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Cove Campground

Capacity: 40 People
Elevation: 8,400 Feet (2618.5 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 4
Reservation Status: Not Accepted



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General Description

Cove Campground lies in the upper reaches of Elevenmile Canyon close to the dam
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Cove Campground lies in the upper reaches of Elevenmile Canyon close to the dam
Cove Campground is located approximately 9 miles southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this campground by taking County Road 96 south from Lake George to Elevenmile Canyon.

This campground consists of four individual family campsites. The campsites each include a table, fire grate and parking spur. Drinking water, garbage collection and vault toilets are available for use on site. The nearest public telephone is located in Lake George, about nine miles from the campground. The nearest fire and emergency services are also located in Lake George.

Cove 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: Cove Campground is located approximately 9 miles southwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this campground by taking County Road 96 south from Lake George to Elevenmile Canyon.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: 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 Cove Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping Cove Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Cove Campground
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Cove Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Camping Cove Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, South Platte River
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Forest Developed Roads
No
ICON ATV Riding Cove 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

nearest public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel northeast 9.3 miles on County Road 96 to Lake George.

fire and emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel northeast 9.3 miles on County Road 96 to Lake George.



Related Activities
Idlewild Picnic Ground - The picnic ground consists of 5 sites, each with a table and a fire grate.Recreation opportunities from this site include fishing, boating, hiking, biking and camping.

Spillway Campground - Spillway Campground offers 24 campsites. 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.



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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