Lincoln Gulch Campground

The Lincoln Gulch Campground has 7 campsites situated in a lodgepole pine forest close to Independence Pass Road.

Sites are available for public use, and many recreational activities, including hiking, biking, 4 wheel driving, and fishing, may be enjoyed from this location.

Please note that vehicles over 35 feet in length are prohibited over Independence Pass.

At a Glance

Reservations:  First-Come, First Serve 
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Independence Pass is narrow, steep and winding. Absolutely no vehicles over 35 feet in length, or vehicle/trailer combinations over 35 feet in length, are permitted between MP 47.2 (Aspen side) and MP 84.2 (Leadville/Twin Lakes side, about one mile west of the junction with US 24). 
Closest Towns: Aspen, CO
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Information Center: Supervisor's Office: 
900 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

General Information


From Aspen, CO travel about 11 miles southeast toward Independence Pass to Lincoln Creek road. Turn right on Lincoln Creek Road then drive 2 1/2 miles to campground entrance. The 2 1/2 miles on Lincoln Creek Road is gravel and rough but passable in two-wheel drive.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 7 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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