Meadow Ridge Campground

White River National Forest, Near New Castle, Colorado

Meadow Ridge Campground does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Meadow Ridge Campground is located 35 miles north of New Castle via the Buford-New Castle Road (County/Forest Road 245). The campground offers 20 campsites, all of which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. These campsites are suitable for tent, RV, and trailer camping, with parking spurs of up to 50 feet in length.

Facilities at the campground include picnic tables, fire grates, trash disposal, secure food storage, and vault toilets. The campground includes several handicap accessible sites. This is a fee use area.

Meadow Ridge Campground is located less than 0.25 miles from Meadow Lake. During your stay at the campground, be sure to check out the Meadow Lake Picnic Area. The Picnic Area includes picnic tables and fire rings on both sides of the lake, plus a dock, boat ramp, and restroom on the western shoreline. The day use fee for the Picnic Area is waived for campground guests. Meadow Lake itself is located in a popular area for fishing, hunting, and OHV riding. The campground also provides an easy staging area for accessing numerous non-motorized trails in the southwest Flat Tops.

Typical open season dates are May 28 to October 25.