Pickle Gulch Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Group Area No. 1 campsite at Pickle Gulch Group Campground with amenities in the background.

This group campground is located along Highway 119 in a lodgepole pine forest setting. There is a large parking area for the six walk-in sites. Sites #1 - 5 can accommodate 8 - 30 people; site #6 can accommodates 1 - 15 people. Tents only (campers and trailers are prohibited beyond the parking area). The site includes a bear locker. There is an amphitheater and playground. There are no electric/water/sewer hook-ups at this campground. Water and restrooms area available. There are hiking, scenic viewing, camping, fishing, and off-highway vehicle opportunities nearby. Reservations are mandatory.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Due to increased risk with larger crowds, all group campsites on the ARP are closed for the 2020 season.
Fees Check detailed information on www.recreation.gov or see general fees on the campground table.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum Vehicle Length:Tents only, no campers or trailers past parking area.  Dogs must be on leash.
Closest Towns: Central City/Blackhawk, CO
Water: hand water pump/spigot
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Clear Creek Ranger District Visitor Services and Idaho Springs Visitor Center, 2060 Miner St.,  Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Phone 303-567-4382; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: Off I-25 from Denver, west on 6th Avenue to State Highway 6, through Clear Creek Canyon. Turn on State Highway 119 toward Blackhawk and Central City. Follow highway to 4 miles north of Blackhawk. Just pastGilpin County School, turn left at Pickle Gulch sign. Follow signs from there.

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