Upper Beaver Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

The campground is composed of two sections laid out under ponderosa pine. Parking on several sites is side-by-side providing little privacy between sites. The nearby Beaver Creek Reservoir features a boat ramp and fishing for brown, brook and rainbow trout and kokanee salmon.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Sites 1-4 (South side) remain open during the Winter with no services provided.  May become inaccessible due to snow levels.
Operational Hours:  The 4 sites on south side of campground are open during the winter. Trash, water and restrooms are not provided.  May become inaccessible to snow levels.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: Single site - $27 to $31/night.
Double site - $54 to $58/night.
Day-use - $12/day (picnicking).  
Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Open Season: May 27 2022 - Labor Day weekend
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Near Beaver Creek Reservoir, boats allowed, no wakes, trolling motors OK, concrete boat ramp
Closest Towns: South Fork, Colorado
Water: YES
Restroom: 1 Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: In South Fork, CO, at intersection of Hwy 149 and US 160, take US 160 west 1.4 miles to Beaver Creek Rd. sign. Turn left at sign onto Beaver Creek Rd. and go 3 miles to Lower Beaver campground sign. Keep going another .75 miles to the Upper Beaver Campground sign. Turn right into the parking area.

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

14 sites

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None
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Lake and Pond Fishing

Beaver Creek reservoir - 1 mile south
Fishing Mode concrete boat ramp
Special Designations accessible
Fish Species Kokanee salmon, Rainbow \& Brown trout
Water Temperature cold
Fishing Method flies, lures and bait where allowed
Water/Flow Level seasonal
Difficulty Level: Easy

River and Stream Fishing

Trout fishing in Beaver Creek and Beaver Creek reservoir - 1 mile south
Fish Species seasonal
Fishing Mode Kokanee, Rainbow, Brook \& Brown trout
Special Designations Flies, lures \& bait where allowed
Water Temperature Easy
Water/Flow Level cold

Day Hiking


Big Game Hunting

Open during hunting season - see Colorado Division of Wildlife regulations. Unit 80

OHV Trail Riding


4 miles south of South Fork, Hwy 160, easy access off forest road 20

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

South Fork Nordic Ski Trail is southwest of South Fork. Travel 1.4 miles west on Hwy 160 turn left on the Beaver Creek Road. Proceed 2.8 miles to the Forest Service facility on your right, there's a fenced parking area. The meadows and hills provide easy terrain, with slight grades and a few short, steep hills. It curves through trees and open space. The entire length of the trail is 2.2 miles.


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