Elk Creek Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 42

About: Elk Creek Campground is for day use and overnight use. Firewood is not provided. There are 31 campsites with tables and fireplaces, 3 vault type toilets, drinking water (3 hand pumps) and refuse receptacles for your convenience. Camping sites 29 through 42 are located in the overflow loop (no picnic tables or fireplaces). The campground is composed of three loops, including overflow camping. All other sites are side-by-side pull throughs with no tables and only seven grilles. It is lightly wooded with spruce and some ponderosa pines. The understory is grass with some sites located next to Elk Creek. The campground is convenient to the South San Juan Wilderness. There is public access to the Conejos River and Elk Creek. Elk Creek Trail 731, Duck Lake 732 and Posos Trail 732 can be accessed from here.

Fees: $18 (2011)

Usage: Light

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Closest Town: Antonito

Directions: From Antonito, CO, take US 285 south 0.3 miles to Hwy 17. Continue straight on Hwy 17 and go 22.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right onto dirt road and go 0.1 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left , go 0.4 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right and turn into campground

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