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Cross Creek PXL_20220606_021803133-EFFECTS

Rio Grande National Forest


Cross Creek Campground

As of 2023, this campground is no longer operated by Scenic Canyons, and this page will not be updated. For up to date information, please visit the Forest Service website.

Cross Creek Campground consists of two areas with their own entrance from Forest Service Road 360. The first area includes three sites and access to Cross Creek Trail. The second area includes eleven sites, the entrance sign and fee station. A foot bridge connects these two areas. The elevation of is 8,840 ft.  The campground is located on the edge of a spruce/fir forested area, with the campground located in the trees.



$24 per night

$29 per night with sewer hookup

$12 for day use

$14 for day use with sewer hookup


Reservations: Not available.


Directions: Cross Creek campground is located in Rio Grande County approximately 15 miles south of South Fork, Colorado. One mile south of South Fork on Hwy 160 is Forest Service Road 360. Take Forest Service road 360 approximately 9 miles to the campground entrance. See map below.


Amenities: Toilets, drinking water, garbage service.


Open dates: Friday before Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting.


Nearby: Fishing, boating, and hiking are available nearby. There is an ATV trail at the campground allowing a base for additional outdoor activities. The biggest tree on the Rio Grande National Forest is a short hike away. Beaver Creek Reservoir is within walking distance.


See more campgrounds managed by Scenic Canyons in the Rio Grande National Forest.

For more information, visit the Forest Service website.

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