Shepherds Rim Campground

Shepherds Rim Campground

The Shepherds Rim Campground location is in Meeker, Colorado
81641. 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 Shepherds Rim Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

North Fork Campground,County Rd 8


Phone number


Campground information Meeker, Colorado


Surrounded by mountains and nestled near the wilderness, the Shepherds Rim Campground at Trappers Lake has 15 scenic campsites. Located at 9,720 feet in elevation, visitors can locate this campground on the right side of the road as you travel south from the Trappers Lake Outlet area.


Trappers Lake is known as the Cradle of Wilderness.
At approximately 302 surface acres, the lake contains a strain of native cutthroat trout and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife operates a spawn collection station at the Cabin Creek inlet during May and June.

Trappers Lake lies completely within the Flat Tops Wilderness; motorized boats and wheeled carts for boat transport are prohibited.


Shepherds Rim Campground has one tent site, and 15 standard sites suitable for tents, trailers and RVs. The sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings. Guests also have access to vault toilets and drinking water, but electrical hook-ups are not available.

Natural Features

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2.3 million acre White River National Forest is a place of serenity and adventure, boasting eight wilderness areas, four 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.

Nearby Attractions

There is an RV dump station within the Trappers Lake complex.


For facility specific information, please call (970) 230-0275.

Charges & Cancellations

Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.

Frequently Asked Questions About North Fork Campground,County Rd 8 Meeker, CO

How do I make a reservation with Shepherds Rim Campground?

To make reservations at Shepherds Rim Campground, you can call the office at 970-927-0107.

Where is Shepherds Rim Campground located?

The Shepherds Rim Campground is located at North Fork Campground,County Rd 8 in Meeker,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Shepherds Rim Campground have tent or RV camping?

Shepherds Rim Campground 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.

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