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Haviland Lake Campground

12 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Haviland Lake Campground is situated on its beautiful namesake within the San Juan National Forest, 18 miles north of Durango. Visitors enjoy the area for its canoeing, fishing and hiking opportunities in a scenic, natural setting. The popular campground is beautiful any time of the…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

12 Reviews of Haviland Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 0
  • 1
  • 3
  • 8
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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2021

NOT CLOSED

Haviland Lake Campground is not closed.

It's a great NFS CG and has both dry camping and sites with electric only. Water is available at the CG and there are the new modern pit toilets (the good kind). Power is 30/50 amp and there is cell service in the campground. Fill up with water before…

Site111 is a great site, but all on this loop are electric and good.
Month of VisitOctober
Florian J.
Reviewed May. 17, 2021

Good for the price

We stayed for one night at one of the double priced sites above the lake. The sites are spaced far enough from each other, so it is quiet even when the campground is full. Firewood is available for $7 per bundle. There were small flies but they did not bite (the lake is being refilled which…

  • view of the lake
Site45
Month of VisitJune
Lynda R.
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2020

Awesome.

This is a great campground!

Location

Haviland Lake Campground is located in Colorado

Directions

From Durango, travel north on Highway 550 for 18 miles to Haviland Lake Road. Turn right onto Haviland Lake Road and continue a mile to the campground.

Coordinates

37.53472269 N
107.80583336 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Haviland Lake Campground is situated on its beautiful namesake within the San Juan National Forest, 18 miles north of Durango. Visitors enjoy the area for its canoeing, fishing and hiking opportunities in a scenic, natural setting. The popular campground is beautiful any time of the year.

Recreation

Haviland Lake is an 80-acre, no-wake lake with excellent boating, canoeing and fishing opportunities. An accessible fishing dock is located on the lakeshore. Anglers cast for rainbow and brown trout. A Colorado Division of Wildlife fishing license is required to fish.

Several trailheads are in the vicinity. The Forebay Lake Trail begins in the campground and leads to small Forebay Lake, just over a mile east of the campground.

The historic Rico-to-Rockwood Wagon Road passes through Haviland and Chris Park. Built in the late 1800s, the road was used for six years until the railway opened.

Facilities

The campground offers single- and double-family sites, many of which have electric hookups. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are accessible vault toilets and drinking water.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on the shore of Haviland Lake, among shady, towering ponderosa pines, at an elevation of 8,705 feet. Many sites have lake views and easy shoreline access. Campers are awarded spectacular views of the Hermosa Cliffs across the lake.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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