Lake Fork Campground

Lake Fork Campground

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 Blue Mesa Reservoir. All types of camping from tents to large RVs can be accommodated at Lake Fork. The campground is paved except for the tent walk-in sites. First-come first-served sites can usually be found except on summer holiday weekends.

Approximate Open Dates: April to mid-October
Sites: 90
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: out of order *
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

* Showers are operated by our concessionair and are not included in camping fees.


Reservation Information
Reservations can be made for sites in the upper and middle sections. Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. All reservable sites have a maximum 14 consecutive day stay in a 30 day period.

Lake Fork Campground Map (pdf) »

Lower Section (first-come first-served) $16.00 per night ($8.00 per night with Interagency Senior/Access Pass)
Upper & Middle Sections $16.00 per night, plus $3.00 if reserved ($8.00 per night with Interagency Senior/Access Pass, plus $3.00 per night if reserved)


Last updated: April 26, 2019

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Mailing Address:

102 Elk Creek
Gunnison, CO 81230


(970) 641-2337 x205

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