Happy Meadows Campground

Happy Meadows Campground is located three miles north of Lake George off CR77.  Parking spurs are 20-30 feet with a maximum trailer length of 22 feet; elevation is 7,900 feet. Facilities include toilets, tables, water, and fire rings. The South Platte River is nearby for fishing.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are recommended in the busy summer months and can be made 180 days in advance maximum/ 4 days in advance minimum by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting recreation.gov. 
Fees: $22.00 fee per site for overnight camping.  (26.00 for premium sites)
Two vehicles or one RV per site is included in the camping fee. $10.00 for a third vehicle.  $10.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight. Fees are payable by cash, check, or money order. Self-service fee tube is available. First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the same night.
Open Season: May 19, 2023 - Oct. 09, 2023
  • Maxium of eight people per site
  • No more than a 14 consecutive night stay in campground
  • Maximum three tents per site or one RV and two tents
  • Dogs, including service dogs, must be leashed at all times
  • Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m
  • Campfires are resrtricted to fire rings only. Be sure that your campfire is completely extinguished before leaving.
Closest Towns: Lake George, CO
Water: Water pump; no water hook ups
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719-836-2031

General Information


At Lake George on US-24 turn north on County Road 77 (also known as the Tarryall road)  Travel about 1 mile and turn east on County Road 112.  The campground will be on your right about one mile in.


Parking is available at each campsite which can accommodate up to two vehicles.


Campground Camping

Happy Meadows Campground has 8 campsites, two of which are buddy sites.

Fees: $17
Reservation required?: Y

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