Colorado Job - Idaho Springs - West Chicago Creek

West Chicago Creek Campground

Arapaho National Forest / Clear Creek Ranger District

Approx. Open/Close Dates:   Mid-May to Mid-September
Approx. Hours/Week/Couple:   20
Available Utilities:    W, S, E
# of Host Sites:   1
# of Campsites:   16
# of Restrooms:    1 vault, 1 toilets
Elevation:   9600 feet

This campground is about 8 miles south of Idaho Springs, Colorado, and I-70.  This small campground is popular for hiking and fishing.  About 10 of the campsites are reservable through Recreation.gov.  Idaho Springs is an old gold mining town and worth exploring.

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