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CAMPGROUND NAME: Arapaho Bay

VISIT DATE: 06/08/2000

UPDATE DATE: 5/26/2013

STATE: Colorado

REGION: Rocky Mountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Granby

RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation

DIRECTIONS:
In Granby, CO, at intersection of US Rt. 40 and US Rt. 34, take
Rt. 34 east 5.5 miles to Arapaho Bay sign (County Rt. 6/Forest
Rt. 125).  Turn right onto Rt. 125 and go 8.9 miles to campground
sign.  Turn left into campground.

NOTE: Forest Rt. 125 becomes dirt after 1.2 miles.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 8,320 ft.

The campground, one of five in the Arapaho National Recreation Area, is 
composed of three loops - Big Rock, Moraine and Roaring Fork.  It is 
generally strung out along a bay at the southeastern end of Lake Granby 
and is convenient to Rocky Mountain National Park and Indian Peaks 
Wilderness.  Big Rock is the first loop and has ample shade.  It is 
located in a nice stand of Lodgepole pines and is flat with no understory 
and no privacy between camping sites.  The other loops are very sunny 
with little shade. About 0.5 miles further is the Moraine loop, which 
features a rolling topography and enough understory to provide good 
privacy between sites.  Most sites are either on the shore of the lake 
or have a good view of it.  The Roaring Fork Loop is another 0.3 miles 
further and stretches out along the lake.  This loop provides some very 
private tent sites, some of which are right on the shore.

Tents are permitted on hard surfaces only.  This is bear country;
practice safe food storage techniques.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 23 through September 30

NOTE 1:  Potable water available June 11 through September 30.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $19 per day - single
$38 per day - double
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 7

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 6
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 74
   
   Total Sites: 80

Tent Pads: Yes
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes
Equestrian Camping:  No

No. Tables on Sites: 80
No. Grilles on Sites: 80

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40'

Comments:
The parking aprons are gravel.  There is an RV waste station, with potable 
water, availabel at the Stillwater (National Forest) campground 8.6 miles 
east of Granby, CO on US Rt. 34.  

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 9
  No. Threaded: 9

WATER SPORTS
Lake: Yes
Swimming (provided): No
Sailing: Yes
Boat Ramp: Yes
Boat Carry Down Access: Yes
Power Boating: Yes
Boating (no power): Yes
Water Skiing: Yes
Rafting (whitewater): No
Kayaking (whitewater): No

Comments:
Lake Granby is 7,029 acres.  No motor restrictions except in
Osprey habitat areas.

HIKING
Roaring Fork (accesses the Indian Peaks Wilderness - foot and
horse) - 7 miles

The following trails are located elsewhere in the National
Recreation Area:

East Shore Trail (part of the Continental Divide National Scenic
Trail - foot and horse) - 9 miles
	Trail provides access to a network of trails in the 	    
	Rocky Mountain National Park
AA Barn Loop Trail (foot and horse) - 1.5 miles
Monarch Lake Trail (loop - foot and horse) - 3.2 miles

FISHING   
Rainbow, Brown, Mackinaw and Cutthroat trout and Kokanee salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cold Springs VISIT DATE: 06/02/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/24/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Clear Creek NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Idaho Springs RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Idaho Springs, CO, take Interstate 70 east 3.2 miles to US Rt. 6/Golden (Exit 244). Take Exit 244 onto Rt. 6 and go 5.1 miles to State Rt. 119. Turn left onto Rt. 119 and go 12.6 miles to campground sign. Turn left after sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,100 ft. The campground, located on the side of a mountain, is composed of one large loop with a tiny loop inside it. Lodgepole pine and Aspen shelter the sites, while Douglas fir and other conifers surround the campground. The understory is grass with good privacy between camping sites. Some sites have delightful views of the peaks in the Mt. Evans Wilderness. The campground is convenient to Golden Gate Canyon State Park and historic mining town of Central City, CO. Both Central City (and Black Hawk, CO) are known for their scores of casinos. Be sure to hike the short (but steep) Vista Trail for incredible views of the Mt. Evans Wilderness and valley below. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 17 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 33 Total Sites: 36 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 36 No. Grilles on Sites: 36 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 9 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12.5' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. The pull-throughs are narrow and configured as parallel parking aprons to the interior road. There are two RV waste stations. The first is at the Reverend's Ridge campground in the Golden Gate Canyon State Park, 6 miles north on State Rt. 119 - fee is $4. The second is at the Idaho Springs, CO Visitor Information Center - fee is a donation. Both have potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 3 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Vista Trail (foot) - 0.2 miles FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Columbine VISIT DATE: 06/03/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/24/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Clear Creek NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Idaho Springs RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Idaho Springs, CO, take Interstate 70 east 3.2 miles to US Rt. 6/Golden (Exit 244). Take Exit 244 onto Rt. 6 and go 5.1 miles to State Rt. 119. Turn left onto Rt. 119 and go 7.4 miles to Central City sign in Black Hawk, CO (traffic light). Turn left at traffic light onto Gregory St. (to Central City) and go 2.2 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear left and go a short distance (about 150 ft.) to another "Y" intersection. Bear right onto a narrow, rough dirt road and go 1.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: Gregory St. changes to Lawrence, then Eureka before becoming a gravel road at 1.8 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,020 ft. The campground is composed of two loops. The first loop is to the left of the campground entrance and has a more rustic feel. There is little understory, privacy between camping sites is minimal and the parking aprons are generally shorter and not as level as the second loop. The second loop, straight ahead from the entrance, is in denser stand of Lodgepole pine and is more RV friendly. Mature Aspen are scattered throughout the campground and provide a lacy shade to a few camping sites. The campground is convenient to the historic mining town of Central City, CO. Both Central City (and Black Hawk, CO) are known for their scores of casinos. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 23 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 41 Total Sites: 47 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 47 No. Grilles on Sites: 47 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There are two RV waste stations, both with potable water and a fee. The first is at the Reverend's Ridge campground in the Golden Gate Canyon State Park, 11.2 miles north on State Rt. 119. The other is at the Idaho Springs, CO Visitor Information Center. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 3 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Denver Creek VISIT DATE: 06/12/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/26/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Granby RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Granby, CO, take US Rt. 40 west 1.9 miles to State Rt. 125. Turn right onto Rt. 125 and go 12.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right into first section of campground or continue on Rt. 125 for another 0.2 miles to the second section on the left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,600 ft. The campground is composed of two separate sections on the east and west side of State Rt. 125. The first section (on the east side) loops through a heavy stand of Lodgepole pines. Camping sites 10, 11 and 12, located along Denver Creek, are on a dead- end spur with no turnaround. The second section (on the west side) stretches out along the banks of Willow Creek and although mature conifer trees provide some shade, this section is more open. Although both sections hug State Rt. 125, it is lightly traveled making traffic noise minimal. Willow Creek is a favorite location for the area's moose population. Firewood is available from the host for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 23 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 21 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 21 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 37' Comments: Some parking aprons are dirt and some are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 2 Comments: The second or west section has the only wheelchair friendly toilet. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Echo Lake VISIT DATE: 06/05/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/24/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Clear Creek NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Idaho Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Idaho Springs, CO, take State Rt. 103 (Mt. Evans Scenic Byway) south 13 miles to State Rt. 5. Turn right onto Rt. 5, then left at campground sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,600 ft. The campground, in a stand of mature Engelmann spruce, is composed of a single loop at the entrance to the access road to Mt. Evans, the highest auto road in North America. All the tent sites are walk-in. Most of the combined camping sites have side- by-side parking aprons, providing little privacy. State Rt. 103 was part of the original Peak to Peak Highway, construction on which began in 1915 and completed in 1926. Taking a drive up State Rt. 5 to Mt. Evans, the highest auto road in North America (14,265 ft.), is a must day trip. View the distant mountains and watch for wildlife, particularly mountain sheep. The campground is convenient to Echo Lake for fishing and the Mt. Evans Wilderness. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 7 through September 8 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 34' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. An RV waste station, with potable water, is available for a fee at the Visitors Center in Idaho Springs, CO. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. The only wheelchair friendly toilet is located adjacent to the walk-in tent sites. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: The nearby Echo Lake is 5 acres where no boats of any type are permitted. HIKING Chicago Lake Trail #52 (foot) - 4.5 miles Resthouse Trail #57 (foot) - 6.5 miles Captain Mountain Trail #46 (foot) - 9 miles All the trails access the Mt. Evans Wilderness. FISHING - No Comments: Rainbow trout at the nearby Echo Lake.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Green Ridge VISIT DATE: 06/08/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/22/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Granby RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Granby, CO, at intersection of US Rt. 40 and US Rt. 34, take Rt. 34 east 11.7 miles to campground sign (County Rt. 66/Forest Rt. 274). Turn right onto Rt. 66/274 and go 1.5 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground, one of five in the Arapaho National Recreation Area, is composed of two loops - A and B. It is located in a stand of Lodgepole pines along the south shore of the Shadow Mountain Reservoir. A tall bern obscures any view of the reservoir. Loop B's camping sites are a bit longer, more RV friendly and have more double-wide sites. Some consider the area below the dam as having the best fly fishing in the Arapaho National Forest. The East Shore Trail part of the 3,200-mile Continental Divide National Scenic Trail is adjacent to the campground. The Colorado River is nearby the campground's west side. Tents are permitted on hard surfaces only. The campground is convenient to the Rocky Mountain National Park and a visitor's center. There is a wheelchair friendly observation ramp (with telescopes) for observing Bald Eagles and Osprey. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 17 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $19 per day - single $38 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 7 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 70 Total Sites: 74 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 74 No. Grilles on Sites: 74 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 11.5' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There are numerous double-wide parking aprons. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 2 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Shadow Mountain Reservoir is 1,852 acres. No motor restrictions except in Osprey habitats HIKING East Shore Trail (part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail - foot and horse) - 9 miles Trail provides access to a network of trails in the Rocky Mountain National Park AA Barn Loop Trail (foot and horse) - 1.5 miles The following trails are located elsewhere in the National Recreation Area: Roaring Fork (foot and horse) - 7 miles Monarch Lake Trail (loop - foot and horse) - 3.2 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown, Mackinaw and Cutthroat trout and Kokanee Salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: Guanella Pass VISIT DATE: 06/04/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/24/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Clear Creek NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Georgetown RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Georgetown, CO, take Guanella Pass Rd. south 8.6 miles to campground sign. Turn either left or right into campground. NOTE: The route to campground, although paved for the first 5.5 miles, is rough, steep and winding. Construction on Guanella Pass for the 2009 camping season may cause delays. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,900 ft. The campground, nestled in a dense stand of Engelmann spruce and other conifers, is composed of two loops separated by Guanella Pass Road. The camping sites in both loops have breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. The South Fork of the Clear Creek runs alongside both loops with some sites adjacent to the creek. The campground is convenient to the Mt. Evans Wilderness and Pike National Forest. Take a two-mile drive to the 11,669- foot Guanella Pass where, besides the great scenery, there are some marvelous trails. One of them goes to Mt. Bierstadt (14,060 ft.) and on to Mt. Evans. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 7 through September 8 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 18 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 18 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 41' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. An RV waste station, with potable water is available for a fee at the Visitor Center in Idaho Springs, CO. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: Convenient to several trails at the Guanella Pass and the 2-mile Silver Dollar Trail. FISHING Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Idlewild VISIT DATE: 06/07/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/22/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Winter Park RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Winter Park, CO, south of downtown on US Rt. 40, turn left at campground sign into campground. NOTE: Left turn off US Rt. 40 may be difficult for some RVs. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,000 ft. The campground is adjacent to Fraser River in a very thick stand of mixed conifers. Traffic noise from US Rt. 40 and passing freight trains can be heard throughout the campground. Fraser River Trail runs through the campground. Privacy between camping sites is fair to good with some sites overlooking the river. The Fraser River is a tributary of the Colorado River. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 28 through September 7 NOTE: Hazard tree removal throughout area. Call ranger district office to ensure route is clear to campground. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 10 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 23 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 23 No. Grilles on Sites: 23 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station at the Green Ridge and Stillwater National Forest campgrounds. They are both east of Granby, CO off US Rt. 34. No fee for Forest Service campers and there is potable water at each station. There is no turnaround for sites 23 and 24 and the loop for sites 9,10 and 11 is not RV-friendly. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Fraser River Trail (paved - foot, mountain bike and roller blade) - 5 miles FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Mizpah VISIT DATE: 06/05/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/1/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Clear Creek NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Empire RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Empire, CO, take US Rt. 40 west 5.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,200 ft. The campground is a single loop in a dense stand of Engelmann spruce and other conifers. Although just off US Rt. 40, traffic noise is minimal, but the South Fork of the Clear Creek can be heard throughout the campground. This is a nice campground for an overnight stop. One pull-through may be occupied by the campground host. Good privacy between camping sites. Firewood is available from the host for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 19 through September 10. NOTE: Campground closed for culvert repair; contact ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $11 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Robbers Roost VISIT DATE: 06/07/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/22/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Winter Park RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Winter Park, CO, take US Rt. 40 south 2.3 miles to campground on left. NOTE: The campground sign is not visible on approach to the campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,826 ft. The campground, adjacent to Fraser River, is located in a thick stand of Engelmann spruce trees. It is a single loop and attractive. However, traffic noise from US Rt. 40, is heard throughout campground. Most of the camping sites overlook the river. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 18 through September 7 NOTE: Hazard tree removal throughout area. Call ranger district office to ensure route is clear to campground. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 26' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station at the Green Ridge and Stillwater National Forest campgrounds. They are both east of Granby, CO off US Rt. 34. No fee for Forest Service campers and there is potable water at each station. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow and Brown trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: South Fork VISIT DATE: 06/09/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/26/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Hot Sulphur Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, take US Rt. 40 west 4.1 miles to Williams Fork Reservoir sign. Turn left at sign onto County Rt. 3 and go 18.2 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto County Rt. 30 and go 5.5 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear right, passing through a Henderson Mill Industrial Area tunnel, to a "T" intersection. Turn left and go 0.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.1 miles to another campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. Note: County Rt. 3 becomes a gravel and dirt road after 4.5 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,940 ft. The campground is a large single loop that meanders through a stand of mature Lodgepole pines. Although there is little understory, the camping sites have good privacy. The Darling Creek runs along one side of the campground with some sites on the creek bank. Even with the long drive over a well-maintained dirt road, this campground is well worth the trip. For RVrs, the parking aprons are long and level with very nice pull-throughs as well. The campground is convenient to the Darling Creek Trail #18 which accesses the Byers Park Wilderness. Although there are no equestrian facilities in the campground, there are horse corrals near site #14 at the South Fork trailhead. There is a wheelchair friendly trail connecting the South Fork and Sugar Loaf campgrounds (see Hiking Comments). This is a nicely designed trail that goes through Lodgepole, spruce and fir woods. For campers at South Fork, the trail leads to the 0.5- mile Williams Fork Boardwalk Trail (also wheelchair friendly) in the Sugar Loaf campground. This trail is all boardwalk and a marvelous forest experience; bring a picnic lunch. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 6 through October 21 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 21 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 20 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are rock and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING South Fork Trail #21 (foot, horse and mountain bike) - 21 miles South Fork/Sugar Loaf campgrounds connector trail (foot and mountain bike) - 0.5 miles. This trail connects the two campgrounds and is wheelchair friendly. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: St. Louis Creek VISIT DATE: 06/07/2000 UPDATE DATE: 3/22/2010 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Fraser RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Fraser, CO, take Eisenhower Dr. west 0.2 miles to Norgran Rd. Turn left onto Norgran Rd. and go 0.1 miles to Mill Ave. Turn right onto Mill Ave., which becomes County Rt. 73 in 0.1 miles, and go 2.4 miles to a "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 1601). Bear left onto Rt. 1601 and go 0.3 miles to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 73 becomes dirt after 0.7 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,900 ft. The campground, located in the Fraser Experimental Forest, is adjacent to St. Louis Creek. None of the camping sites overlook the creek, but it is within easy walking distance. The understory is grass and pine needles with the sites located among mature Lodgepole pines. This is a sweet little campground that is popular with mountain bikers. Privacy between sites is fair to good. Firewood is available from the host for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 28 through September 7 NOTE: Hazard tree removal throughout area. Call ranger district office to ensure route is clear to campground. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 15 Tent Pads: No Open Sites:Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 36' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There are RV waste stations, with potable water, available at Green Ridge and Stillwater National Forest campgrounds. They are both east of Granby, CO off US Rt. 34. The pull-throughs can accommodate almost any size RV, except high- profile RVs may have difficulty with low-hanging branches. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: One water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Creekside Trail (foot and mountain bike) - 1.5 miles. This trail accesses the Winter Park/Grand Lake mountain bike network of trails - over 600 miles of trails. FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Stillwater VISIT DATE: 06/06/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/26/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Granby RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Granby, CO, at intersection of US Rt. 40 and US Rt. 34, take Rt. 34 east 8.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,300 ft. The campground, adjacent to Lake Granby and one of five in the Arapaho National Recreation Area, is composed of three overlapping loops - A, B and C. Loop A winds through a stand of widely spaced Lodgepole pines, while Loop B and C are intermittently open and shaded. Portions of Loops B and C are next to (or in) meadows covered with grass and sagebrush. Most of these sites are in the open with several on the lake shore. Each loop has camping sites with little privacy up to fair to good. Tent camping in Loop B's sites 76 through 83 is not permitted because they have no tent pads. These sites are well- suited for pop-up tent trailers or other very small RVs. The electric and water hook-up sites are found in Loop A, most of which face the lake. This campground is very popular because of the wide range of water sports, availability of hot showers and flush toilets and convenience to the Rocky Mountain National Park. A portion of Loop A and almost all of the other loops have great views of Lake Granby and mountains in the background. Tents are permitted only on hardened surfaces. Firewood is available from the hosts for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 17 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day - basic site $25 per day - sites near lake $44 per day - double sites $5 per day additional surcharge for water & electric hookups NOTE: Golden Age/Access Passport discount does not apply to water & electric hookup surcharge. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 7 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 8 No. Tent Sites: 33 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 83 Total Sites: 124 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 124 No. Grilles on Sites: 124 RV INFORMATION No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0 No. Water and Electric Only: 20 No. Water Only: 0 No. Electric Only: 0 No. RV Pull Throughs: 8 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 36' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Most pull-through sites are parallel parking. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 8 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The showers are located in Loops A and B and are wheelchair friendly. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Granby is 7,029 acres. No motor restrictions except in Osprey habitat areas. Sailing is a major activity on the lake. HIKING No trails in this campground, but the following are located in the National Recreation Area: East Shore Trail (part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail - foot and horse) - 9 miles Trail provides access to a network of trails in the Rocky Mountain National Park AA Barn Loop Trail (foot and horse) - 1.5 miles Roaring Fork Trail (foot and horse) - 7 miles Monarch Lake Trail (loop - foot and horse) - 3.2 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown, Mackinaw and Cutthroat trout and Kokanee salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: Sugar Loaf VISIT DATE: 06/09/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/26/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Hot Sulphur Springs RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, take US Rt. 40 west 4.1 miles to Williams Fork Reservoir sign. Turn left at sign onto County Rt. 3 and go 18.2 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto County Rt. 30 and go 5.5 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear right, passing through a Henderson Mill Industrial Area tunnel, to a "T" intersection. Turn left and go 0.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.6 miles into the campground. Note: County Rt. 3 becomes a gravel and dirt roadafter 4.5 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,970 ft. The campground is composed of a single oval-shaped loop in a dense stand of Lodgepole pines, spruce and fir trees. This is a delightful, tranquil campground well worth the long drive down a well maintained dirt road. The campground is bound on one side by a heavily wooded steep mountainside and the other by Williams Fork Creek. Large spacious camping sites provide good privacy. There are horseshoe pits. There is a wheelchair friendly trail connecting the South Fork and Sugar Loaf campgrounds (see Hiking Comments). This is a nicely designed trail that goes through Lodgepole, spruce and fir woods. Campers should also walk the wheelchair friendly Williams Fork Boardwalk Trail (see Hiking Comments) located in the campground for a really marvelous forest experience; take a picnic lunch. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 7 through October 21 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $15 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are rock and dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Williams Fork Boardwalk Trail (wheelchair friendly, foot) - 0.5 miles South Fork Trail #21 (loop, foot and horse) - 21 miles Darling Creek Trail # 18 (foot and horse) - 7 miles South Fork/Sugar Loaf campgrounds connector trail (foot and mountain bike) - 0.5 miles. This trail connects the two campgrounds and is wheelchair friendly. FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Sunset Point VISIT DATE: 06/08/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/26/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Granby RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Granby, CO, at the intersection of US Rt. 40 and US Rt. 34, take Rt. 34 east 5.5 miles to Arapaho Bay/Forest Rt. 125 signs. Turn right and go 1 mile to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,200 ft. The campground, one of five in the Arapaho National Recreation Area, stretches out along Lake Granby in a thinned stand of Lodgepole pines. Some camping sites are on the lakeside and have views of the Rocky Mountain National Park's many mountain peaks. Other sites overlook a large meadow with towering meadows in the distance. Overall, the panoramic views from most of the sites are delightful. The campground is convenient to the Rocky Mountain National Park and a visitor center. Lupin plants are prevalent throughout the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 17 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day - single $44 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 7 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 24 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 24 No. Grilles on Sites: 24 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is an RV waste station 3.1 miles east on US Rt. 34 at the Stillwater campground (National Forest). There is no charge for Forest Service campers and there is potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Granby is 7,029 acres. There are no restrictions except in Osprey habitat areas. HIKING No trails in this campground, but the following are located in the National Recreation Area: East Shore Trail (part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail - foot and horse) - 9 miles Trail provides access to a network of trails in the Rocky Mountain National Park AA Barn Loop Trail (foot and horse) - 1.5 miles Roaring Fork Trail (foot and horse) - 7 miles Monarch Lake Trail (loop - foot and horse) - 3.2 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown, Mackinaw and Cutthroat trout and Kokanee salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: West Chicago Creek VISIT DATE: 06/05/2000 UPDATE DATE: 5/24/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Clear Creek NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Idaho Springs RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Idaho Springs, CO, take State Rt. 103 south 6.3 miles to an intersection and a small campground sign. Continue straight onto W. Chicago Cr. Rd. (dirt) and go 2.8 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,600 ft. The campground, convenient to the Mt. Evans Wilderness, is a tightly configured "D" shape with sites along the main road in a stand of Lodgepole pines. Closeness of camping sites and trees having been thinned provide little privacy. Young Aspen trees provide a pleasant lacy shade for some sites. The understory is grass. Taking a drive up State Rt. 5 to Mt. Evans, the highest auto road in North America (14,265 ft.), is a must day trip. View the distant mountains and watch for wildlife, particularly mountain sheep. Firewood is available from the host for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 17 through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $16 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 15 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. A RV waste station, no potable water, is available at the Visitor Center in Idaho Springs, CO. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 1 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Hells Hole Trail #53 (foot) - 3.5 miles; access to Mt. Evans Wilderness FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Willow Creek VISIT DATE: 06/08/2000 UPDATE DATE: 6/10/2013 STATE: Colorado REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Sulphur NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Granby RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Granby, CO, at the intersection of US Rt. 40 and US Rt. 34, take Rt. 34 east 5.2 miles to campground sign (County Rt. 40). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 40 (dirt) and go 2.7 miles to the Willow Creek Reservoir sign at "T" intersection. Turn left and go 1.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground, one of five in the Arapaho National Recreation Area, meanders down a hillside through Aspen, Lodgepole pines and Sagebrush to the Willow Creek Reservoir. Some sites have a pleasant vista of the reservoir. Well away from the crowds of Lake Granby, the campground offers a quiet and rustic camping experience. Some walk-in tent sites are on the shore of the reservoir. Lupin plants are found throughout the campground. Firewood is available from the host for a fee. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 23 through October 21 NOTE 1: Potable water available May 27 through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $19 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 7 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 15 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 17 Total Sites: 32 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 32 No. Grilles on Sites: 31 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 9' X 37' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. A RV waste station, with potable water, is available at Stillwater campground (National Forest), 8.6 miles east of Granby, CO on US Rt. 34. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 3 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Willow Creek is 300 acres and is a no-wake lake. The boat ramp is located 0.4 miles east of campground on County Rt. 40. Boat carry-down access available only from some walk-in tent sites. HIKING No trails in this campground, but the following are located in the National Recreation Area: East Shore Trail (part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail - foot and horse) - 9 miles Trail provides access to a network of trails in the Rocky Mountain National Park AA Barn Loop Trail (foot and horse) - 1.5 miles Roaring Fork Trail (foot and horse) - 7 miles Monarch Lake Trail (loop - foot and horse) - 3.2 miles FISHING Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout




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