Aspen Campground

Area Status: Open

Aspen Campground has 7 sites and is located near Gould, CO.  It is approximately 22 miles southeast of Walden and is adjacent to the South Fork of the Michigan River and has an elevation of 9,200 ft.

Aspen Campground is very primitive camping and is best suited for tent camping and small trailers up to 20 feet in length. The campground itself is a small loop in a large grove of aspen and the soil is rich with Columbine flowers. The amount of shade at each campsite varies widely. Some campsites have decent shade while others are out in the open.

There is cellular service for most as the area surrounding the campground is populated. 

RECREATION: While recreation nearby is very limited, campers could take a drive to find recreation such as hiking and fishing. Also in the area is the Moose Visitor Center for Colorado State Forest. The Center tells the story of the North Park moose and early timber camps. It also features information on the park and its wildlife.

AMENITIES: Vault toilet, and each camp site offers a firegrate and picnic table. No electric hook-ups or showers available.


MAXIMUM CONSECUTIVE STAY: You may stay up to 14 nights during a visit at this campground

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At a Glance

Reservations: This is a first-come, first-served campground, no reservations.
Area Amenities: Tent camping
Fees: $14 per site. Exact cash or check only as there is no option for change back if paying cash.  NO CREDIT CARDS accepted. Payment instructions are found on the kiosk.
Open Season: June (weather dependent) - November (weather dependent)
Restrictions: *Dogs must be on leash at all times in the campground *Max Trailer Length: 20 ft
Closest Towns: Gould & Walden, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Parks Ranger District, Walden, CO
Information Center: Parks Ranger District
(970) 723-2700
100 Main Street
Walden, CO 80480

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8,900 ft - 8,900 ft