Horseshoe Campground

Pike National Forest

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4 Mile Creek Rd.
Fairplay, CO 80440
719-836-2031
719-553-1400
Reservations: 877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 39.1995, -106.0842

Last Price Paid: $17
Number of Sites: 19
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 10551 ft
Max Length: 25 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

1 person has reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G
1bars
AT&T 4G
4 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 17

Chinookwind would stay here again

“Well Kept and Convenient to Trails”

Reviewed Aug 14, 2017

Overall Rating

First, let me say that I researched the area primarily for dispersed camping and only checked this campground out as a fallback option. Boy, am I glad I did! Our first night out at nearby dispersed camping near 182b was ruined by a large group of party-going big rigs, their ATV's and shooting. After the first night, we fled to Horseshoe Campground, which had a good site left at 3 pm on a Saturday in August. Horseshoe is very well kept, the camp hosts are friendly and helpful, and ATV's are not allowed in the campground.
Most sites are shaded, and although the pad is close to the campground loop road, there is lots of wooded open space behind the site. Pit toilets are immaculate (for a pit toilet, anyway).
The Limber Grove trailhead takes off from the campground, and there are two other trails leading up to Sheep Mountain at the campground.
There is an open meadow near the water pump which is great for star gazing!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G
1bars
Verizon 4G

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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