Clear Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
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A photo of site #6 at Clear Lake Campground. Each campsite includes a picnic table and a fire grate.

A small rustic campground located four miles south of Georgetown along the Guanella Pass Road. Clear Lake is a first-come, first-served campground. Reservations are not accepted. There are eight sites available, all are suitable for small camper trailers and tents. Facilities provided include restrooms and water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Click here for more information on camping near Guanella Pass

Clear Lake Campground will be closing for reconstruction on Sunday, July 29, 2018.  Clear Lake campground will reopen June 2019.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Additional camping information for the Guanella Pass corridor. New Pakring, camping and campfire regulations are in place to help protect the watershed. Park in the designated (signed) pullouts along the Guanella Pass road or in the designated trailhead parking areas. Camp in Forest Service developed campgrounds. Dispersed camping is only allowed in designated camping sites along Forest Service Roads 118E and 119 (Geneva Ck road). Designated camping sites are signed with “Parking” and “Tent” symbols.  Forest Service Roads 118E & 119 are the only locations you can disperse camp within the Guanella Pass corridor. Campfires allowed in FS developed campgrounds or designated campsites along Forest Service Road 118E & 119.        
Fees Check the campground table for fee information.
Open Season: 6/8 - 9/3
Usage: Light
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 15 to 25 feet.  Dogs must be on leash.
Closest Towns: Georgetown, CO
Water: Yes
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: Four miles south of Georgetown on Guanella Pass Road

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Campground Camping

A small rustic campground located four miles south of Georgetown along the Guanella Pass Road. Clear Lake is a first-come, first-served campground. Reservations are not accepted. There are eight sites available, all are suitable for small camper trailers and tents. Facilities provided include restrooms, and water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table.

Fire InformationCampfires are allowed in the fire ring provided, dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest if available. Wood may also be purchased from the hosts.
No. of Sites8
Reservation InfoClear Lake is a first-come, first-served campground. Reservations are not accepted.
Difficulty Level: Easy

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