Buena Vista Area Campgrounds
The campground at Cottonwood Lake is relatively quiet and offers great scenery. It sits in a grove of aspens over looking the lake that, with the exception of occasional ATV traffic, makes for a serene setting. The lake and Cottonwood Creek offer good fishing and hikers will find the Colorado Trail nearby. Picnic tables, tent pads and fire rings are provided and the facilities include vault toilets and drinking water.
Sites available: 56
Reservations: Accepted with restrictions $9 Reservation fee applies 800-678-2267
Fees: $12 daily for 10 and 2 vehicles
Season: Late-May thru Early-September
Pets: Permitted. Must be leashed
Accommodates: Tents, RVs
RVs: 40 feet max No Hookups
From Buena Vista, take County Road 306 west about 7 miles and turn left on Forest Route 344. After about 4 miles, look for Cottonwood Lake campground on the left.