Lower Beaver Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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8400-foot elevation. Fishing in nearby Beaver Reservoir and Beaver Creek. Hiking on nearby trails. The facilities include 18 newly remodeled (2010) sites with tables and fireplaces, vault type toilets, centralized refuse bin and a developed drinking water system with hand pumps (in season) and ample turn around and parking space for trailers. 15 sites are dead end spurs and 3 sites are pull through spurs.  Attractions in the area include fishing in Beaver Creek and Beaver Reservoir and Tewksberry Trail #842  is available for hiking, biking, ATV riding just to the west. The nearby Beaver Creek Reservoir features a boat ramp and fishing for Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout and Kokanee salmon.    Scroll down to Information Center to see individual site descriptions. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Sites 1-5 remain open during the Winter, but Trash, Water or restrooms are not provided.  May become inaccessible due to snow levels.
Operational Hours: All campground sites are open during Summer. 5 Sites are available Spring, Fall and Winter. 
Reservations: None Taken
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $24/night for single unit, $48/night for double unit,  $12 for day use picnicking   Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.  Host usually present to assist with parking and fees.
Permit Info: 18 campsites.  Host usually present to assist with parking and fees.
Open Season: Memorial Day weekend - The second Monday of September.
Usage: Light
Best Season: June to August
Busiest Season: July
Restrictions:  This campground is located near Beaver Creek Reservoir. Boats allowed, no wakes permitted, trolling motors are okay. concrete boat ramp. Visitors must have a Colorado Fishing License to fish Beaver Creek or Beaver Reservoir. 
Closest Towns: South Fork, Colorado 
Water: Yes
Restroom: 3 Vault Toilets
Operated By: Scenic Canyons Recreational Services
Information Center: Click here for site descriptions. This campground is set to open on May 28, 2021.

General Information

Directions: Directions from South Fork, Colorado: Travel one mile south on U.S. Highway 160 to Forest Road 360. Take FR 360 south for 4.5 miles to lower beaver creek campground entrance.

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