Willow Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located in the Arapaho National Recreation Area near Grand Lake, CO. This is the only campground located next to Willow Creek Reservoir. There are 35 non-electric sites that will accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. There is one group site that will accommodate tents only and can hold up to 20 people. Facilities provided include restrooms, trash service and drinking water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. Some campsites have a bear locker. Additional facilities include a boat ramp. Only non-motorized boating is allowed on Willow Creek Reservoir. Popular activities include fishing and boating on Willow Creek Reservoir and other nearby lakes and streams.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Must have or purchase a pass valid in the Arapaho National Recreation Area.
Reservations: First come, first served campground. The group site is reservable from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Reserve group site online at www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 as early as 360 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Check the campground table for campground fee information. Arapaho National Recreation Area use fee also required. Annual passes available. (Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide the cardholders a 50% discount on campground fees.)
Open Season: 6/1 - 9/27
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 because driving or parking off road is not permitted.
  • Maximum Vehicle Length: 40'.
  • Pets must be on a hand-held leash. 
Closest Towns: Granby, CO; Grand Lake, CO
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Passes: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Operated By: Concession operated by American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111, Contact Us

General Information

Directions: In the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), six miles northwest of Granby on US Highway 34, then three miles west on County Road 40 (on Willow Creek Reservoir)

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