Silver Bell Campground

  

14 campsites. Picnic Tables, Vault Toilets, Firegrates, Trash Disposal, Potable Water. Access to fishing areas and trails are available. * This campground has a 5 day stay limit. Check out time is 2:00 p.m. * There is an 8 person, two car limit for campsites, with exception for walkin tent sites. * Pets must be on a leash at all times while visiting campgrounds AND within designated Wilderness. The leash should not exceed 6 feet in length. * Camping is permitted in developed campgrounds and/or designated campsites only. * This area provides access to the Maroon Bells - Snowmass Wilderness. Please obey all Wilderness regualtions.

At a Glance

Reservations:

This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)

Fees $15/Night for single unit, plus five day car pass for $5.
Permit Info: Those camping in developed sites in the Maroon Valley must purchase a 5 day vehicle pass ($5 for camping) to drive to their designated campground at the Welcome Station across from the Silver Bar Campground.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located 5.5 miles southwest of Aspen, Colorado, on Maroon Creek Road. From Highway 82 take the Maroon Creek Road exit at the roundabout on the West edge of town. Follow Maroon Creek Road to the Maroon Bells Welcome Station. Coming to Aspen via Independence Pass: Take Highway 82 West from downtown Aspen 1 mile to the roundabout (rotary). From the roundabout, take Maroon Creek Road 4.7 miles to the Maroon Bells Welcome Station. You will pass Aspen High school and Aspen Highlands Ski Area on the way to the Maroon Bells Welcome Station, Independence Pass (Highway 82) is normally open from Memorial Day through mid-October, weather dependant. If you are planning an event during these times, please call the Colorado Department of Transportation Hotline for road updates at (877) 315-7623. Coming to Aspen via Glenwood Springs: Take Highway 82 for 40 miles to the roundabout (rotary). From the roundabout, take Maroon Creek Road 4.7 miles to the Welcome Station.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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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=70060&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites14 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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=70060&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo

Climbing

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Scenic Driving

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