West Chicago Creek

West Chicago Creek

The West Chicago Creek 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 West Chicago Creek facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Arapaho And Roosevelt Nf Clear Creek Ranger District 101 Highway 103

Idaho Springs

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Campground information Idaho Springs, Colorado


West Chicago Creek Campground sits along its namesake creek at the base of Mount Evans and is located off Highway 103 on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests in central Colorado. It is a popular facility for hiking and fishing enthusiasts.


The area provides easy access to many hiking trails that lead into the Mount Evans Wilderness. West Chicago Creek offers good fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout.


There are 15 sites available all suitable for RV and tent camping. Each site contains a tent pad, picnic table, charcoal grill and fire ring. Other amenities include a vault toilet, water spigot and trash dumpster. There are no RV hook-ups. Firewood is available for sale during peak season at the campground.

Natural Features

The campground sits at an elevation of 9,600 feet in an aspen and lodgepole pine forest.

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are located in the foothills and slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The forests and grassland cover 1.5 million acres and extend north to the Wyoming border, south to Mount Evans and west across the Continental Divide.

The area encompasses mountains, lakes and five scenic byways, designated by Congress for their scenery, wildlife or history, including the highest road in North America. Mount Evans Road, also known as Colorado Highway 5, allows visitors to drive from 10,500′ to 14,130′ above sea level in just 14 miles.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Idaho Springs, a former mining town, makes for a nice outing. History buffs will appreciate the Argo Gold Mine and Mill Museum.

Frequently Asked Questions About Arapaho And Roosevelt Nf Clear Creek Ranger District 101 Highway 103 Idaho Springs, CO

How do I make a reservation with West Chicago Creek?

To make reservations at West Chicago Creek, you can call the office at 801-226-3564.

Where is West Chicago Creek located?

The West Chicago Creek is located at Arapaho And Roosevelt Nf Clear Creek Ranger District 101 Highway 103 in Idaho Springs,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does West Chicago Creek have tent or RV camping?

West Chicago Creek 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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