Hawley Creek, Lower Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 
The lower campground has 4 sites and also has potable water. Fishing in Hawley Creek, and in the reservoir. The Hawley Creek Trail is less than 2 miles long, but is rather difficult, gaining over 1000 feet in elevation over the distance. Motorized vehicles (ATVs, motorcycles), are allowed on the trail, but not off trail. There is a spur trail to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. The trail opens up into grasslands toward the top.

At a Glance

Reservations: no reservations
Fees no fee
Open Season: 5/15 - 10/15
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Leadore
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The Hawley Creek Lower Campground is 8 miles southeast of Leadore. Follow Highway 29 east of Leadore, 1 1/4 mile, turn right on the county dirt road and go 6 miles to the junction, Forest Service Road #275. Follow road 4 miles east up Hawley Creek.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.66726934
  Longitude : 
-113.1903163
  Elevation : 
6600