Jacks Gulch Group Campground


Area Status: Closed

*Heavily damaged during the Cameron Peak Fire.

This group facility is situated in a ponderosa pine forest and accommodates up to 100 people. There are 10 tent pads each 14 feet by 17 feet in size. There are two common cooking and eating sites each with four picnic tables, a charcoal grill and fire pit. There is also a covered picnic shelter, restroom and water located on the site. This group site has a bear locker. The group site parking will accommodate several cars and up to nine RVs. There are nine electrical outlets for RVs.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Heavily damaged by the Cameron Peak Fire and will remain closed until rebuilt
Reservations: Campsite is reservable early June through mid-October.  Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 360 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival. There is an additional $9 fee for this service via the website and a $10 fee for reservations made via the call center.
Fees: Check detailed fee information on www.recreation.gov or see general fees on our campground table.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum group size is 100 people for day use, or up to 60 people for overnight use. Group site parking will accommodate several cars and up to nine RVs. Horses are not allowed in the group site.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water is usually available through late September.
Restroom: Vault Toilets

General Information

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

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Activities

Campground Camping

Reserve your group site up to 360 days in advance. There is plenty for everyone here -- hiking, fishing (down the road), mountain biking (outside of the wilderness area) and relaxing near the Comanche Peak Wilderness area.

No. of Sites 1 group site
Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at the campsite. Sites can be reserved as early as 360 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.
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.

RV Camping

Reserve your group site up to 360 days in advance. There is plenty for everyone here -- hiking, fishing (down the road), mountain biking (outside of the wilderness area) and relaxing near the Comanche Peak Wilderness area.

No. of Sites 1 group site
Pavement Type for Parking Gravel
Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at the campsite. 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. Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov.
Hookup - Water no
Hookup - Sewer no
Dump Stations no
Hookups - Electric yes
Fire Information Campfires are allowed. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.

Group Camping

Reserve your group site up to 360 days in advance. There is plenty to do for everyone -- hiking, fishing (down the road), mountain biking (outside of the wilderness area) and relaxing near the Comanche Peak Wilderness area. This campground accommodates 60 people overnight.

No. of Sites Ten tent pads plus RV parking.
Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at the campsite. Sites can be reserved as early as 360 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.
Group Shelter Yes
Hookups - Electric Yes
Fire Information Unless fire restrictions are in effect, campfires are allowed in provided grates or fire rings.
Sleeping Shelter No

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.637357

  Longitude : 
-105.523858

  Elevation : 
8,100'