Jefferson Creek Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed

Jefferson Creek Campground has 17 campsites with parking spurs of 25-40 feet and a maximum trailer length of 25 feet. The elevation is 10,100 feet. Facilities include toilets, tables, water, trash and fire rings.

It is difficult to access Jefferson Lake Recreation Area during the winter months. The roads to this site are not maintained for snow throughout the winter.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are recommended during the busy summer months and can be made up to 180 days in advance maximum/4 days in advance minimum at 1-877-444-6777 or Two-night minimum stay on weekends; three-night minimum stay on holidays.
Fees: $22.00 fee per site for overnight camping. 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 17, 2024 - Oct. 13, 2024
Restrictions: Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Campfires are restricted to fire rings only.  Maximum 14 consecutive night stay.
Closest Towns: Jefferson, 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


From US Highway 285 at Jefferson, take County Road 35 north to County Road 37 and turn right.  Pay the user fee at Jefferson Lake Recreation Area entrance station and continue on the road to the campground.


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