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Horseshoe Campground (Colorado) Make a Reservation

719 836-2031
39.20167, -106.08611

Horseshoe Campground sits along its namesake creek near a grassy meadow among aspen, Engelmann spruce and Bristlecone pines in the San Isabel National Forest. The campground sits at 10,600 feet in elevation and offers a great basecamp for hikers wishing to climb some of the 14,000 foot peaks in the area. The primitive campground is located near Mount Sherman, Lincoln, Bross and Democrat – all impressive peaks for avid hikers. At elevation 10,600 feet, it’s not hard to find fantastic mountain views. Outdoor recreation activities include: backpacking, hiking, walking, fishing and wildlife viewing.

The campground is located at the base of Sheep Mountain and has 19 campsites. The campsites sit among large trees that provide nice shade and good privacy between sites. RV’s up to 25 feet in length can fit in most sites. Horseshoe campground has vault toilets and drinking water. Each campsite has a table and fire ring.

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From Fairplay travel south on US-285 for about one mile. Turn right onto County Road 18. Continue for approximately 6 miles to the campground on the right.

  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Rings
  • Pets OK
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • River
  • Wildlife Viewing
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Best Campsites:

4, 6, 7, 8, 11


From: Mid May To: Early October

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