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Tucker Ponds Campground

Rio Grande National Forest


Tucker Ponds 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.

Tucker Ponds campground consists of a single loop with 14 campsites. The elevation is 9,860 ft. The campground sits in a spruce/fir forested area. It is located near Pass Creek.



$23 for a single site
$46 for a double site
$11 for day use


Reservations: No reservations are available at this campground. All sites are first come, first served.


Directions: Tucker Ponds campground is located in Mineral County, approximately 15 miles southwest of South Fork, Colorado and 28 miles north of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Traveling Hwy 160 turn onto Forest Service Road 390, the Pass Creek Road, and travel another 2.5 miles to the campground entrance on the west side of Forest Service Road 390. See map below.


Amenities: Toilets, drinking water, garbage service.


Open Dates: Friday before Memorial Day to Labor Day.


Nearby: Fishing, boating, and hiking are available nearby. There is an RV waste station next to the Rainbow Grocery at the intersection of US Rt. 160 and State Rt. 149 in South Fork.


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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