Spruce Group Campground


A developed group campground with the following attractions: hiking, fishing and boating. At Lake Isabel, non-motorized boating, and fishing. St. Charles Creek is closed to the campground, but fishing is available. Access to motorized and non-motorized trails including Cisneros, St. Charles, and Snowslide.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday night minimum required stay on weekends. 3 nights minimum on holiday weekends. 
$100.00 per night
Day capacity - 90
Night Capacity - 40
A fee of $6 for extra vehicles will be collected at the entrance to the Lake Isabel Recreation area.
Open Season: 05/19/2017
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Group campers only.
  • Limited parking.
  • No refunds for bad weather.
  • 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: Rye, CO
Water: Drinking water is provided by a well with a hand pump
Restroom: There is a double vault accessible toilet.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Information Center:
During peak season, the campground is a full-service campground. Post season has reduced service such as water, trash, or a host may not be available.

General Information

Directions: Located in south central Colorado, 43 miles southwest of Pueblo. 18 miles south on interstate 25 to exit 74. Go west on state highway 165. Paved access road.


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

This group campground has a covered picnic shelter that seats 25 to 30 people. There are 2 grills that are 3' by 2' deep and there are 6 fire rings with grates at individual campsites. This campground also has a horseshoe pit, volleyball court, vault-type accessible toilet, drinking water from a hand pump, and trash dumpsters.

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8,400 feet