Lake Irwin

Lake Irwin

The Lake Irwin location is in , Colorado
. 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 Lake Irwin facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Gunnison, Grand Mesa, And Unco


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Campground information , Colorado


Lake Irwin Campground is situated on the western banks of its picturesque namesake lake, approximately 9 miles from Crested Butte, Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its abundant trail opportunities, fishing and beautiful scenery.


Mountain biking and hiking are popular activities in this challenging, rugged terrain. Canoeing and fishing are favorite pastimes as well. The lake is usually so full of fish, one can see them rise to the calm surface.


The campground offers several single-family campsites, some of which are accessible. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Drinking water is provided.

Natural Features

The campground is set high in the Colorado Rockies at an elevation of 10,200 feet. Summer days are cool and afternoon showers are common. Nights can be chilly.

Lake Irwin borders the campground on the east, and the Ruby Mountain Range lies to the west. Vivid wildflowers fill the landscape during July and August. Most campsites are shaded by mature Englemann spruce and subalpine fir trees.

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. Together, the three forests cover 2.9 million acres in the central and southern Rocky Mountains, south of the Colorado River and west of the Continental Divide.

Nearby Attractions

The charming town of Crested Butte is a short drive from the campground. The former coal mining town offers a variety of outdoor activities, dining and shopping options and annual festivals, like the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gunnison, Grand Mesa, And Unco , CO

How do I make a reservation with Lake Irwin?

To make reservations at Lake Irwin, you can call the office at 970-349-6348.

Where is Lake Irwin located?

The Lake Irwin is located at Gunnison, Grand Mesa, And Unco in ,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Lake Irwin have tent or RV camping?

Lake Irwin offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 970-349-6348 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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