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Wigwam Campground

Capacity: 100 People
Elevation: 6,600 Feet (2057.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 10
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Wigwam Campground is located approximately two and one half miles southwest of the small town of Deckers on Highway 126. This campground consists of ten individual campsites. Each campsite includes a table and a fire ring. There is one large parking area. The facilities include a hand-pumped well and two vault toilets. Two sites have been modified to provide barrier-free access. All roads and parking lot are paved and in good condition. The nearest public telephone is located in the town of Deckers. The nearest fire and emergency services are located in the town of Trumbull, one mile from Deckers.

The popular Gill trailhead leaves out of the campground and allows anglers access to the Gold Medal waters of the South Platte River. The trail itself provides hiking and horseback riding recreation opportunities.

Directions from Deckers: Wigwam Campground is located approximately two and one half miles southwest of the small town of Deckers on Highway 126.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May through October .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Facilities include water, tabl



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Tent Camping Wigwam Campground
Yes
ICON Camping Wigwam Campground
Yes
ICON Family Camping Wigwam Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing South Platte River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Gill Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Gill Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Matukat Creek Road (211)
Yes



Nearby Services

nearest public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Deckers - 2.5 miles northeast on Highway 126

emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Trumbull - 3.5 miles northeast on Highway 126



Related Activities
Bridge Crossing Picnic Ground - Bridge Crossing Picnic Ground is located approximately three miles north of the small town of Deckers on Highway 67. This picnic area consists of five individual sites, each containing a picnic table.

Gill Trail - This 3.5 mile trail follows the South Fork of the South Platte River to the Chessman Lake Dam. The trail serves as the primary access for anglers wishing to fish this 3 mile stretch of river.

Goose Creek Campground - Goose Creek Campground consists of ten individual campsites with a table, fire ring and parking spur. Recreational opportunities from this site include hiking, horseback riding and fishing.

Lone Rock Campground - Lone Rock Campground consists of 20 individual campsites including one barrier-free unit and two units with electricity. The main attraction for this campground is the gold medal fishing waters of the South Platte.

Platte River Campground - The Platte River Campground consists of ten individual campsites, each with a table and a fire ring. This site attracts many anglers due to the Gold-Medal waters of the South Platte River.

Scraggy View Picnic Ground - The Scraggy View Picnic Area consists of three individual sites, with a table at each site. It is popular with anglers because of its close proximity to the gold-medal waters of the South Platte River.

Willow Bend Picnic Ground - The Willow Bend Picnic Area consists of five individual sites, each with a table. This site is used often by anglers because of it's close proximity to the gold-medal waters of the South Platte River.



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