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Jefferson Lake Recreation Area

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Jefferson Lake Recreation Area is a popular area for camping, picnicking, fishing, and hiking. There are a number of campgrounds available, but none are located directly on Jefferson Lake. For backpacking and day hiking, the Colorado Trailpasses through the area on its way to Georgia Pass and the…

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1 Review of Jefferson Lake Recreation Area

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Sarah F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2020

Awesome Lake

Not quite a campground. But- id definitely suggest setting up “camp” for the day.

There are a few other campgrounds in this rec area including Lodgepole and Aspen. Michigan Creek is also nearby.

This particular spot is the lake itself. There is a gravel road and parking lot that fits a few…

Location

Jefferson Lake Recreation Area is located in Colorado

Directions

From Jefferson, CO take County Road 54 north until the road forks, then turn right onto County Road 37 and follow the road until you reach the fee booth. 

Coordinates

39.45016378 N
105.86062675 W

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About This Campground

Jefferson Lake Recreation Area is a popular area for camping, picnicking, fishing, and hiking. There are a number of campgrounds available, but none are located directly on Jefferson Lake. For backpacking and day hiking, the Colorado Trailpasses through the area on its way to Georgia Pass and the Jefferson Lake and Jefferson Loop trails also offer day hikers options for long or short walks. Jefferson Lake Recreation Area is a fee area managed by concessionaire located northwest of Jefferson off US Highway 285. There are 2 campgrounds located within the Jefferson Lake Recreation Area. Campsites are $17/ night, and $7/vehicle for day use fees.

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  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

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  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

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