Buffalo Pass Campground

Area Status: Closed
off Hwy 114 site 15

The campground is comprised of a single large loop, surrounded by a grass meadow in a Ponderosa Pine grove. There are 19 sites, 4 are pull-through. The sites are large and well-spaced with sites #16, 17 and 18 on a dead-end spur with no turn around. The open areas are dotted with wildflowers. The campground is conveniently situated to State Hwy 114 for an overnight stay.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open early May through early November.
Reservations: First come, first serve.
Rentals & Guides: Upper Crossing Guard Station cabin is nearby. $75.00 per night. Reserve at recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Toilets
Fees: Single site - $10/night.
Day use - $10/day (picnicking).
Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Open Season: May - November
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Fires in designated fire rings only.
Closest Towns: Saguache, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Yes -outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: No water or trash service.

General Information


Directions from Saguache, Colorado: Follow Colorado Highway 114 west for 27.6 miles, then take a gravel road 1.7 miles southwest into the Buffalo Pass Campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 19 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Most sites can accommodate units up to 35' in length

Status: Open

River and Stream Fishing

Sheep Creek, 4 miles SE of campground

Fish Species Cutthroat, Brook & Brown Trout
Fishing Mode bank
Water Temperature cold
Fishing Method Flies, lures & bait where allowed
Water/Flow Level seasonal

Day Hiking

Hiking along several forest roads in the vicinity Continental Divide Trail 4 miles west.


# 770 & 771 trailhead on Forest Road 610, about 6 miles north of campground

Elevation desc #771 to Baldy Lake 11,500'

Horse Riding

Big Game Hunting

Open during hunting season - see Colorado Division of Wildlife regulations. Unit 68 & 681

Species deer, elk

Viewing Scenery

Gorgeous scenery west on Hwy 114



Camping trailer: RV camping
Tent camping:

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