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North Fork Poudre Campground

Elevation: 9,150 Feet (2852.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 9
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Status: Not Accepted
Usage: Moderate

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General Description

North Fork Poudre Campground
Copyright: - US Forest Service
North Fork Poudre Campground
The North Fork Poudre Campground is located along the North Fork of the Cache la Poudre River in the Redfeather Lakes general area. The campground sits about 53 miles northwest of Fort Collins at an elevation of 9,150 feet. Recreation opportunities include fishing along the North Fork of the Poudre River, hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking.

North Fork Poudre has 9 campsites with fire grates and picnic tables. There is a toilet, but no drinking water or trash service. No fee is charged for this campground.

Directions from Fort Collins: Take US Highway 287 north approximately 21 miles north to Livermore, then travel west on County Road 74E (Red Feather Lakes Road) approximately 25 miles to County Road 162. Travel west on County Road 162 approximately 7 miles to the site.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON RV Camping 30 foot maximum spur length.
ICON Tent Camping North Fork Poudre
ICON Camping North Fork Poudre Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing North Fork Cache la Poudre River
ICON Hiking & Walking The Killpecker Trailhead is adjacent to the campground; North Lone Pine is about 2 1/2 miles east.
ICON Mountain Biking area roads and trails

Nearby Services

Gas Station: 3 regional chairs (Private - Profit) Directions: 8 miles northeast in Redfeather Lakes Area

Emergency: Local EMT Service (Other Local) Directions: 8 miles notheast in Redfeather Lakes Area

Groceries: 3 local stores (Private - Profit) Directions: 8 miles northeast in Redfeather Lakes Area

Nearest Hospital: Poudre Valley Hospital (Private - Profit) Directions: 56 miles southeast in Fort Collins

Nearest Pay Phone: US West (Private - Profit) Directions: 8 miles northeast in Redfeather Lakes Area

Related Activities
Green Ridge Four-Wheel Drive Road - This trail runs between the Laramie River Road at Chambers Lake to the Bald Mountain Jeep Trail. It is open to hikers, horsemen, four-wheel drives, ATVs and bicyclists.

North Lone Pine Trail - This trail is located west of Redfeather Lakes. It is a good day hike.

Sand Creek - George Creek Area - The Sand Creek - George Creek area is located northwest of Fort Collins and Redfeather Lakes. It is open mountain bike, motorcycle and ATV travel.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Canyon Lakes Ranger District, 2150 Centre Ave., Building E , Fort Collins, CO, 80526, Phone: 970-295-6700

Forest to Grassland Information Center, 1311 S. College Ave. , Fort Collins, CO, 80524, Phone: 970-498-2770, TTY: 970-498-2707


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