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Established Camping

Meadow Ridge Campground


USDA Forest Service

White River National Forest

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.__

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Meadow Ridge Campground is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground


From New Castle, travel north__on__the Buford-New Castle Road (County Road 245), starting from the northwest edge of town. Follow this road north for 28 miles to Hiner Spring; along the way, you will pass the White River National Forest boundary and the West Elk Trailhead parking lot. At Hiner Spring, turn right onto Forest Road 601 and proceed for 3.5 miles to Forest Road 823. Turn right onto Forest Road 823 and follow the road for two miles. Continue straight onto Forest Road 823.2A and proceed for 0.7 miles to the campground entrance.


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107.536726 W

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Erik B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2023

Nice camping outside of Manitou

Nice spots with short trail to Rampart Reservoir. Very clean.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Meadow Ridge Campground have wifi?

No, according to campers on, Meadow Ridge Campground does not have wifi.