Miller Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
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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!

Miller Creek Campground is about 18 miles north of Durango and 2 miles north of the Lemon Reservoir dam along Forest Rd. 596 (County Rd. 243).

The campground has a concrete boat ramp at its north end. Its 12 campsites offer a choice of sun or shade; 5 of the sites share a large parking area. RVs can be leveled without much difficulty. A shady roadside picnic area has 4 tables available for day use. The Upper Lemon Day-Use Area, a fishing-access site, is 1.5 miles north of Miller Creek.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Durango, Vallecito, Bayfield.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

General Notes:

 

Its 12 campsites offer a choice of sun or shade; five of the sites share a large parking area. RVs can be leveled without much difficulty. A shady roadside picnic area has 4 tables available for day
use.

Fireplaces (firewood limited, you gather), tables, flush toilets, potable water in season, refuse containers provided, and ample parking. Operated by concessionaire. Host on site.

There is a concrete boat ramp at its north end.

The Upper Lemon Day Use Area, a fishing-access site, is 1.5 miles north of Miller Creek.

Attractions & Considerations

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.


Directions:

Miller Creek Campground is about 18 miles north of Durango and 2 miles north of the Lemon Reservoir dam along Forest Rd. 596 (County Rd. 243).

Miller Creek Campground area map.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.4046
  Longitude : 
-107.6612
  Elevation : 
8000