Idlewild Campground is located about 26 miles north of I70 on US 40 at an elevation of 9,000 feet. The campground is situated in a dense stand of spruce trees along the Fraser River. There are 24 sites in the campground. Twenty one are suitable for RV camping and three are more suitable for tents. Most of the sites are heavily wooded. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring or grate. The maximum vehicle length that can be accommodated is 32 feet.
The roads through the campground are mostly dirt except in the area near the bike path where they are paved. There are three water hydrants and four restrooms. Three of the restrooms will accommodate disabled persons. Reservations are not accepted for this campground. The season for this campground normally runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, depending on the weather. Check with the Forest Service for the current fees.
||Maximum spur length of 32 feet
||Next to stream or lake
||Elevation: 9,000 feet
Sulfur Ranger District: 970-887-4100
FISHING: Fishing for trout is available in the Fraser River that runs along side of the campground.
HIKING: There is a multitude of hiking opportunities in the Winter Park / Fraser area. There is an extensive trail system, part of which travels through the campground. There are 45 miles of lift accessible trails at Winter Park.
BICYCLING: This area has many miles of mountain bike trails. A paved trail travels through the campground.
SIGHT SEEING: Take US 40 for a great scenic drive. The ski resort of Winter Park offers plenty of sight seeing and shopping opportunities.
Take I-70 to US 40. Travel north on 40 for approximately 26 miles. The campground is on the right side of the highway.
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