South Clear Creek - Bristol Head Campground

Bristol Head Campground
  • Creede
Elevation: 9500
  • Car (4x4 not required)
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Late Spring/Summer/Fall
Seasonal Accessability Notes: Campground is open May 25th through Labor Day of each calendar year.  It is gated shut during the off season.
Water Type:
  • Stream/Creek
Driving Directions:

From Creede, CO, take Hwy 149 south (toward Lake City) 21.6 miles to North Clear Creek Road sign (Forest Rd. 510). Turn right at sign onto Rd. 510 (gravel) and go 0.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground.

Restrictions: Must have Colorado Fishing License to fish.
Commonly Caught Species:
  • Brook Trout
Suggested Bait: Flies
Fishing Method:
  • Flyfishing
Description & Notes: A short trail from campground leads to an overlook of the Clear Creek Canyons and a waterfall. Toilets and drinking water available.
Photo Credits:

Photo by OakleyOriginals • Flickr Creative Commons • Link