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Miller Creek Campground

Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2493.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 12
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Miller Creek Campground, about two miles north of the dam, has a concrete boat ramp at its north end. Twelve campsites offer a choice of sun or shade, and an asphalt road surface helps keep the dust down. Five sites share a large, gently sloping parking area. This is the only campground on Lemon Reservoir. RVs can be leveled without much difficulty.

Directions from Bayfield, Colorado: Travel 11 miles north on County Road #501, then 3 miles northwest on County Road #240, then 2 miles north of County Road #243.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Late May through Labor Day Weekend (NOTE: Open with no fees after Labor Day to mid May. No toilet in campground but one availble in day use area. No water available. A dumpster will be available for use through hunting season.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee Will be closed part of summer.

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open. Host on site. Water. Cost per campsite $10.00 Updated: 2004-07-28 10:26:00.0

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Concrete boat launching ramp
ICON Tent Camping
ICON Trailer Camping Limited trailer space
ICON Camping Miller Creek Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing Fishing access to Lemon Reservoir

Related Activities
Lemon Reservoir - Boaters on Lemon Reservoir are usually fishing but we do see a few sailboarders and sailors. Even though the water is cold we see an occasional water-skier.

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Visitor Information:

Silverton Area Chamber Of Commerce, 414 Greene Street, P.O. Box 565 , Silverton, CO, 81433, Phone: 800-752-4494, Fax: 970-387-0282, chamber@frontier.net


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