Lost Park Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Lost Park Campground is located 21 SE of Jefferson off US 285 and CR 35.  It has 12 campsites with a maximum trailer length of 22 feet; elevation is 10,000 feet; camping season at this campground begins in May and continues until the road is no longer accessible because of snow.  Facilities include toilets, tables, water, and fire rings.  There is no trash service at this campground.  

Campsites in this campground are first-come, first-serve.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Lost Park Campground is currently closed for the season.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $15 camping fee
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Max RV length 22';  there are no reservations at this campground, it is first come, first served.  There are no hook-ups at this campground.  No refunds for bad weather.  There is no trash service at this campground; please pack it in and pack it out.
Closest Towns: Jefferson
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031

General Information


From Fairplay travel north on US 285 to the town of Jefferson.  Turn right on County Road 56.  Follow County Road 56 for 17 miles to the campground.


This area is difficult to access during the winter months because of snow and snow drifts.


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


To access the Lost Park Campground take County Road 56 outside Jefferson to its terminus 17 miles at the Lost Park Campground.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Lost Park Campground has 12 campsites.


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Picnic tables Each campsite has a picnic table.
Toilets There are vault toilets.
Parking Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles.
Tent camping There are 12 campsites at this campground
Camping trailer There are 12 campsites at this campground
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