Big Creek Campground - Grand Valley RD

Area Status: Closed
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The Big Creek Campground is near town of Collbran, CO.  There is hiking, OHV trails, fishing and jeep roads are nearby.  Most of the camp sites are shady with a maximum spur length 33 feet.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water.
Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: $18 per night per camping unit; $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 $18 fee for per night camping unit will apply, less any day use fees already paid.
Open Season: June 26 - Sept. 18
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: June - August
Closest Towns: Collbran, CO
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet
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 Colorado Highway 65 north 12.6 miles. Turn right on Forest Road #121 and go 10 miles. Campground is on the west side of road. 

From Collbran, CO, at "Access Grand Mesa" sign, take County Road 58 south 1.9 miles. Turn left at the "T" for 5.8 miles to Forest Road #521. Note: County Road 58 Road becomes County Road 59 Road. Continue straight on Forest Road #521 for about 7.2 miles. Campground is on the west side of road- look for sign.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 26 single sites
Maximum spur length - 30 ft.
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

OHV Road Riding


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10,130 feet


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tent in woods

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