St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel

St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel

The St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel location is in Canon City, Colorado
81212. 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 St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
San Carlos Ranger District
3028 East Main Street
Canon City
Colorado
81212

Phone number
FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (877) 444-6777, FOR NON-REAL TIME INFORMATION ABOUT THE CAMPGROUND, CALL (719) 269-8500.

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Campground information Canon City, Colorado

Overview

Nestled among aspen and tall Douglas fir trees, St. Charles Campground is in a quiet part of the Lake Isabel Recreation Area. Located on the banks of St. Charles Creek, the campground is popular with campers who enjoy the sounds of water tumbling through the shaded boulders.

Recreation

Lake Isabel is stocked with brown and rainbow trout. The accessible lakeshore path provides ample fishing spots. Brook trout can be found in St. Charles Creek. Several trails begin at the recreation area. Hiking opportunities include the Snowslide Trail and the Cisneros Trail. Both trails are also open to motorcycles, and Cisneros is a challenging ATV route.

Facilities

Campsites can accommodate small trailers; tent pads are provided for tent campers. Each campsite contains a bear-proof food locker, picnic table, fire ring and fire pedestal. Campground amenities include accessible vault toilets, drinking water from a hand pump, and bear-proof trash dumpsters. Firewood is sold by the on-site campground host.

Natural Features

The campground sits a mile west of Lake Isabel in the Wet Mountains, a beautiful range in the San Isabel National Forest. At an elevation of 8,600 feet, Lake Isabel was designed and constructed in the 1930s as a recreational haven from the dusty plains far below. Rugged mountain peaks in the area provide water for the abundant wildlife and fish populations.

Nearby Attractions

A nearby lodge offers paddle and rowboat rentals, groceries and a restaurant. Golf courses are about 15 minutes away.

Charges & Cancellations

Cancellations

Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee. 

A visitor who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night’s use fee including tax and applicable add-on for a campsite.

Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

No-Shows

A no-show visitor is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date.

No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night’s rate, taxes and applicable add-on for a campsite.  

Refunds

Visitors may submit a refund request through their Recreation.gov profile within 7 days of the end date of their reservation. Refunds will not be issued after the 7 days has ended.

Refunds for debit or credit card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank or credit card used to pay.

For check or cash purchases, Recreation.gov will mail a Treasury check for refunds of cash, check, or money order payments to the address associated with the reservation. Treasury check refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive. 

In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team or facility manager will refund all fees and will attempt to notify you using the contact information within the Recreation.gov visitor profile.

Frequently Asked Questions About San Carlos Ranger District Canon City, CO

How do I make a reservation with St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel?

To make reservations at St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel, you can call the office at FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (877) 444-6777, FOR NON-REAL TIME INFORMATION ABOUT THE CAMPGROUND, CALL (719) 269-8500..

Where is St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel located?

The St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel is located at San Carlos Ranger District 3028 East Main Street in Canon City,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel have tent or RV camping?

St Charles Campground – Lake Isabel offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (877) 444-6777, FOR NON-REAL TIME INFORMATION ABOUT THE CAMPGROUND, CALL (719) 269-8500. to make sure things haven’t changed.

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