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All rights reserved. http://www.campoutcolorado.com/colorado-parks-and-wildlife-to-start-gradual-reopening-of-campgrounds-may-12/, http://www.campoutcolorado.com/colorado-fire-restrictions-and-bans/, Biking, Bird Watching, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Hunting, Photography, Picnicking, Snow Shoeing, No Trash Service, Vault Toilets, Well Water. About 14 miles from Jefferson. Busy and mostly roadside sites (more like a campground than dispersed), Good location for hiking in Lost Creek Wilderness. Be the first to add a note for Tarryall Reservoir Campground! It is disgusting. I would NEVER eat any of the fish caught out of this reservoir, due to the pollution. Lots of dispersed campsites, not lots to do. most sites are small but a few take bigger rigs. I’d give Tarryall 5 stars for RV campers, but only 3 for tent campers. . After getting camp set up I noticed how much trash was around my site. This page was last edited: 4/27/2016 Wildlife Area Offers: Fishing: Coldwater Lake & Stream Hunting: (GMU 50, 501) Waterfowl, Big Game Find a Free Campsite Whether you just need to know where to camp nearby or you want to plan a free camping road trip, we've got you covered.You can simply use your smart phone's GPS to find camping near you or even use our trip planner to … He stated that if folks keep abusing the area, that they would close it down like they have the other sites on the other side of the reservoir. I knew in advance that Tarryall Campground didn’t have many trees, but that the reservoir was regularly stocked with good fish. On July 1 2020, they implemented this alternative fee whether you're fishing/hunting or not. There's no way to hike all the way around the reservoir. Voting is currently disabled, data maintenance in progress. A valid Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) hunting or fishing license is required for everyone 18 or older accessing any State Wildlife Area effective July 1, 2020. Campendium users haven't asked any questions about Tarryall Reservoir Campground. Camping near tarryall reservoir. Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area is a wildlife refuge for many different animals and migratory birds. This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com. Tarryall CR-31 Area in Pike National Forest, Lake George Colorado. Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area is a great place to camp if you can get a campsite. Published on 08/25/2016 We met some friends by Tarryall Reservoir, which is by Jefferson, Colorado (approximately 1.5 hours from Denver). Camping: The Pike National Forest maintains the Derbyshire Parker Gulch and Potato Gulch Campgrounds within the Tarryall Reservoir SWA. While walking by the site next to me with my pup, another dog charged out from under their camper. People do not keep their dogs on leash. 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There were some camping spots at Tarryall, as well as some day-use only spots. It has 3 small dry campgrounds. Terryall Reservoir Is on 77 between 285 and 24. Overview of Tarryall Reservoir Campground A valid Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) hunting or fishing license is required for everyone 18 or older accessing any State Wildlife Area effective July 1, 2020. There is traffic noise, but quiet at night. An annual hunting or fishing license can be purchased through a CPW authorized sales agent, by phone 800-244-5613, or online at cpwshop.com. I arrived on a Monday. We were, as anticipated, cold, but we caught fish and met some very nice people. a vault toilet for each cg. The toilet was covered in feces. Extension of Rock Creek Hills Rd. Yea! The Ranger came by and we spoke about all the trash. Ever. Many RV adventurers are upgrading to lithium batteries because they're a superior alternative to traditional lead-acid batteries. My pup was hooked in her paw while taking a walk around the reservoir. We found our spot, only a few yards from the water’s edge, and began to pull our camping gear from the Jeep. On a rainy June 2019 afternoon my son and I pulled up and found that the dozen or so campsites were only half filled. In fact, I picked up trash every day for about 2 hours. They can cause infection pretty easily. There are lots of Foxtails in the area, so keep an eye on that with your pup's paws. I will never camp here again. Being late in the afternoon we decided to stay rather than seek out another campground. Your email address will not be published. You're either cut off by a creek or a dam at the other end. An annual hunting or fishing license can be purchased through a CPW authorized sales agent, by phone 800-244-5613, or online at cpwshop.com. Too busy for my personal taste. This, of course, means there’s no easy way to warm up after getting wet and chilled fishing and hiking around the reservoir. Spruce Grove Campground provides convenient access to hiking trails within the the nearby Lost Creek Wilderness . This is a no human or dog contact reservoir. For more information check out What You Need to Know Before Camping on Trust Land in Colorado. Lots of travelers stop at this site to use the pit toilet. First! This lovely campground is tucked away at 8,6o0 feet between Lake George and Tarryall Reservoir on County Road 77. We quickly understood why all but one of the other campers were in RVs rather than tents.