Tent Sites
No Fires
No Pets
Water Unknown
About South Platte Ranger District - Recreation

The South Platte Ranger District is located east of the Continental Divide in the central Rocky Mountains and lies adjacent to the Denver metro area in Park, Jefferson, Douglas, Clear Creek, and Teller counties. 

The South Platte District is 450,000 acres in size with elevations ranging from 5,800' along the South Platte River, to over 14,000' at Mount Evans.

Feel free to stop by our visitor center on Highway 285 in Conifer to inquire about current conditions, find out what's going on, and get maps you may need to enjoy your visit on our District. We have Devil's Head Fire Lookout and Smokey Bear T-shirts available for purchase.

Note: For camping near Morrison or Red Rocks Amphitheatre, contact Bear Creek Lake Park at (303) 697.6159, or Chatfield State Park at (303) 791.7275.

Operator
USDA Forest Service
Access
Features
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Water Hookups
Contact
Location
South Platte Ranger District - Recreation is located in Colorado
Latitude
39.4928 N
Longitude
-105.3474 W
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Directions
South Platte Ranger District Office : From Denver, CO take C470 to Highway 285 South (toward Fairplay, CO). Travel 17.5 miles along Highway 285 to Kings Valley Drive. The office is located to the right, on the upper/north level of the building.
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