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Quick Facts

Kelsey Campground

Capacity: 170 People
Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2493.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 17
Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted



Kelsey Campground Reservations



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General Description

Kelsey Campground, although located approximately seven miles south of the small town of Buffalo Creek on Highway 126, is not considered a part of the Buffalo Creek Recreation Area.

This campground consist of 17 individual campsites. Each campsite includes a table, fire ring and parking spur. The facilities include a hand-pumped well and two vault toilets. All roads and parking spurs are paved. The nearest public telephone, fire and emergency services are located in the town of Buffalo Creek.

This is a popular area because of it's attractiveness and closeness to the
Denver metro area. The campground is located off Highway 126 and the drive south leads to the South Platte River. Sections of the river are known for Gold Medal fishing. To access the Colorado Trail travel north from the campground. The Colorado Trail provides an excellent recreation opportunity for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking.

Directions from Buffalo Creek: Kelsey Campground, although located approximately seven miles south of the small town of Buffalo Creek on Highway 126, is not considered a part of the Buffalo Creek Recreation Area.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through Early September .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Each campsite includes a table



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Lost Creek Wilderness, Colorado Trail
No
ICON Family Camping Kelsey Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping Kelsey Campground
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Kelsey Campground
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Kelsey Campground
Yes
ICON Camping Kelsey Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Buffalo Creek, South Platte River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
No
ICON Horseback Riding Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
No
ICON Big Game Hunting Lost Creek Wilderness
No
ICON Animal Identification Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
No
ICON Bird Identification Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
Yes
ICON Mushroom Identification Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
No
ICON Plant Identification Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
No
ICON Wildflower Identification Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail
No
ICON Mountain Biking Colorado Trail, Green Mountain Trail, Tramway Creek Trail, Gashouse Gulch Trail, Baldy Trail, Buffalo Creek Mountain Bike Area
No
ICON Motorcycle Riding Redskin Creek Road, Buffalo Creek Road, Echo Valley Road, Wellington Lake Road, Stoney Pass Road
No
ICON Picnicking Buffalo Creek Picnic Ground
No



Nearby Services

nearest public telephone: various (private for profit) Directions: Buffalo Creek - 7 miles north on Highway 126

emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Buffalo Creek - 7 miles north on Highway 126



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