Jefferson Creek Campground

Jefferson Creek Campground is located 5 miles N of Jefferson off CR 35 to CR 37.  It has 17 campsites with parking spurs 25-40 feet and a maximum trailer length of 25 feet; elevation is 10,100 feet; camping season begins in May and continues to early October with reduced service.  The camping fee is $17.00 per night with a $7.00 use fee.  Facilities include toilets, tables, water, trash, and fire rings.


At a Glance

Operational Hours: Jefferson Creek Campground is currently closed for the season.
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
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: $17 camping fee; $7 day use fee
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Max RV length 25 feet; reservations must be made at least four days in advance; two night minimum on weekends; three night minimum stay on holidays.  There are no hook-ups at this campground.  No refunds for bad weather. 
Closest Towns: Jefferson
Water: Water pump; no water hook ups
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Canyon Enterprises
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.


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.


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


Campground Camping

Jefferson Creek Campground has 17 campsites.

Reservation required?: Y


Camping trailer: There are 17 campsites at this campground.
Picnic tables: Each campsite has a picnic table.
Tent camping: There are 17 campsites at this campground.
Parking: Each campsite can accommodate up to two vehicles.
Toilets: There are vault toilets.
Drinking water: Drinking water is available.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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