Lincoln Gulch Campground

This campground has 7 campsites available. It is 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 Independance Pass.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First-Come, First Serve Camping.
Fees: Check our forest-wide campground table for current pricing. 
Open Season: May - Oct.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Vehicles over 35 feet in length are prohibited over Independance Pass
Closest Towns: Aspen, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Aspen-Sopris Ranger District

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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