screened and shaded with small aspen/spruce/fir. This is a good general area  to observe and take pictures of the aspen colors in the fall, and maybe see a Moose. This campground is recommended for solitude and quiet camping well away from towns and busy roads.  14 DAY CAMPING LIMIT.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: GATED CLOSED for winter, 09/16/2013 through MAY 15, 2014.
Operational Hours: GATED CLOSED for winter, 09/16/2013 through MAY 15, 2014. Open for Summer Camping from Memorial Day weekend through Sept. 15, 2013.  Closed and gated during the late fall, all winter, and in the spring until Memorial Day weekend.
Reservations: None Taken
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16/Night for single unit, $32/Night for double unit.  Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 21 sites / $16.00 - overnight, $32.00 overnight for double sites
Open Season: Memorial Weekend - Sept. 29, 2013
Usage: Light
Best Season: June-August
Restrictions: Closed and gated for Winter after Labor Day weekend  until next Memorial Weekend. Must have a Colorado Fishing License to fish in North Clear Creek.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: potable water from Hand Pump
Restroom: 2 vault toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire - Divide Ranger District, 719-657-3321
Information Center: Click here for site descriptions Call 719-658-2556 or 719-657-3321 for real time information.

General Information

Directions: Directions from Creede, Colorado: Travel west on Colorado Highway 149 for 22.4 miles to Forest Road #510. Take FR # 510 north for 2.1 miles to campground entrance.

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water