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Happy Meadows

5 Reviews

About This Campground

Happy Meadows Campground is situated along the South Platte River near the Eleven Mile Reservoir and Eleven Mile Canyon. Excellent fishing, tubing, and hiking await visitors.

Eleven Mile Canyon is rich in natural resources and historic significance. Originally called Granite Canyon, the…

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Reviews

5 Reviews of Happy Meadows

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2020

Small, quiet campground on the river

This is a very small campground between a county road and on the bend of Adamans creek, only 7-8 spots with a camp host.  Each site has a picnic and fire pit, most sites are shaded but 2-3 are in the open.  There isn't much traffic on the road so it is nice and quiet.  Fishing can be done within…

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Month of VisitNovember
Stella C.
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2019

Simple and basic

Nice campground. Must buy firewood from campground host as they do not want wood brought in that might bring bugs that could turn the trees on the grounds bad.
Some running water towards back end of the campground with a short lil hike down to it. The sites are decently spaced apart and the…

  • Looking around the grounds for sticks with which to start a fire.

Location

Happy Meadows is located in Colorado

Directions

From Denver and Colorado Springs, take I-25 to Highwy 24 west toward Woodland Park. At Lake George on US-24, turn north on County Road 77, also known as the Tarryall road. Travel about a mile and turn east on County Road 112. Continue on County Road 112 turning right at dead end. The campground will be on the right after about a mile.

Coordinates

39.01425102155275 N
105.36271536495701 W

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About This Campground

Happy Meadows Campground is situated along the South Platte River near the Eleven Mile Reservoir and Eleven Mile Canyon. Excellent fishing, tubing, and hiking await visitors.

Eleven Mile Canyon is rich in natural resources and historic significance. Originally called Granite Canyon, the towering gray walls rise 500 feet above the river.

Recreation

World-class trout fishing is a major attraction on the South Platte. Visitors can also venture to Florissant Fossil Beds to view fossils and petrified redwoods. Eleven Mile Canyon and the Tarryall Valley offer scenic drives with impressive views.

Facilities

Happy Meadows offers seven reservable RV campsites. Each site has a picnic table and a camp fire ring. Drinking water from a water pump and a vault toilet is available.

Natural Features

Campsites are a short walk to the lovely South Platte, a major tributary of the Platte River that runs through Colorado and Nebraska. As part of Pike Forest, Happy Meadows enjoys abundant and varied wildlife, seven peaks above 14,000 feet, called fourteeners, and miles of great trails.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Lake George is just 3 miles away, offering a general store, fish tackle and bait shop, and cabin rentals.

ADA Access: N

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