Lone Rock Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 19

About: Lone Rock Campground is located on the South Platte River at an elevation of 6479 feet. The campground boasts gold medal waters and spectacular views of the river.

Lone Rock campground is the only campground on the river which accepts recreational vehicles (rvs) and the only campground on the river which accepts reservations. Therefore, it tends to fill to capacity quicker than other campgrounds along the river.

Walk-up sites are not usually available as the two designated walk-ups sites are occupied by campground hosts.
Lone Rock does not have electricity or water hook-ups. There is no dump station available.

Although river access is available, be cautioned there is private land along the river. Be mindful of private fences and do not trespass.

Fees: $15 (2011)

Usage: Medium-Heavy

Water: Pump

Restrooms: Vault Toilets

Directions: There are two potential routes to access the Lone Rock Campground from Denver:

The first is to travel south on Highway 285 toward the town of Fairplay. Turn south on Highway 126 and travel 22 miles to the Lone Rock Campground.

The second route is to travel south from C470 on Highway 85/ Santa Fe 10 miles to the town of Sedalia. Turn west on Highway 67 and travel 14 miles to the town of Sprucewood. At Sprucewood, stay south on the dirt road part of Highway 67 for 8 miles until you reach paved road. Turn left, heading south and continue 5 miles on 67 to the town of Deckers. Turn right, heading west for 1 mile on Highway 126 to the Lone Rock Campground. The Campground will be on the south side of the road.

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