Angel of Shavano Group Area

Area Status: Open

This group campground is located near the Angel of Shavano campground and adjacent to the creek. Volleyball, softball, and a horseshoe pit are available. Visitors must bring their own equipment including volleyball net, baseball equipment and horseshoes. Parking is provided for 12-14 passenger vehicles. Firewood is sold by the campground host at the Angel of Shavano campground.

The campground has a covered pavillion with picnic tables, 6 standing grills, 5 large picnic tables and a fire ring with benches.


At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit at least 4 days in advance. Friday and Saturday 2-night minimum required stay on weekends. Three nights minimum on holiday weekends.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees:  $137 per night. Maximum occupancy is 100 people.
Open Season: May 20, 2022 - Sept. 25, 2022
  • Parking is limited to 60'x120' area.
  • Vehicles are not permitted in the lower meadow by the beaver pond.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
  • Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
Closest Towns: Poncha Springs, Colorado and Salida, Colorado
Water: Drinking Water, hand pump at nearby campground
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information


From Poncha Springs, CO take US Hwy 50 west 6 miles then right on County Road 240 for 3 miles to the campground. The group area is located on the left-hand side of the road.

General Notes:

The parking area measures 60' x 120'. The parking area slopes gradually down towards a large meadow. Tents and small pop-up campers are permitted along the edges of the group facility. No facilities are available for large RV's.

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Campground Camping

The Angel of Shavano Group area is available by reservation only for groups up to 100 people.

Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or

Group Camping

This facility is best suited to groups with tent camping in mind. There are no electric or sewer hookups and parking is limited for large RV's. A baseball backstop and poles for a volley ball net are available. Fishing is available in the nearby stream and beaver ponds.

The Colorado Trail is located near the campgroud. Visitors can take County Road 240 up to North Fork reservoir and campground. This road requires a high-clearance vehicle.

Day Hiking

The Colorado Trail (#1776) is located across the road from this campground. Hikers can walk north on the trail to the Blanks Cabin trailhead and the access trail for Mt. Shavano. The southern leg of the trail descends to Hwy 50 and Fooses Creek.

Status: Open
Fees: No fee required

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