Lake Fork Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

17.5 miles north of highway 17 on Forest Rd 250

The campground has 18 sites among Aspen and mixed conifers, adjacent to the Conejos River.Gold Medal trout fishing (fly-fishing only) in the Conejos River. Hiking on numerous area trails. The campground, among Aspen and mixed conifer trees, with some sites overlooking the river. It is convenient to several trails, the resort community of Platoro and the Platoro Reservoir.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground will reopen Memorial weekend 2017 
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 for reservations, or call toll free 877-444-6777
Rentals & Guides: near Platoro, there are outfitter-guides, cabins and a store.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Toilets
Fees $18.00 per night. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance. This campground is operated by a concessionaire from the third week in May through mid-September. A campground host is located in unit #7. The host is available from mid-May through Labor Day weekend.
Permit Info: 18 sites - 8 are pull through sites/ $ 18.00 - overnight, Campground host site is #7.
Open Season: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Antonito - Near Platoro
Water: NOT YET
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Hwy17 and go 21.9 miles to Platoro sign (Forest Rd. 250). Turn right at sign onto Rd. 250 (dirt) and go 17.5 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground.

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some sites can accommodate units up to 45'

Campground Camping

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
No. of Sites 15 single site(s), 3 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None


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Toilets vault
Accessible handicap
Tent camping