Spillway Campground

Area Status: Open

Spillway Campground is 10 miles southwest of Lake George in Eleven Mile Canyon.  It has 23 campsites with parking spurs 20-45 feet and a maximum trailer length of 25 feet. Camping season begins in May and continues to early October with reduced service.  Facilities include toilets, tables, water, and fire rings.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are recommended in the busy summer months and can be made 180 days in advance maxium/4 days in advance minimum by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting recreation.gov. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: $20 camping fee; $8 day use fee
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Max RV 25 feet; reservations must be made at least four days in advance; two night minimum stay on weekends; three night minimum stay on holidays.  There are no hook-ups at this campground.  No refunds for bad weather.
Closest Towns: Lake George
Water: Water Well Sites
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031

General Information


From Lake George turn off of Highway 24 onto County Road 96.  Follow the road for about one mile into Eleven Mile Canyone.  Spillway Campground is the last campground in Eleven Mile Canyon near the dam.


The area is generally accessible year round; however the campground only operates during the summer months.


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


Campground Camping

Spillway Campground has 23 campsites.


Camping trailer: There are 23 campsites at this campground
Picnic tables: Each campsite has a picnic table.
Tent camping: There are 23 campsites at this campground.
Parking: Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles.
Toilets: There are vault toilets.
Drinking water: Drinking water is available.

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