Kenosha East Campground
Kenosha East campground is across Highway 285 from the Kenosha Pass Campground. There are twelve campsites and they are universal designed sites including high grills, picnic tables and benches.
All dates are weather dependent. Dates of operation below are dates visitors may expect full service. The area also has an extended season when services such as water, trash or a host may not be available between April 30, 2021 and December 31, 2021.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
|Reservations:||This campground is a first-come, first-served campground. No reservation is required.|
|Area Amenities:||Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking|
$21.00 fee per site for overnight. Two (2) vehicles per site are included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle.
$7.00 day use fee if not camping overnight.
Fees are payable by cash, check or money order.
|Busiest Season:||Summer to Fall|
|Restrictions:||The following restrictions apply to this campground:
|Closest Towns:||Bailey, Grant, Fairplay|
|Passes:||The Interagency Senior Pass and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.|
|Operated By:||Rocky Mountain Recreation Company|
|Information Center:||Pre-season and extended season have reduced service such as trash, or a host may not be available.
Appears on the following maps:
From Denver, drive southwest on US Highway 285 for approximately 50 miles. Kenosha East Campground/Picnic Area is located off of Highway 285, at the top of Kenosha Pass.
This area is adjacent to a wetland interpretative area and the remnants of the South Park and Pacific Railroad wye (Y). "Helper" engines from either Webster on the east side or Como on the west side of Kenosha Pass, assisted the regular engine in getting the train to the top, and then used the wye (Y) to turn around and head back down hill.
Parking is available on either side off of US Highway 285.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
There are seven sites available at the Kenosha Pass - East Campground. This site is a first-come, first-served campground. Water available at Kenosha Pass Campground.
|Camping trailer:||Can accommodate larger trailers|
|Parking:||Either side of US Highway 285|