Difficult Campground

  

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This campground is close to Aspen, Colorado. There are 47 campsites & a group area which can accomodate up to 20 people & 10 vehicles. Difficult Campground is located five miles southeast of Aspen on Highway 82. The 47 sites have limited spurs to accommodate trailers up to 40'. Please note that vehicles over 35 feet in length are prohibited over Independance Pass but can access the campground via Aspen. Water, garbage and vault toilets are provided for visitors.

Difficult Campground provides access to hiking trails and fishing sites along the Roaring Fork River and neighboring beaver ponds. It's located at an elevation of 8,180' and has a five-day stay limit. The campground has many trees and many sites are shaded.

Difficult Campground also has a Day Use Area, Trailhead and a Group Camping Site.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site may be reserved online at www.recreation.gov or by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777). Some sites are first come first served.
Fees $23/Night per single site
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Aspen, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Aspen Ranger District (970) 925-3445

General Information

Directions:

From Aspen, CO travel 5 miles southeast on Highway 82 to the campground.


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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoThis 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 http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70058&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites45 single site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sites2 of 46

RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoThis 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 http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70058&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Hookup - SewerNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.14166667

  Longitude : 
-106.7736111

  Elevation : 
8200