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House Creek Campground

Elevation: 7,000 Feet (2182.0 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 58
Reservation Contact: National Reservation System: 877-444-6777
Reservation Remarks: 55 UNITS;LOOP B UNITS 30-45 UNDER RESERVATION;THE REMAINDER OF SITES ARE NOT UNDER RESERVATION;BARRIER FREE SITES: LOOP A SITE 5,LOOP B SITE 40;ELECTRICAL OUTLETS: LOOP A SITES 1- 7,12;NO OUTLETS ON LOOP B.
Reservation Status: Required for Loop B



House Creek Campground Reservations



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General Description

This gently sloping, grassy area is near the McPhee Reservoir's high-water line. The campground has 60 sites in three loops. Five are walk-ins and two are designed for wheelchair use. Only Loop "B" sites may be reserved, through the Reservation Center.

43 Unit Campground includes tables, preferred sites close to lake, fire places, tent pads, drinking water, composting toilets, asphalt road, parking spurs, trash disposal, and a campground host.

15 Unit Campground includes tables, fire places, tent pads, drinking water, composting toilets, and trash disposal. One vehicle space per unit. Spur length is 15 feet.

3 Unit Campground includes tables, grills, drinking water, toilets, asphalt parking, and trash disposal.

There are two adjacent group campgrounds, each can accommodate about 30 people.

Directions from Dolores, Colorado: Travel north at 11th street on Dolores-Norwood Road (Forest Road 526) for 6 miles. Then go southeast for 5.4 miles on House Creek Road (Forest Road 528).

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Early Mid-May through Late Fall (NOTE: Call 1-877-444-6777 to reserve space or go on-line at www.ReserveUSA.com) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Water, trash pickup, dump stat



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open for season. Water/Trash/Dump station. Located on the north shore of McPhee Reservoir. $12 fee. Updated: 2004-05-13 07:43:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating McPhee Reservoir
Yes
ICON Boat Launching Four-lane boat ramp
Yes
ICON Camping Trailers, RV's and tents
Yes
ICON Games & Play Open play area
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Roads and trails around McPhee Reservoir
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery McPhee Reservoir
Yes



Related Activities
House Creek Boat Launch - Four-lane concrete boat ramp, one courtesy boat dock, parking lot, and composting toilets.

House Creek Group Picnic Ground - Reservations are required through the Reservation Center for the House Creek Group Picnic Ground.

House Creek Group Site - House Creek Group Campground requires reservations through the Reservation Center.

House Creek Picnic Ground - House Creek Family Picnic Ground includes 3 Family Units.

House Creek Recreation Area - Reservations can be obtained through the Reservation Center for some sites. Fishing, walking, mountain bike riding and all kinds of boating activities are possible here.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Mesa Verde Country Visitor Information, P.O. Box HH , Cortez, CO, 81321, Phone: 800-253-1616, Fax: 970-565-1155, lynnd@mesaverdecountry.com

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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