Echo Lake Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Colorado

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 18

About: Situated at the base of Mt Evans along Highway 103 in spruce forest. There are 18 sites available, 11 are suitable for RV camping and 7 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. Firewood is for sale at the campground. The City and County of Denver Mountain Park, Echo Lake and Echo Lake Lodge are located adjacent to the campground. Activities in the area include hiking in the Mount Evans Wilderness Area, fishing, scenic drives and wildlife viewing. Several trails leave directly from the campground.

Fees: $15 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

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 20 to 55 feet.

Directions: I-70 westbound, Idaho Springs exit #240 - Hwy 103. Go south 14 miles to the intersection of Hwy 103 and Hwy 5 (Mt Evans Road). Turn right on Hwy 5 then turn left to enter the campground.
 

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