Mizpah Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

A recreation site sign at Mizpah Campground. Entrance to the site is on the right side of photo.

A small rustic campground located along Highway 40 and West Clear Creek in a spruce-fir forest. Mizpah is a first-come, first-served campground. Reservations are not accepted. There are ten sites available; all sites are suitable for RV camping and tents. Facilities provided include restrooms and water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. There are no electric/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. Firewood is for sale at the campground. Activities include fishing, scenic driving and nearby access to Jones Pass and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground is closed indefinitely due to a culvert failure and associated road damage.
Operational Hours: Closed indefinitely
Fees Check the campground table for fee information.
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 20 to 30 feet.
Closest Towns: Empire, 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: From Denver take I-70 west to US 40. Travel north on US 40 for about 7.5 miles. The campground is on the left side of the highway.

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