Lost Man Campground

There are 10 campsites available. Trailhead access to Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness is across the road. Two miles to the east is the ghost town of Independence, an early mining town. Lost Man Family Campground is situated directly across Independence Pass road from Lost Man Trailhead. The campsites are within a lodgepole pine forest at 10,500' above sea level.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First-Serve Camping.
Fees: Check our forest-wide campground table for current pricing. 
Open Season: June - Oct.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply within Hunter-Frying Pan Wilderness
Closest Towns: Aspen, Colorado
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Aspen and Sopris Districts

General Information


From Aspen, CO travel 14 miles east on Highway 82 toward Independence Pass to Lost Man Campground on the right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Day Hiking


Recreation Areas

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