South Fork Campground & Trailhead
The South Fork Campground provides good access to fishing on the South Fork of the White River, and hiking & horseback riding in the Flat Tops Wilderness.
This site provides access to South Fork Trail #1827 and Spring Cave Trail #1834.
Overflow camping is available (regular fees apply).
At a Glance
|Fees:||Check our forest-wide campground table for current pricing.|
|Permit Info:||Visitors to Spring Cave must follow decontamination procedures to prevent the spread of White Nose Syndrome in bats. Registration and a permit (free) are required to enter Spring Cave. Please register several days before your trip to ensure time for permit processing.|
|Open Season:||May 14, 2021 - October 3, 2021|
|Closest Towns:||Meeker, CO|
|Water:||No potable water available|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Blanco Ranger District, 970-878-4039|
The South Fork Campground is located 29 miles east of Meeker, CO. From Meeker, take Colorado Highway 13 east for 1 mile, then turn right (east) on Rio Blanco County Road 8 and follow this for 18 miles. Turn south and Rio Blanco County Road 10 for 2 miles, jog north .25 miles, then continue east for 10 miles to the campground. Horse trailer parking is available to the east just after entering the campground.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||18 single sites|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||1|