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Backpacking: Colorado > Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests > Sulphur Ranger District

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South Fork Campground

Elevation: 8,940 Feet (2786.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 21
Reservation Contact: N/A
Reservation Remarks: First-come, first-served
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

South Fork Campground entrance
Copyright: Zander Higbie - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
South Fork Campground entrance
South Fork Campground is located approximately 38 miles southwest of Granby in the Williams Fork area. The campground sits 25 miles south of Highway 40 up the Williams Fork River, at an elevation of 8,940 feet. It is adjacent to the confluence of the Williams Fork and the South Fork of the Williams Fork rivers.


There are 21 campsites. Facilities include vault toilets, picnic tables, fire grates, drinking water and horse corrals.

Directions from Granby: Travel west on Highway 40 approximately 14 miles to County Road 3/Forest Road 139. Travel south on Road 3/139 approximately 17 miles, passing Williams Fork Reservoir, to Forest Road 138. Go south on 138 approximately 8 miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping, single unit Call for Current Fee

Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Difficulty: Easy
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Nice shaded camp sites. Fishing fair to good. Boardwalk and trails recommended. Wildlife in area-even a moose!

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON RV Camping 23 ft. maximum spur length.
ICON Tent Camping
ICON Camping South Fork Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing Williams Fork and South Fork of the Williams Fork, and other area streams.
ICON Hiking & Walking Boardwalk Trailhead and South Fork Trailhead are nearby.
ICON Horseback Riding Boardwalk Trailhead and South Fork Trailhead are nearby.
ICON Mountain Biking area roads and non-wilderness trails
ICON Viewing Wildlife surrounding area

Related Activities
Darling Creek Trail - The Darling Creek Trail is located south of Granby in the Williams Fork area. It leads from the Williams Fork River near the Sugarloaf Campground to the St. Louis Peak-Jones Pass Trail.

Ute Peak Trail - The Ute Peak Trail, #24, is located southwest of Granby in the Williams Fork area. The trail leads from the Williams Fork River up along Williams Fork Ridge to Ptarmigan Pass.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Sulphur Ranger District, 62429 US Hwy 40, P.O. Box 10 , Granby, CO, 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4102, TTY: 970-887-4101


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