The Chapman Campground And Group location is in Basalt, Colorado
81621. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the Chapman Campground And Group facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
Frying Pan River Rd
Campground information Basalt, Colorado
Situated above the Ruedi Reservoir, Chapman Campground sits at the base of a wide valley adjacent to the Fryingpan River in White River National Forest.
Sites are surrounded by lodgepole pine, and several are at the river’s edge, offering an ideal setting for visitors seeking recreation and relaxation.
Flowing through this campground is Fryingpan River, renowned for its fly fishing. Downriver, below the campground and Ruedi
Dam, large rainbow, brown, cutthroat and brook trout are plentiful in an area nicknamed the “toilet bowl.” Here, the
fish feed on mysis shrimp, a small freshwater shrimp stocked in the lake.
The stretch of river from the dam down to the confluence of Fryingpan and the Roaring Fork River has been designated as Gold Medal Waters by the Colorado Wildlife
Commission. Special regulations in this area include fishing only with artificial flies and lures, and releasing all trout except brown trout, with a limit of 2 fish
over 14 inches.
Chapman Reservoir is also an option for anglers wanting to cast lines in at its shore. Motorized watercraft is prohibited on Chapman Reservoir.
A horseshoe pit and volleyball court encourage game playing. A nature trail can be accessed from the site.
Chapman Campground has 84 standard sites suitable for tents, trailers, and RVs. A group site is also available.
The campground is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings, vault toilets, and drinking water. Electrical hook-ups are
Trash and recycling collection is provided.
In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2.3 million acre White River National Forest is a place of serenity and adventure, boasting 8 wilderness areas, 4
defined seasons, and 10 peaks surpassing 14,000 feet in elevation.
Wildlife in the area abounds. Bighorn sheep navigate rocky ridges and bull elk bugle at dusk. Scenic rivers sustain populations
of cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout. Alpine regions provide habitat for pika and ptarmigan. These species, along with many
others, depend on surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams, and diverse forests to live.
Charges & Cancellations
Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Recreation.gov Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.
Frequently Asked Questions About Frying Pan River Rd Basalt, CO
How do I make a reservation with Chapman Campground And Group?
To make reservations at Chapman Campground And Group, you can call the office at 970-927-0107.
Where is Chapman Campground And Group located?
The Chapman Campground And Group is located at Frying Pan River Rd in Basalt,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does Chapman Campground And Group have tent or RV camping?
Chapman Campground And Group offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 970-927-0107 to make sure things haven’t changed.