Jumbo Campground - Grand Valley RD

Area Status: Closed

This campground is at 9800-foot elevation.  The campground is located between Jumbo and Sunset Lakes among mature spruce and aspen trees. The hilly terrain provides privacy for closely spaced sites and a challenge to drivers. Most sites have views of the lakes and are within easy walking distance.

There are 21 sites with electric and 5 without.  Maximum spur length is 60 ft.

The nearby Mesa Lakes Ranger Station was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1941 and provides information to campers. There are lodges close by that provide for a cook's night out. The mosquitoes are plentiful; bring repellent. 26 campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water is available.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777, TDD 1-877-833-6777. Some sites are first-come, first-served.
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: $24 per night per camping unit; $10 per night electric fee; $10 per firewood bundle; $6 per day for day use/picnic. If occupying a campsite for day use/picnic, the $6 per day fee is applicable from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. If still occupying a campsite after 2 p.m., the $24 fee for per night camping unit will apply, less any day use fees already paid.
Open Season: May 28 - Oct. 9
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Mesa, CO
Water: Treated-pressurized
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: There are three ADA accessible sites in this campground. (Site #'s 9,10 & 20) 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


From Mesa, Colo., travel south on State Route 65 for about 13 miles to the campground sign. Turn right into the campground.

General Notes:

There are hiking trails nearby.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 26 (21 with electric and 5 without)
Maximum spur length - 60 ft.
Reservation Info Sites can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov
No. of Accessible sites 3
Status: Open

RV Camping

River and Stream Fishing



Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities: Mesa Lakes Day Use Fee - $8 daily
Drinking water:

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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