Storm King Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

located on county road 41G

Fishing in area streams, mountain biking on forest roads. There are 11 campsites with tables, fireplaces, vault toilets and no drinking water. Firewood is limited and no refuse receptacles are provided. 4 WD Forest Roads 685 and 684 are nearby. The campground is situated at the base of Storm King Mountain (elevation 10,849). It lies in an Aspen glen amidst rolling and rocky hills on the Middle Fork of Carnero Creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER  OPEN closes Nov. 24.  PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Operational Hours:  NO WATER -OPEN  -closes Nov. 24.   PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Rentals & Guides: Carnero Guard Station cabin $50.00 / night.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $5/Night for single unit - Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 11 sites / $5.00 - overnight
Open Season: May 20th - November 24th
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: La Garita, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Yes - outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service - Saguache Ranger District 719 655-2547

General Information


Directions from Saguache, Colorado: Take CO Highway 114 for 14.5 miles west to County Road 41G, follow Forest Road 690 (CR 41G) over Carnero Pass. The campground is 14 miles from Highway 114 by this route.

Directions from Monte Vista, Colorado: From U.S. Highway 285, take the La Garita turnoff (County Road G) and follow the paved road 6.0 miles west. Where the road forks, take the graveled Carnero Creek Road (FR 690/CR 41G) 14.5 miles northwest to the campground.

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites11 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Most sites can accommodate units up to 25' in length


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