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Camping: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > South Platte Ranger District

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Ouzel Campground

Capacity: 100 People
Elevation: 6,200 Feet (1932.7 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 10
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Ouzel Campground is located approximately four and one half miles north of the small town of Deckers on Highway 67. This campground consists of thirteen individual campsites. Each campsite includes a fire ring. There is a common parking area for all campsites. Drinking water is not provided. Sanitation has been provided for by two portable toilets. 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 South Platte River runs adjacent to the campground and offers Gold Medal fishing.

Directions from Deckers: Ouzel Campground is located approximately four and one half miles north of the small town of Deckers on Highway 67.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Early May through Late Fall (NOTE: Toilet and trash collection services available from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Facilities include fire grates

Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Filed By: Lana Luker (Denver, CO)
Number of People Encountered: 25-50 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: All the dogs that was there was not on a leash. Not all of them was nice to our dogs that was on a leash at all times. Dogs were eating off of tables at other campsites. That is my only complaint, dogs should be on leashes at all times.

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Tent Camping Ouzel Campground
ICON Camping Ouzel Campground
ICON Fishing South Platte River

Nearby Services

nearest public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Deckers - Drive south on Highway 67 4.5 miles.

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.

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.


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