Lake Fork Campground

Lake Fork campground and Blue Mesa view
Lake Fork campground with a view of the Sapinero Basin of Blue Mesa.

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Lake Fork Campground is located 27 miles west of Gunnison on CO Highway 92 near the intersection with U.S. Highway 50 on the shore of the Sapinero Basin of Blue Mesa. Tents and large RVs can be accommodated at Lake Fork. The campground is paved except for the tent walk-in sites.

Approximate Open Dates: April to mid-October
Sites: 83
Accessible Sites: yes
Water: yes, mid-May to mid-September
Flush Toilets: yes, mid-May to mid-September
Vault Toilets: yes
Electric Hookups: no
Dump Station: yes
Showers: no
Tables & Fire Grates: yes
Visitor Center: no
Ranger Programs: no
Marina: yes, mid-May to early September
Restaurant: no
Boat Ramp: yes
Fish Cleaning Station: yes, mid-May to mid-September
Elevation: 7580 feet

Lake Fork Campground Map

Lower Section $16 per night ($8 per night with Interagency Senior/Access Pass)
Upper & Middle Sections $16 per night, plus reservation fee ($8 per night with Interagency Senior/Access Pass)


Reservation Information

Some sections of the campground can be reserved in advance through or by calling 1-877-444-6777

Last updated: August 30, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


970 641-2337 x205

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