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About Hayden Creek Campground

Please note: no potable water is available.

Hayden Creek Campground is a hidden gem on the Salida Ranger District. The campground is small with only 11 sites. It is located on the banks of Hayden Creek and at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains.


The campground is wooded and very secluded. Sites are best suited to tent camping or small trailers or RV's. Vehicles 25 ft. or less work best in the area.

Reservations are not taken for this campground. All sites are first-come, first-served. Also, vault toilet is available only during peak season.

National Forest
Walk In
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Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Hayden Creek Campground is located in Colorado
38.3297 N
-105.8236 W
Get Directions
From Canon City, Colorado travel west on Highway 50 to Coaldale. Coaldale is a tiny town located on the banks of the Arkansas River. As you enter Coaldale, watch for a sign on the left that says, National Forest access, Hayden Creek campground. Turn left at this sign and onto County Road 6. Stay on this road for 5 miles, passing the Cutty's private campground and Coaldale campground, located on the left.
1 Review of Hayden Creek Campground
First to Review
Nice campground, but currently closed

was a really great campground, but went to camp there again, and the Forrest service has it shut down. hope it’s not permanent.