Florida Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Campgrounds still open between September and May have no services (water, electric, trash pick up or rest rooms). Please keep them clean and pack it out. Thanks!

The Florida Campground is 4 miles north of Miller Creek Campground above Lemon reservoir, with 20 shaded campsites. Do not trespass on the private property adjacent to the south side of the campground. A few short pull-thru and back-in sites can accommodate larger RVs. Tent campsites are well-shaded and near the river. There are no individual reservable at Florida Campground.   Large groups can reserve the Florida Group Area, just beyond the regular camping area, which accommodates up to 75 people. The group area has 6 double tables, a buffet table, and 4 fire grates. RV parking is limited. Near the campground entrance, the East Florida Road (Forest Rd. 597) winds steeply uphill. The Lost Lake and Stump Lake Trails begin along this road, offering short, easy hikes to backcountry lakes.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

Florida Campground is on the north end of Lemon Reservoir, four miles north of Miller Creek Campground. Private property adjoins the campground on the south side; please do not trespass.

Directions from Bayfield: travel 9.0 miles north on County Road #501, then 3.0 miles northwest on County Road #240, and finally 6.0 miles north on County Road #243 to the campground entrance.

Florida Campground area map.


General Notes:

Facilities

This is a low-use campground. Colorado blue spruce, Douglas-fir, and aspen dominate the area. Tent campers can find some well-shaded spots near the river.

Attractions & Considerations

Host on site. Potable water in season, trash pickup in season, vault toilets, tables, fireplaces (firewood available, you gather).

After Labor Day, campground host is no longer on duty and camping fees are deposited in fee tubes. Toilets will remain open. If sites have water and trash service they are full price. otherwise they are half price.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.4528
  Longitude : 
-107.6825
  Elevation : 
8500