Marshall Park Campground

Area Status: Open
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Off Hwy 149 west of Creede

This campground is located near Creede, Colorado right beside State Highway 149.  The elevation is 8,800 feet.  It is comprised of 16 sites arranged in a large loop, of which 7 are paved pull through sites 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 overnight campers. 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 Highway 149 is visible and audible. The sun hits most of campground in the late morning, which means cool morning temperatures, but there is not much afternoon shade.  The road is blacktopped through the campground loop and some pull-through sites are also paved. Maximum trailer length is 40 feet. The facilities include 16 sites each with a parking spur, picnic table and fireplace ring. There is a vault toilet designed for handicapped usage accessible for wheelchairs. The toilet even has a night light. There is no potable water. Garbage containers are centrally grouped and available for use Memorial Day until Labor Day. There is a sink water disposal facility. Campground hosts are usually stationed here in site 16.  Firewood may be purchased through the campground host. 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 are available, search the web www.recreation.gov or call 977-444-6777.    14 DAY CAMPING LIMIT.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER - Campground OPEN
Operational Hours: Open from Memorial Day Weekend all summer through Labor 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: memorial day weekend - labor day weekend
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.


Fishing

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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