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Elliott Creek Campground

Capacity: 175 People
Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2493.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 28
Reservation Contact: Local
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Campsite at Elliott CreekCampground
Copyright: Zander Higbie - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Campsite at Elliott CreekCampground
Elliot Creek is an undeveloped campground. It is located on the northwest side of Green Mountain Reservoir, just north of Heeney. It has minimal services, but does have vault toilets. It has parking to accommodate 60 cars and provides good access for fishing in the reservoir. No fee is required at Elliot Creek campground.

Directions from Silverthorne: Go 14 miles north on Hwy. 9. Turn left onto FDR 30. Go north on FDR 30, past the small town of Heeney, to the campground.

Directions from Beaver Creek: Travel 38 miles east on I-70 to Silverthorne. From Silverthorne go 14 miles north on Hwy. 9. Turn left onto FDR 30. Go north on FDR 30, past the small town of Heeney, to the campground.

Directions from Vail: Travel 38 miles east on I-70 to Silverthorne. From Silverthorne go 14 miles north on Hwy. 9. Turn left onto FDR 30. Go north on FDR 30, past the small town of Heeney, to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-May through Early November (NOTE: Weather conditions may affect opening or closing of the facilities.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Recreation Fee Demo area.



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open Updated: 2000-06-15 17:47:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Powered Boating Green Mountain Reservoir
Yes
ICON Camping Elliott Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Cold Water Fishing Green Mountain Reservoir, Blue River
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Area trails
Yes
ICON Lodging 20 miles south in Silverthorne
No
ICON Mountain Biking
Yes
ICON Picnicking
Yes



Nearby Services

Gas Station: national (Private - Profit) Directions: 20 miles south in Silverthorne

Nearest Hospital: non-local (Private - Profit) Directions: 53 miles southwest in Vail

Nearest Pay Phone: national (Private - Profit) Directions: Green Mountain Reservoir



Related Activities
Eagles Nest Wilderness Area-Dillon side - The Eagles Nest Wilderness straddles the Gore Range, to the west of Silverthorne. The western portion of the wilderness area lies in the Holy Cross Ranger District and the eastern portion lies in the Dillon Ranger District.

Green Mountain Marina - Green Mountain Marina is located north of Silverthorne on Green Mountain Reservoir, in the town of Heeney.

Green Mountain Reservoir Recreation Area - The Green Mountain Reservoir Recreation Area is located about 15 miles north of Silverthorne. The area offers many water based activities as well as camping and hiking.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Vail Valley Partnership, 100 East Meadow Drive , Vail, CO, 81657, Phone: 800-525-3875, Fax: 970-476-6008, www.visitvailvalley.com

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