Lost Lake Campground-Paonia RD


Area Status: Closed

photo of new cement accessible fishing deck

 

Lost Lake Campground is a great place for families to camp. Kids and parents alike will enjoy fishing and hiking around Lost Lake, Dollar Lake and Lost Lake Slough. Beckwith Pass provides breathtaking vistas of the Ruby Mountain Range. The wildflowers in this region are phenomenal during mid-July and early August.   Campgound Brochure

More on Lost Lake Campground

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At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees: $20 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for day use/picnic in a campsite; $6 per vehicle overflow parking, over 2 vehicles; $10 firewood bundle.
Open Season: June 18 - Oct. 3
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: OHV use is not allowed in campground. No motor boats on Lost Lake Slough. (Pursuant to Forest Order GMUG-2008-10). Dogs must be on a leash.
Closest Towns: Paonia, CO and Crested Butte, CO
Water: Potable Pressurized
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Passes
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Campers are required to store food and other items in a hard sided vehicle or camping unit constructed of solid non-pliable material. Click here for more information.

General Information

Directions:

From Paonia: Travel northeast on Highway 133 for approximately 15 miles to County Road 12, Kebler Pass Road. Turn right onto CR 12 and continue east for approximately 16 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #706, Lost Lake Road. Turn right onto FSR #706 and go another 2 miles to the end at the Lost Lake Campground and Lost Lake Slough.

From Crested Butte: Travel west on County Road 12, Kebler Pass Road, for approximately 16 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #706. Turn left onto FSR #706 and go another 2 miles to the end at the Lost Lake Campground and Lost Lake Slough.


General Notes:

Trails near the campground:

Three Lakes Trail #843

Beckwith Pass Trail #842


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 18
Reservation Info No Reservations

RV Camping

No. of Sites 18
Reservation Info No Reservations
Size Restrictions Spur Length 21'- 28' 
Corrals No

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fish Species Lost Lake Slough - Catchable Rainbow Trout (annually stocked), Brook Trout

Lost & Dollar Lakes - Brook Trout

Horse Camping

No. of Sites 5
Reservation Info No Reservations

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.86929286

  Longitude : 
-107.2092604

  Elevation : 
9623