Cataract Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A campsite with a picnic table and fire ring.

This small campground with 5 campsites is located in the Cataract Creek drainage just above Green Mountain Reservoir. There are many trails in the area that access the Eagles Nest Wilderness.

Open campsite overlooking a valley People in single file on dirt trail in grassy area near lake. Vault toilet on concrete slab out along a dirt road. A lake surrounded by slopes covered in  tall evergreens. A campsite with a picnic table and fire ring.

At a Glance

Reservations: First-Come, First-Serve basis
Fees Check our forest-wide campground table for current pricing. 
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Heeney, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Dillon Ranger District, (970) 468-5400

General Information

Directions: From I-70 take Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, and travel north on HWY 9. Travel 16 miles north on HWY 9. Just after mile marker 118 turn left onto Heeney Rd (County Rd 30). Follow Heeney Road for 5.3 miles and turn left onto Cataract Creek Road (FDR 1725). The campground will eventually be on your left.

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No. of Sites5 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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8,584 ft.