Angel of Shavano Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The campground is small with only 20 campsites, but it offers visitors a quiet atmosphere to gather with family and friends. The campsites are wooded with aspen and spruce trees. A few of the campsites are located along the stream.

Reservations are not taken for this campground. All sites are first-come, first-served. Dispersed camping spots may be found along road 240 between Angel of Shavano and North Fork campgrounds.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-served only.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
$20 per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle.
$7.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
Fees are payable by cash, check or money order. Self-servicing fee tube is available.
First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the SAME NIGHT.
Golden Age and Golden Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee only.
Open Season: June 1 - Sept 30
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Maximum 8 persons per site: 2 tents and 2 vehicles or 1 recreation vehicle (RV).
  • Maximum RV length 30 ft.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
  • Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
Closest Towns: Poncha Springs, CO Salida, CO
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet

The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.

Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Information Center: Salida Ranger District (719) 539-3591

General Information


To get to this campground, travel west on Highway 50 (from the junction of Hwys 50/285) for 6 miles. As you approach the town of Maysville, you will drive down a small hill and an old yellow Victorian style house will be located on the right. Slow down and watch for County Road 240 on the right. Turn onto CR 240 and travel for 3 miles to the campground. The group campground is located on the left side of the road. Continue past the group area to the main entrance for Angel of Shavano campground.


No universally accessible facilities are available.

General Notes:

This campground is a wooded campground next to the North Fork of the South Arkansas river.


Parking is limited to the parking pads provided at each campsite.

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