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Blue Mountain Campground

Capacity: 210 People
Elevation: 8,200 Feet (2556.1 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 21
Reservation Status: Not Accepted



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General Description

The Blue Mountain Campground provides campers with many shaded sites
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The Blue Mountain Campground provides campers with many shaded sites
Blue Mountain Campground is located approximately one mile southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. This campground consists of 21 individual family campsites with a maximum RV length of 35 feet. The campsites each include a table, fire grate and parking spur. Drinking water, garbage collection and vault toilets are provided on site. The nearest public telephone is located in Lake George, about one mile from the campground. The nearest fire and emergency services are also located in Lake George.

The campground is located on the South Platte River within 21 miles of Elevenmile State Recreation Area and Reservoir and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Recreation opportunities include: fishing (on the River's Gold Medal Waters) and the Reservoir; hiking, biking, horseback riding, motorcycling and four-wheel driving.

Directions from Lake George: Blue Mountain Campground is located approximately 1 mile southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this campground by taking County Road 96 south from Lake George for 1/2 mile to County Road 61. The campground is located approximately 1/4 mile from the entrance to Elevenmile Canyon, south on County Road 61.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through October .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Facilities include tables, fir



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Powered Boating Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes
ICON Family Camping Blue Mountain Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping Blue Mountain Campground - maximum length 35 feet.
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Blue Mountain Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Camping Blue Mountain Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, South Platte River
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON ATV Riding Blue Mountain Campground
No
ICON Motorcycle Riding Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON General Information Wilkerson Pass Visitor Center
No
ICON Canoeing Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir
Yes



Nearby Services

public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel North on County Road 61 from campground entrance. This road turns into County Road 96, which will bring you to Highway 24. Turn right on to Highway 24 and travel east to Lake George.

fire and emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel North on County Road 61 from campground entrance. This road turns into County Road 96, which will bring you to Highway 24. Turn right on to Highway 24 and travel east to Lake George.



Related Activities
O'Brien Gulch Picnic Ground - The picnic ground consists of 2 sites, each with a table and a fire grate. This site is located in Elevenmile canyon, which provides a plethora of recreation opportunities.

Riverside Campground - Riverside Campground consists of 19 family campsites, each with a table, fire grate and parking spur. Recreation opportunities abound from this site including boating, fishing, hiking and horseback riding.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Park County Tourism Office, P.O. Box 220 , Fairplay, CO, 80440, Phone: 719-836-4279

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

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