Elk Wallow Campground

7 campsites. This campground is most suited for guests looking for a quiet, relatively primitive setting. No hook ups available. Camping units for autos, pickup campers, tents, and small trailers. One vault type toilet. Camping units have tables, firerings, and parking spurs. Campground roads are not paved. Drinking water is not available. No reservations - "first come first served" Fishing in North Fork Mormon Creek. Attractions & Considerations Nearest Services : Gas Station - Basalt Grocery Store - Basalt Dump Station - Ruedi Campgrounds Drug Store - Basalt Physician - Basalt Hospital - Glenwood Springs/Aspen Church - Thomasville/Basalt

At a Glance

Reservations: First-Come, First Serve 
Open Season: May - Early Oct.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Basalt, CO
Information Center: Aspen-Sopris Ranger Station: 
620 Main Street
Carbondale, CO 81623

General Information

Directions: From Basalt, travel East on Frying Pan River Road for 24 miles, past Ruedi Reservoir. Take a left on Forest Service Road 501 and travel for 4 miles until you reach Elk Wallow Campground.

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

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


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