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Marvine Campground is set in a towering grove of mixed conifer and aspen trees on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies at an elevation of 8,200 feet. This is an ideal setting for guests seeking recreation and relaxation.


Facilities

Marvine Campground has six horse campsites. The only corrals available for public use are the ones at the horse camp sites in the campground. The corrals at the Marvine Trailhead are for Outfitter and Guide use only. Additional facilities at the campground include tables, fire grates, vault toilets and hand pump drinking water. Trash service is provided. Electrical hook-ups are not available. Livestock may be watered in the stream, about 200 yards from the campground.

Nearby attractions

East Marvine Trail: The trail leads up East Marvine Creek, through the the Flat Tops Wilderness to Johnson Lake. At the summit Big Marvine Peak offers a panoramic view of the Flat Tops Wilderness and surrounding area. Marvine Trail: The Marvine Trail begins at the end of County Road 12 right outside the campground. It accesses Marvine Creek and Marvine Lakes providing great opportunity to fish. Marvine Lake and Slide Lake: These two lakes cover 135 surface acres and offer rainbow, brook and cutthroat trout fishing. Marvine Lakes General Forest Area: The Marvine Lakes general forest area offers access to a number of lakes and trails in the central part of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area of the White River National Forest. Papoose Trail: Papoose Creek Trail 2248 leads up Papoose Creek past several short waterfalls, to Papoose Basin. It then climbs onto the Flat Tops Plateau where it intersects the Oyster Lake Trail 1825.

Natural feaures

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2.3 million acre White River National Forest is a place of serenity and adventure, boasting 8 wilderness areas, 4 defined seasons, and 10 peaks surpassing 14,000 feet in elevation. Wildlife in the area abounds. Bighorn sheep navigate rocky ridges, moose graze along the streams and bull elk bugle at dusk. Scenic rivers sustain populations of cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout. Alpine regions provide habitat for pika and ptarmigan. These species, along with many others, depend on surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams, and diverse forests to live.

Recreation

This popular campground is located 36 miles east of Meeker along Marvine Creek. It offers access to a number of trails and lakes for hiking, fishing and hunting. Fishing is available in Marvine and East Marvine Creeks, and in the Flat Tops Wilderness at Marvine Lakes. Marvine Trail #1823 and East Marvine Trail #1822 both begin near the campground.


Driving directions to Marvine Campground

The Marvine Campground is located 35 miles east of Meeker. From Meeker, take Colorado Highway 13 east for 1 mile, then turn east on Rio Blanco County Road 8 and follow this for 28 miles. Turn south (right) at Fritzlans' Guest Ranch, cross the bridge and turn east (left) on Rio Blanco County Road 12. Follow this 6 miles to the Marvine Campground. Elevation: 8,200 Ft Address: 32201 County Rd 8, Meeker, Colorado 81641

Location and contact info

County Road 12, CO 81641

For campground inquires, please call:970-878-9969

Marvine Campground details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 2:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 12:00 PM
  • Location rating: Good
  • Max num of people: 10
  • Max num of vehicles: 1
  • Max vehicle length: 35
  • Pets allowed
  • Site rating: Basic
Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

Amenities at Marvine Campground

  • other

    Shade

    Quiet area

  • supplies

    BBQ

    Fire pit

    Food locker

    Grills/Fire ring

    Picnic table


Activities at Marvine Campground

Camping


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What type of RV should I choose?

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