Lincoln Gulch Campground

Lincoln Gulch Campground

Lincoln Gulch Campground

Six sites are available for public use, there is an 8 person, two car limit per campsite. Pets are allowed but must be on a leash while visiting the campground.

Travel 11 miles southeast toward Independence Pass to Lincoln Creek road. Turn right on Lincoln Creek Road then drive 2 1/2 miles to campground entrance.

Here are some features and things to know about Lincoln Gulch Campground:

Location: Lincoln Gulch Campground is located on Highway 82, approximately 15 miles east of Aspen and 25 miles west of Twin Lakes. It is located on the south side of Independence Pass and is easily accessible from both sides of the pass.

Amenities: Each campsite has a picnic table and a fire ring, and there are vault toilets and drinking water available in the campground. There are no showers or electrical hookups at the campground.

Activities: The Lincoln Gulch Campground is a great base camp for outdoor activities such as rock climbing, hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing. The surrounding area offers numerous trails for hiking and mountain biking, and there are several nearby streams and lakes that offer great fishing opportunities. The campground is also close to the historic ghost town of Independence, which is worth a visit.

Season: Lincoln Gulch Campground is open from late May to early October, weather permitting. The campground can be busy during peak season, so it is recommended to make reservations in advance if possible.

Overall, Lincoln Gulch Campground is a beautiful and peaceful camping spot that offers a variety of outdoor activities in a stunning mountain setting.

Near-by Climbing

Grotto Wall Area, Phat City, Sunset Cliff, Jimmy Cliff, Lincoln Creek Cliff, Campground Rock, Monastery, Saloon, Reese’s Pieces, Squawk Rock, Ptarmigan Creek Area

Near-by Bouldering

The World Of Hurt, Roadside Boulder, The Treasure Chest, Camp 5 Boulders, Wild Rock

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