Marvine Campground

Fall 2023: available as weather permits, no fees or services

This campground will be available for early fall hunting until snow accumulation prevents access to sites. Contact the Blanco Ranger District at (970)878-4039 for details.

  • No fees will be collected
  • No potable water on site: bring your own drinking water
  • No trash service: bring trash bags and remove your waste

This popular campground is located 36 miles east of Meeker, CO along Marvine Creek. It offers access to a number of trails and lakes within Flat Tops Wilderness and is a good base for hiking, fishing horseback riding and hunting.

Marvine Trail #1823 and East Marvine Trail #1822 both begin near the campground.

Marvine Campground has six horse campsites. The corrals for public use are at the horse camp sites in the campground; please note that the corrals at the Marvine Trailhead are for outfitter and guide use only. Additional facilities at the campground include tables, fire grates, vault toilets and hand pump drinking water. Livestock may be watered at the stream, about 200 yards from the campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Visit 
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Only certified weed-free forage and bedding is allowed in the campground. The East Marvine and Marvine Trails lead into the Flat Tops Wilderness, where regulations apply
Closest Towns: Meeker, CO
Water: Hand pump
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Blanco Ranger Station
220 East Market Street
Meeker, CO 81641
(970) 878-4039

General Information


The Marvine Campground is located 35 miles east of Meeker, CO. From Meeker, take Colorado Highway 13 east for 1 mile, then turn east on Rio Blanco County Road 8 and follow this for 28 miles. Turn south  at Fritzlans' Guest Ranch, cross the bridge and turn east on Rio Blanco County Road 12. Follow this 6 miles to the Marvine Campground. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 23  sites, including 6 with corrals
No. of Accessible sites 1

RV Camping

Horse Camping

No. of Sites 22 single sites, including 4 with corrals
No. of Accessible sites 1
Fees: $16 per night + $5 per night for corral use

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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