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Luders Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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This is a good area for big game hunting in season. Mountain biking & 4W-driving on area roads. The most common trees are Engelmann Spruce and Quaking Aspen. The road leading to the campground is itself of historical significance. It was one of the famous toll roads leading west from Saguache built by Otto Mears in 1876. Attractions include big game hunting, other dirt roads and the Cochetopa Pass on the Continental Divide. Continental Divide Trail 1 mile west. Horse camping allowed scroll down for more information.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NO WATER -  PACK IN/PACK OUT..  No drinking water for humans; designated watering area for stock in Luders Creek.
Operational Hours:  NO POTABLE WATER. - PACK IN/PACK OUT.  No drinking water for humans; designated watering area for stock in Luders Creek.
Rentals & Guides: Upper Crossing Guard Station cabin $75.00 per night/ recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees $5/Night for single unit - Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 5 sites, 3 are pull through / 3 corrals for horses and other stock.
Open Season: Closed November 15th Until - Memorial Day Weekend 2018
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Fires in designated fire rings only.
Closest Towns: Saguache, CO
Water: NO
Restroom: YES - outside vault
Operated By: Forest Service - Saguache Ranger District 719 655-2547

General Information

Directions: Directions from Saguache, Colorado: Take Colorado Highway 114 northwest for 22.0 miles. Next, take Forest Road #750(County Road NN 14) west/northwest for 11 miles to Luders Creek Campground.

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Continental Divide Trail 1 mile west of campground

Day Hiking

Continental Divide Trail 1 mile west of campground.

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