Jacks Gulch Equestrian

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Jacks Gulch Equestrian Campground is part of Jacks Gulch Recreation area which has RV, tent and group campsites. A nature trail circles the entire area. The campground is situated in a ponderosa pine forest setting with scattered clones of aspen. There are five sites, each with four horse stalls and room to accommodate a horse trailer. Two of the sites are reservable. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Popular riding and hiking trails are easily accessed from this campground.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire.
Reservations: Campsites are reservable early June through mid-October. Reservations accepted for two equestrian sites. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 180 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival.
Fees Check detailed fee information on www.recreation.gov or see general fees on our campground table. Fees are discounted 25% when water is off. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Five horse camping sites are available in one loop -- small corrals provided. Please note: Only noxious weed-free hay is allowed on public lands in Colorado. A list of weed-free hay suppliers is available from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Dispersed camping with horses is also an option. Call the district office for more information.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water is usually available through late September.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Canyon Lakes Ranger DistrictContact Us

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Highway 14 and drive approximately 26 miles. Turn left (south) onto Pingree Park Road (County Road 63E). Drive just over six miles to the campground.

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Five equestrian sites, each with four small corrals, provide ample room for horses, trailers and people. The riding into the Comanche Peak Wilderness area is superb. Remember to bring weed free hay.

Fire Information Unless fire restrictions are in effect, campfires 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 Sites 5 sites
Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at two of the campsites. Sites can be reserved as early as 180 days in advance up to a minimum of four days prior to arrival. Reservations may be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov.

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