Jacks Gulch Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Colorado

Campground Details

Open: na
Number of Sites: 56

About: Jacks Gulch Campground is located adjacent to the Pingree Park Road (CR63E) and the Old Flowers Road. It is situated in a ponderosa pine forest setting with scattered clones of aspen. It is also an area that has abundant wild flowers at certain times of the camping season. The Columbine Loop has 27 sites with electrical hookups. This loop also provides access to 10 walk-in tent sites. The Yarrow Loop has 28 sites without electricity. A unique feature of this campground is an equestrian camp which has 5 sites, each with four horse stalls and room to accommodate a horse trailer. Facilities provided include restrooms and drinking water near each restroom. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. There is a hiking trail that circumnavigates the campground. A portion of this trail serves as a self-guided nature hike and offers a stunning view of the Mummy Range. Popular activities in this area include hiking, stream fishing, mountain biking, scenic driving and some four-wheel driving.

Fees: $18 non-electric site. $23 electric site. (2011)

Usage: Light

Water: Drinking water available until 9/30

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 30 to 80 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on Hwy 287. Turn left onto Highway 14. Drive approximately 26 miles west on Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon Hwy). Turn left onto Pingree Park Road (County Road 63E). Go south just over six miles to the campground.
 

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