Lower Beaver Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

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GATED CLOSED for winter, 09/16/2013 through MAY 15, 2014....however 4 sites remain open for dispersed camping, no water.

8400-foot elevation. Fishing in nearby Beaver Reservoir and Beaver Creek. Hiking on nearby trail. The facilities include 18 newly remodeled (2010) sites with tables and fireplaces, vault type toilets, centralized refuse bin and a developed drinking water system with hand pumps (in season) and ample turn around and parking space for trailers. 15 sites are dead end spurs and 3 sites are pull through spurs.  Attractions in the area include fishing in Beaver Creek and Beaver Reservoir and Tewksberry Trail #842  is available for hiking, biking, ATV riding just to the west. The nearby Beaver Creek Reservoir features a boat ramp and fishing for Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout and Kokanee salmon.    Scroll down to Information Center to see individual site descriptions.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: CLOSED - however 4 sites stay open for dispersed camping, bathroom available, NO WATER
Operational Hours: Between September 15, 2013 and May 15, 2014 the Campground is Gated Closed.... However  4 Sites remain open, with no water for dispersed camping.  Open and operated by concessionaires only between Memorial Weekend and Labor Day.  Closed and gated through the winter/early spring.
Reservations: None Taken
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $17/Night for single unit, $34/Night for double unit Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.  Host usually present to assist with parking and fees.
Permit Info: 18 campsites   $17.00 - overnight
Open Season: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day
Usage: Light
Best Season: June to August
Busiest Season: July
Restrictions: Near Beaver Creek Reservoir, boats allowed, no wakes, trolling motors OK, concrete boat ramp.  Must have a Colorado Fishing License to fish Beaver Creek or Beaver Reservoir. 
Closest Towns: South Fork, Colorado 
Water: YES
Restroom: 3 Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire - Divide Ranger District, 719-657-3321
Information Center: Click here for site descriptions.

General Information

Directions: Directions from South Fork, Colorado: Travel one mile south on U.S. Highway 160 to Forest Road 360. Take FR 360 south for 4.5 miles to lower beaver creek campground entrance.

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Campground Camping

18 sites, 3 are pull throughs and 15 are dead end spurs.  35 to 50 foot lengths,  some suitable for a large RV camping.

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites14 single site(s), 4 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Status: Temporarily closed

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.615816
  Longitude : 
-106.675532
  Elevation : 
8400 - 8400