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Kenosha Pass Campground

Capacity: 250 People
Elevation: 10,000 Feet (3117.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 25
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Kenosha Pass Campground is located approximately seven miles southwest of the small town of Grant, Colorado. This campground consists of 25 individual family campsites. The sites each
include a table, fire ring and parking spur. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided. There are dispersed camping sites nearby. The nearest public telephone is located in the town of Grant. The nearest fire and emergency services are located at Bailey about 17 miles away.

The campground is located on the Colorado Trail. In addition, there are hiking, biking, equestrian and four wheel drive trails nearby. Viewing the changing aspen leaves is a popular activity in the fall.

Directions from Grant: Kenosha Pass Campground is located approximately seven miles southwest of the small town of Grant, Colorado. Drive west from Grant on Highway 285 to reach the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: May through September .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
single-unit campsite Call for Current Fee Facilities include vault toile



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Family Camping Kenosha Pass Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping Kenosha Pass Campground
Yes
ICON Tent Camping Kenosha Pass Campground
Yes
ICON Trailer Camping Kenosha Pass Campground
Yes
ICON Camping Kenosha Pass Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Burning Bear Trail, Gibson Lake Trail, Rosalie Trail, Shelf Lake Trail
No
ICON Hiking & Walking Colorado Trail, Burning Bear Trail, Abyss Lake Trail, Rosalie Trail, Gibson Lake Trail, Shelf Lake Trail, Three Mile Creek Trail, West Jefferson Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Colorado Trail, Burning Bear Trail, Abyss Lake Trail, Rosalie Trail, Gibson Lake Trail, Shelf Lake Trail, Three Mile Creek Trail, West Jefferson Trail
Yes
ICON Animal Identification Colorado Trail
Yes
ICON Bird Identification Kenosha Pass Campground
Yes
ICON Plant Identification Colorado Trail, Burning Bear Trail, Abyss Lake Trail, Rosalie Trail, Gibson Lake Trail, Shelf Lake Trail, Three Mile Creek Trail, West Jefferson Trail
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification Colorado Trail, Burning Bear Trail, Abyss Lake Trail, Rosalie Trail, Gibson Lake Trail, Shelf Lake Trail, Three Mile Creek Trail, West Jefferson Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Colorado Trail, Shelf Lake Trail, West Jefferson Trail
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Abyss Lake Trail
No
ICON Backpacking Colorado Trail, Ben Tyler Trail
Yes



Nearby Services

nearest public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Grant - Drive east on Highway 285.

fire and emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Bailey - about 17 miles northeast on Highway 285.



Related Activities
Burning Bear Campground - Burning Bear Campground is located approximately four miles northwest of the small town of Grant, Colorado. It consists of 13 individual family campsites.

Burning Bear Trail - This pleasant 5.5 mile trail follows the Burning Bear Creek west from Geneva Creek, over a ridge, and down the Burning Bear Creek on the west side of the ridge.

Gibson Lake Trail - This 2.4 mile hike follows the Lake Fork drainage to a pretty lake nestled in a high tundra bowl. The well-established trail climbs at a steady, moderately steep grade.

Rosalie Trail - The Rosalie Trail is a popular trail extending from the southeast edge of the Mt. Evans Wilderness Area to Guanella Pass. It offers spectacular views of Mt. Bierstadt and Mt. Evans.

Shelf Lake Trail - The Shelf Lake Trail follows the Smelter Gulch drainage to Shelf Lake in a high mountain cirque. The 3.2 mile hike is on an established trail the entire distance.

Three Mile Creek Trail - This popular hiking trail provides access into the heart of the southern half of the Mt. Evans Wilderness Area. The trailhead is along Geneva Creek Road and its terminus is the junction with the Rosalie Trail.



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