Located in the wide-open spaces of a lush green valley near the headwaters of the Eagle River and East Fork Eagle River, Camp Hale East Fork is the ideal spot for large group camping.
The surrounding White River National Forest offers campers a recreational oasis and an exciting Wilderness experience.
Camp Hale East Fork can accommodate up to 200 guests, making it the perfect destination for large parties or family reunions. The group picnic area contains several tables, a large fire ring and grills.
All food, beverages, trash and scented items must be properly stored when not attended. Bear-proof food lockers are provided at each site and bear-proof trash receptacles are provided at the campground.
Fire Restrictions: Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.
Refunds: Refund requests made through www.recreation.gov will be charged a $10 processing fee. This fee is retained by the reservation service contractor along with the non-refundable reservation fee. All requests for the return of the non-refundable reservation fee and the cancellation fee will be declined by the campground concessionaire as they did not receive these fees (these are the fees retained by the reservation contractor, a different entity).
Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2.3 million acre White River National Forest is the top recreation forest in the nation. Known as the birthplace of wilderness and home to world-renowned skiing, the White River Forest has something to offer every outdoor enthusiast.
The White River National Forest is home to several skiing and Wilderness areas, providing countless recreational opportunities for campers.
The famous Colorado Trail winds within walking distance of the campground, offering hiking, horseback riding and opportunities for wildlife viewing to guests. Several paths throughout the campground also provide easy walking and biking areas.
Fishing is available in the numerous streams nearby, including both the Eagle and East Fork Eagle River, the Camp Hale Pond and several beaver ponds, with various types of trout available.
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For campground inquiries, please call: 970-468-7681
From I-70, take exit 171 toward Minturn. Turn south on Highway 24 and continue for approximately 19 miles, just beyond Camp Hale Memorial Site. Turn onto Old Highway East and follow for 2 miles to the campground.