Area Status: Closed

A developed campground with the following attractions: hiking, fishing, bicycling, motorcycling, and ATV riding close by. Access to Lion Canyon multi-use trail from campground. East Bear Gulch, Stutz, and Tanner trailheads are all within six miles, and are multi-use trails.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground is permanently closed.
Reservations: This is a first-come, first served campground. No reservation is required.
Fees: This is a non-fee campground.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Maximum 10 persons per site.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
  • Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
  • Camping is NOT ALLOWED behind a LOCKED GATE.
Closest Towns: Canon City, Colorado
Water: No water available
Restroom: Three older non-handicap-accessible toilets.
Operated By: San Isabel National Forest
Information Center: This campground is a free use, first come first serve site. During the summer, the site receives heavy use on the weekends and holidays. The maximum number of people per site is 10.

General Information

Directions: From Hwy 50 in Canon City, go south on 9th street until 9th street turns into Elm Ave. Turn right on Elm Ave, proceed for one block and then turn left onto Oak Creek Grade Road. The campground is approximately 15 miles on the left.


Campground Camping

15 campsites which are for tents and/or very small trailers. Parking spur, tables, fire rings and grills are provided at this campground. There is no drinking water or trash receptacle provided. There are 3 older non-handicap-accessible toilets.

Recreation Areas

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