Guanella Pass Campground

Area Status: Closed
Campsite #8 at Guanella Pass, with beautiful pine trees, wildflowers, picnic table and fire grate.

The Guanella Pass Campground is located about 7 miles south of Georgetown on the Gunaella Pass Scenic Byway. Visitors enjoy hiking and fishing in the area.

Facilities: The campground is split into two loops by the county road and South Clear Creek. There are 18 sites in the campground. Elevan are suitable for RV camping and seven are more suitable for tents. Large RVs are not recommended on the byway. Each site has a tent pad, picnic table, fire ring and charcoal grill. The facility also provides hand pumps with potable water, vault toilets and trash dumpsters. There are not electric/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. Firewood is for sale at the campground.

Natural Features: This campground is located at an elevation of 10,900 feet, so cold nights should be expected. Most of the sites are in the open, but there are some tent sites located among the spruce trees.

Recreation: Nearby activities include hiking, fishing, visiting historic Georgetown and local ghost towns. Click here for additonal information on camping near Guanella Pass.

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Note: Projected campground opening/closing dates and water system operation dates may change based on weather and some campgrounds may experience periodic closures for removal of hazard trees or mountain pine beetle treatments. Please check for updates closer to the camping season or call your local Ranger District.  

At a Glance

Reservations: Individual sites at this campground operate on a 6-month rolling basis. Make reservations at or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees: Check detailed information on or see general fees on the campground table.
Open Season: 6/3 - 9/11
Usage: Heavy
  • 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. Driving or parking off road is not permitted.
  • The parking length ranges from 20 to 45 feet. 
  • Dogs must be on leash.
Closest Towns: Georgetown; Grant
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; 303-567-4382; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: Drive west from Denver on Interstate 70. Exit at Georgetown and follow the signs 9 miles from Georgetown to Guanella Pass. Drive west from Denver on US 285 approximately 40 miles to Grant. Turn right (north) on to Park County 62. Drive 14.5 miles to the campground.


Campground Camping

Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

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