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West Lake Campground

Elevation: 8,200 Feet (2556.1 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 29
Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777
Reservation Remarks: Additional service charge required for making reservation.
Reservation Status: Accepted
Usage: Heavy



West Lake Campground Reservations



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General Description

West Lake Campground is located on West Lake in the Redfeather Lakes area, about 44 miles northwest of Fort Collins. It sits at an elevation of 8,200 feet. Recreation activities include boating (nonmotorized and/or electric motors only), fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Redfeather Village is within 2 miles of the campground. No horses/pack animals in the campground.

Facilities:
West Lake has 29 campsites with picnic tables and fire grates. The campground has drinking water, toilets, and trash service. There is an unimproved boat launch at the campground.

Directions from Fort Collins: Take US Highway 287 north approximately 21 miles to Livermore then travel west on County Road 74E (Redfeather Lakes Road) approximately 22 miles to the site.



Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: Windy most of the time, fishing ok, easy access to lake, the Pot Belly is good for lunch. Stood at the Trout lodge cabins in town.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating There is an unimproved boat launch at the campground. Nonmotorized and electric powered boats only allowed on the lake.
Yes
ICON RV Camping 50 foot maximum spur length.
Yes
ICON Tent Camping West Lake
Yes
ICON Camping West Lake Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing West Lake and other nearby lakes.
Yes
ICON Ice Fishing West Lake and other nearby lakes.
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Lady Moon, Mount Margaret, and Molly Lake Trailheads are nearby.
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification June and July in the surrounding area.
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking nearby roads and trails
Yes
ICON Picnicking West Lake
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife surrounding area
Yes



Nearby Services

Gas Station: 3 regional chains (Private - Profit) Directions: Located in the Redfeather Lakes Area

Emergency: Local EMT Service (Other Local) Directions: Located in the Redfeather Lakes Area

Groceries: 3 local stores (Private - Profit) Directions: Located in the Redfeather Lakes Area

Nearest Hospital: Poudre Valley Hospital (Private - Profit) Directions: 48 miles southeast in Fort Collins

Nearest Pay Phone: US West (Private - Profit) Directions: 1/4 mile west of site



More Information

Visitor Information:

Fort Collins Convention and Visitors Bureau, 420 South Howes, Suite 101 , Fort Collins, CO, 80522, Phone: 800-274-FORT, Fax: 970-493-8061, www.ci.fort-collins.co.us

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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