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
NO WATER Temporarily closed due to downed trees-closes in late Nov. PACK IN/PACK OUT.
NO WATER -Temporarily closed due to downed trees. Closes in late Nov. PACK IN/PACK OUT.
Rentals & Guides:
Carnero Guard Station cabin $50.00 / night. Recreation.gov
$5/Night for single unit - Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
11 sites / $5.00 - overnight
May 20th - November 25th
La Garita, CO
Yes - outside vault
Forest Service - Saguache Ranger District 719 655-2547
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.