House Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

The House Creek Recreation Complex is across the reservoir from the McPhee Complex. The access road and parking areas are paved. This gently sloping, grassy area is near the reservoir’s high-water line. This areas include a campground, an open play area, group picnic areas, and a four-lane House Creek Boat Ramp.

House Creek Campground: Newly renovated, the campground has 22 campsites in three loops with 12 reservable sites, 1 group site and 2 picnic areas.  

Services include potable water, trash pickup, vault toilets, picnic tables, fire grates and some electric hookups. A sanitary dump station is in place. There are no showers or firewood.

From late September through October, limited services are available. Between November and May, there are no services (water, trash pick up or restrooms). Please keep the campground clean and pack out any trash!

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check out our Campground Status for up-to-date information.
Reservations: Reservations available at
Fees: Standard: $26
Electric Hookup: $34
Group: $100  
Open Season: May - October
  • Quiet time is typically between 10pm - 6am. Please be a good neighbor and limit use of generators to no more than one hour at a time.
  • Dogs must be leashed or otherwise physically restrained. Do not leave pets unattended.
  • Check-out time: 12:00 pm; Check-in time: 2:00 pm - if the site is empty, campers may come in anytime.
  • Standard single site occupancy is 8, but a single family with > 8 members is acceptable.
  • Equipment with wheels (RVs, campers, cars) must fit in the parking spur.  There is not any overflow parking available.
  • Max RV size = 50 ft
Closest Towns: Dolores
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Composting Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Dolores Ranger District

General Information


From Dolores, CO: Turn left on 11th Street then continue on Dolores-Norwood Road, Forest Rd. 526, and travel approx 7 miles. Turn left (southwest) on the House Creek Road, Forest Rd. 528, and drive for approximately 6 miles.

House Creek Campground area map.

General Notes:
  • McPhee Reservior
    • Fishing: Fish available: Salmon, Trout, Bass, Catfish, Walleye, Panfish. Types of fishing: wade, shore, motorized boat, float tube, fly, spin, bait, ice
    • Boating
    • Water skiing


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

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Group Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing


Boating - Motorized

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