Echo Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

An interpretive sign posted at the entrance to the campground, with picnic tables and benches.

Situated at the base of Mount Evans along Highway 103 in spruce forest. There are 17 sites available with ten suitable for RV camping and seven more suitable for tents. Facilities provided include restrooms and water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Some first come, first serve sites may be available. Sites may be available on a first come first served basis outside the reservation season. There are no electric/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. Firewood is for sale at the campground.

The City and County of Denver Mountain Park, Echo Lake, and Echo Lake Lodge are located adjacent to the campground. Activities in the area include hiking in the Mount Evans Wilderness Area, fishing, scenic drives, and wildlife viewing. Several trails leave directly from the campground.

At a Glance

Fees Check detailed information on www.recreation.gov or see general fees on the campground table.
Open Season: 6/8 - 9/3
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Tents must fit on the pads provided. RVs, trailers or other vehicles must fit on the parking spur because driving or parking off road is not permitted. The parking length ranges from 20 to 55 feet.  Dogs must be on leash.
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs or Bergen Park, CO
Water: hand water pump/spigot
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Clear Creek Ranger District Visitor Services and Idaho Springs Visitor Center, 2060 Miner St., Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Phone 303-567-4382; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: I-70 westbound, Idaho Springs exit #240 - Hwy 103. Go south 14 miles to the intersection of Hwy 103 and Hwy 5 (Mt Evans Road). Turn right on Hwy 5 then turn left to enter the campground.

Recreation Map

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Activities


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