Ward Lake Campground - Grand Valley RD

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

A typical campsite.

Ward Lake Campground elevation is 10,200 ft. There are 27 campsites. Maximum spur lenght - 45 ft.  The campground meanders along the shores of Ward Lake among spruce trees. Some campsites are on the shore while others overlook the lake. Still others are tucked back and away from the Lake. Shoreline sites are open and on an unmarked spur road, while remaining sites are shaded and more secluded.

The campground provides convenient access to the many lakes on the Grand Mesa.  This is mosquito country; bring lots of repellent.

A typical campsite. A typical campsite. GV Ward Lake Campground

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables
Fees $16 per night per camping unit; $4 per day for Day Use/Picnic if in a campsite; $6 per firewood bundle; $5.00 per bag of trash (for non- registered guests).
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Delta, Co
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
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


From Cedaredge, CO, take State Rt. 65 north 15.6 miles to ForestRt. 121 and camping symbol sign. Turn right onto Rt. 121 and go0.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 27
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

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Water Activities

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Picnic tables many
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities


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10,200 ft.


log cabin with red roof in meadow surrounded by aspens in leafing out in early spring

Silesca Ranger Station- one of several cabins you can reserve on our forest.

tent in woods

Just about all the shelter you need for a night in the backcountry!

fire in ring with RV in background

RV camping with many of the comforts of home!