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Osprey Campground

Capacity: 140 People
Elevation: 6,200 Feet (1932.7 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 14
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Osprey Campground is located approximately six and one half miles north of the small town of Deckers on Highway 67. This campground consists of thirteen individual campsites that accommodate tents only. Each campsite includes a fire ring. There is a common parking area for all campsites. Drinking water is not provided. Sanitation has been provided 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: Osprey Campground is located approximately six 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 occur between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day. This site supplies no drinking water.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Services provided between Memo



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Tent Camping Osprey Campground
Yes
ICON Camping Osprey Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing South Platte River, Cheesman Reservoir
No



Nearby Services

nearest public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Deckers - Drive 6.5 miles south on Highway 67.

emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Trumbull - Drive 5.5 miles south on Highway 67.



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.

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.



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