Willow Creek Group

Granby, Colorado

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Overview

Willow Creek Group Campground is located on Lake Granby, six miles north of Granby, in north central Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its great canoeing, kayaking, fishing and hiking opportunities.

Recreation

Willow Creek Reservoir is a 300-acre, no-wake lake. It is open to canoes, kayaks and other non-motorized boats. Anglers fish for rainbow, brown and brook trout. Willow Creek can be accessed nearby. National Fishing Week is held annually the first week in June.

Numerous hiking and horseback riding trails are located within the Arapaho National Recreation Area, including the East Shore Trail (which is part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail), Roaring Fork Trail and Monarch Lake Trail.

Facilities

The campground offers one tent-only campsite that accommodates up to 20 people. Single-family campsites are available at the campground on a first-come, first-served basis. Picnic tables, campfire rings, grills and tent pads are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on the southern shore of Willow Creek Reservoir, at an elevation of 8,130 feet. Afternoon thunderstorms should be expected during the summer months.

Due to the mountain pine beetle infestation and consequent removal of hazardous trees, there is no shade within the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Lake and Grand Lake are all nearby. Boating, sailing, fishing and hiking are popular activities.

The west entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park's is just north of Grand Lake. With lush valleys and craggy peaks reaching elevations higher than 14,000 feet, visitors are provided opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures. Scenic driving, hiking, backpacking, fishing, horseback riding and wildlife viewing are popular activities in the park.

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