West Chicago Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

One of the campsites at West Chicago Creek Campground. Amenities are in the background.

Located three miles off Highway 103 along West Chicago Creek in an aspen and lodgepole pine forest setting. There are 15 sites available. All sites are suitable for small RV camping and tents. Facilities provided include restrooms and water. Each site contains a tent pad, picnic table and fire grate. Some first come, first serve sites may be available. Sites may be available on a first come first served basis outside the reservation season. Electric/water/sewer site hook-ups are not available at this campground. Firewood is available for sale at the campground.

Off-road vehicle routes do not exist in this area. OHV are prohibited within the campground. Easy access to hiking trails in the Mount Evans wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees Check detailed information on www.recreation.gov or see general fees on the campground table.
Open Season: 5/18 - 9/23
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 30 to 45 feet.  Dogs must be on leash.
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, 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 for 6.5 miles and turn right on southwest Forest Service Road 188 (West Chicago Creek Road). Go 3 miles to campground.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.679148

  Longitude : 
-105.657361

  Elevation : 
9,600'

 



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