Camp Hale East Fork Group Campground

  

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**Bear activity has been increasing.  For this reason a "food storage order" is in effect at all developed campgrounds on the Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District, and the Piney Gaurd Station, Tigiwon Lodge, Mount of the Holy Cross Overlook, Homestake Road FSR 703, and Nolan Creek Road. This order requires all food and refuse to be stored in hard-sided vehicles, approved bear-resistant containers, or supended at least 10 feet clear of the ground at all points and four feet horizontally from any supporting tree or pole. This order has been issued to provide for public safety and wildlife conservation. Hopefully it will reduce wildlife habituation problems. Click here to view the food storage order.**

This group campground is located in a wide, flat, open valley sparsely forested by lodgepole pines. It is near the headwaters of the Eagle River and East Fork Eagle River. The Colorado Trail crosses within walking distance and the gravel roads in the Camp Hale area provide easy walking and bike paths. Fishing is also available in numerous small streams nearby. This group site accommodates groups of 1 - 200 people. A gathering area contains several picnic tables, a large fire ring, and pedestal cooking grates. Camping sites of various lengths are located throughout. This site is wheelchair accessible and has two accessible tent pads. There is no drinking water and no electric hook-ups or dump stations are available.

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At a Glance

Reservations: For reservations call Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at Recreation.gov
Fees Varies depending on group size.
Open Season: May 23 - October 01, 2014
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Red Cliff
Operated By: Concessionaire: California Land Management Services, d/b/a White River Recreation Company

General Information

Directions: Off Interstate 70, take Exit 171 for Minturn and Hwy 24. Turn right and continue about 17 miles to Camp Hale, passing through Minturn. Enter Camp Hale on the left at the main entrance marked by stone pillars. Cross the bridge and turn right onto FSR 714. Follow this dirt road about 2.3 miles before turning right onto FSR 726. Follow this a short distance to the campground on the right.

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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=70690&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Hookups - Electricno
Dump Stationsno
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Pavement Type for Parkingdirt/gravel
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Fire InformationThis 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=70690&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites1-200 people
Hookups - Electricpedestal grills

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.41944444
  Longitude : 
-106.2866667
  Elevation : 
9200