Forest Service / BLM
Open: Open from May 24 through Sep 8
Number of Sites: 47
About: Located west of Denver and two miles northwest of Central City, Colorado, in a grove of aspen and lodgepole pine. The campground is split into two loops. There are 45 sites available, 43 are suitable for RV camping and 4 are more suitable for tents. Facilities provided include restrooms, and water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Some first come, first serve sites may be available. Sites may be available on a first come first served basis outside the reservation season. There are no electric/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. Activities include "Peak to Peak" highway and 4-wheeling nearby. Campground is popular with OHV's users. Firewood sold at the campground. There is no electric/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground.
Fees: $15 (2011)
Water: Hand water pump/spigot
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Tents must fit on the pads provided. RVs, trailers or other vehicles must fit on the parking spur because driving or parking off road is not permitted. The parking length ranges from 25 to 55 feet.
Directions: From I25 in Denver, take 6th Ave West to state Highway 6, through clear Creek Canyon. Proceed north on State Highway 119, turn left on Gilpin County Road 279 (Gregory St. next to Bullwackers Casino) in Black Hawk, follow signs to Central City. Gregory St. changes to Lawrence St, at Central City limits, then changes to Eureka St. midway thru Central City. Proceed on Eureka St. until road turns to gravel \& follow signs to campground. Campground is located 2 miles northwest of Central City on County Road 279. Two and one-half miles Northwest of Central City via Gilpin County Road 3 on Forest Road 176. At the top near the cemeteries, follow the signs to the campground.
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