Marshall Park Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Off Hwy 149 west of Creede

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

Elevation is 8,800 feet.  16 sites of which 7 are paved pull throughs and 9 are dead end gravel spurs.

Campground is located adjacent to Colorado Hwy. 149 and the Rio Grande River for easy access to through travelers and over nighters.  It is the closest Forest campground to the town of Creede. There is very little screening or trees in the campground, so any vehicle traffic along Colorado Hwy. 149 is visible. The sun hits most of campground in the late morning, which means cool morning temperatures, but not much afternoon shade.  The road is blacktopped through the campground and some pull-throughs are also paved. Maximum trailer length is 40 feet. The facilities include 16 sites with parking spur, table and fire ring. There is a vault toilet designed for handicapped usage accessible for wheelchairs. The toilet does have a night light. There is no potable water. Garbage cans are centrally grouped and available for use Memorial Day until Labor Day. There is a sink water disposal facility. Campground hosts are stationed here in site 16. Firewood may be purchased through campground host. Campfire programs are presented periodically through the summer. The Rio Grande River is very close and can provide much summer water fun. This is a very popular campground, close to town and is fairly heavily used. It tends to remain full from mid-June through August. reservations available, recreation.gov or call 977-444-6777        14 DAY CAMPING LIMIT.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER - Open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Closed and gated in the off-season.
Operational Hours: GATED CLOSED for winter, 09/16/2013 through MAY 15, 2014. Open from Memorial Day Weekend all summer through Labor Day.   Closed and gate is locked from after Labor Day through the winter and spring until the next Memorial Day.
Reservations: Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance but they must be made at least four days prior to your intended arrival date. Use web site www.recreation.gov for reservations, or call toll free 877-444-6777
 
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $18/Night for single unit, $36.00/Night for double unit.  Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 16 sites -7 are pull through sites / $18.00 - overnight.for single, $36.00 - overnight for double.  Spaces handle up to 35 foot RV's.
Open Season: 05/27/2011 - 09/06/2011
Usage: Light
Best Season: June-August
Busiest Season: July
Restrictions: Closed and gated for winter after Labor Day weekend. Must have a Colorado Fishing License to fish the Rio Grande River.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: NO
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire - This campground is part of the NRRS. There are 16 units that can be reserved. Rese
Information Center: Click here for site descriptions. Call 719-658-2556 or 719-657-3321 for real time information on weather, other conditions.

General Information

Directions: Directions from Creede, Colorado: Travel 7.0 miles west on Colorado Highway 149 to Forest Development Road # 523. Take Forest Road # 523 1.0 mile to campground entrance.

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Campground Camping

16 sites of which 7 are paved pull through and 9 are dead end gravel spurs.

Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov
No. of Sites 13 single site(s), 3 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

A few sites can accommodate up to a 40 ft. unit.


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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Accessible Restroom
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  35 Feet
  Latitude : 
37.792940
  Longitude : 
-106.98067
  Elevation : 
8780