Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co)

Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co)

The Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co) location is in Idaho Springs, Colorado
80452. 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 Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co) facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Po Box 3307

Idaho Springs

Phone number


Campground information Idaho Springs, Colorado


Cold Springs Campground is located on the Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest, north of Blackhawk on the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway/Highway 119, in north central Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its scenic and off-road driving, and nearby hiking and fishing opportunities.


The surrounding area has many great hiking trails. There is an easy hiking trail out of the campground for families with small children. In addition, the short, but steep Vista Trail climbs just a quarter-mile but rewards hikers with spectacular views of the vast Mount Evans Wilderness Area and valley below.

Scenic driving is available along Highways 119 and 72, known as the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway. Numerous creeks, rivers and lakes in the area provide fishing opportunities. Off-road enthusiasts will find many jeep roads in the vicinity.


There are 38 sites in the campground. Sites 1 through 5 are pull-over’s with wooden retaining walls. You climb several steps to reach the picnic tables, fire rings and tent pads. These sites are not suitable for RVs with slide-outs. Sites 9 & 11 are pull-over’s which also will not accommodate large RVs or slide-outs.

Each site has a picnic table and fire ring or grate. The maximum vehicle length that can be accommodated is 40 feet. Most sites are shaded and the interior roads are gravel. Water hydrants, tent pads, vault toilets and trash service are provided. There is a playground for small children.

Natural Features

The campground is located in a mountainside aspen and lodgepole pine forest, at an elevation of 9,200 feet.

Nearby Attractions

The historic mining town of Central City is nearby. Popular events held in the town include Lou Bunch Day and the Central City Opera and Jazz festivals.

Golden Gate Canyon State Park is just seven miles away. The scenic park offers over 35 miles of hiking trails. Mountain biking and horseback riding are allowed on some trails. Every stream and pond in the park is open to fishing.

Frequently Asked Questions About Po Box 3307 Idaho Springs, CO

How do I make a reservation with Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co)?

To make reservations at Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co), you can call the office at 801-226-3564.

Where is Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co) located?

The Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co) is located at Po Box 3307 in Idaho Springs,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co) have tent or RV camping?

Cold Springs – Arapaho Roosevelt Nf (Co) offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 801-226-3564 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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