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Round Mountain Campground

Capacity: 160 People
Elevation: 8,500 Feet (2649.6 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 16
Reservation Status: Not Accepted



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General Description

Round Mountain Campground is located approximately four miles northwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach this campground by taking Highway 24, four miles northwest from Lake George.

This campground consists of 17 individual family campsites. 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 four miles from the campground. The nearest fire and emergency services are also located in Lake George.

Recreation sites located nearby include Elevenmile State Recreation Area and Reservoir; Tarryall State Wildlife Area and Reservoir; and Florissant Fossil Beds. Round Mountain Campground provides immediate access to fishing in Tarryall Creek or the South Platte River. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, motorcycling and four-wheel driving trails are located close to this site.

Directions from Lake George: Travel northwest 5.4 miles on Highway 24 to campground entrance.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through October .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Facilities inlcude tables, dri



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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Beautiful campground. We stayed 3 nights in May 2001 (11,12 & 13). Fee is now $10/night which seems a bit much since the water was heavy with iron and sandy. This may just be because it was early in the season. Could hear US 24 highway noise. Great hiking on many FR roads North of campground.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Elevenmile Reservoir
No
ICON Family Camping Round Mountain Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping Round Mountain Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Round Mountain Campground
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Round Mountain Campground - maximum length 16'
Yes
ICON Camping Round Mountain Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing South Platte River, Lake George
No
ICON Mountain Biking Forest Developed Roads
Yes
ICON ATV Riding Forest Developed Roads
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Forest Developed Roads
Yes
ICON Attending Talks & Programs Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
No



Nearby Services

public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel southeast 5.4 miles on Highway 24 to Lake George.

fire and emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel southeast 5.4 miles on Highway 24 to Lake George.



Related Activities
Puma Point Interpretive Trail - The Puma Point Interpretive Trail leads visitors on a short path (1.5 miles) to vistas of South Park, the Collegiate Peaks and the Mosquito Range.

Wilkerson Pass Visitor Information Center - The Wilkerson Pass Picnic Ground consists of 6 individual picnic sites with pedestal grill and table. Recreation opportunities include hiking, biking, scenic driving, camping 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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