HOUSE CREEK, CO

House Creek Campground is located on the shores of McPhee Reservoir near the town of Dolores in southwestern Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, water skiing and fishing opportunities.The campground is situated in a gently sloping meadow near the reservoir's high-water...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 07 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites available
  • Use of the dump station requires a $10 fee
  • Click here for more information on the San Juan National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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ANGL GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 100 99 Back-In
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

House Creek Campground is located on the shores of McPhee Reservoir near the town of Dolores in southwestern Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, water skiing and fishing opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a gently sloping meadow near the reservoir's high-water line. The is no shade and the area is hot during summer.

Recreation:

McPhee Reservoir, the largest within the San Juan National Forest and second largest in Colorado, has 50 miles of shoreline. Boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are popular activities. A boat ramp is located within the campground.

Facilities:

The campground offers group and single-family sites, some of which have electric hookups. Several sites have shelters for shade. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water.

Nearby Attractions:

Southwestern Colorado, part of the Four Corners region, contains more than 4,000 archaeological sites and more than 600 cliff dwellings. Many sites offer glimpses of the ancient Anasazi culture, for which this area is known.

Anasazi Heritage Center is 30 minutes northwest of Dolores. Mesa Verde National Park is an hour and a half drive south of the campground. Canyon of the Ancients is an hour and a half hours southwest. Hovenweep National Monument is an hour and 45 minutes west.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Tue Sep 01 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Sun Mar 01 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Sep 05 2014 - Sun Mar 01 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 23 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Walk In Fri May 08 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Sun Sep 06 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 23 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $17.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $50.00
Walk In Season
May 08 2015 -
May 21 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $17.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $50.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Sep 06 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $17.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $50.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.52028, -108.53056
37°31'13"N, 108°31'50"W

From Colorado Highway 145, turn at 11th Street, continue on Country Road 31, which becomes Forest Road 526 at the Forest Boundary. Continue 6 miles and turn left at Forest Road 528. The road dead-ends at the complex.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HOUSE CREEK
SAN JUAN NATIONAL FOREST
  CO