The lower Eagle River provides a variety of scenic, outdoor recreation opportunities for all visitors to enjoy. For river enthusiasts, fishing, rafting, kayaking and canoeing are plentiful on the Eagle River. Floating season generally occurs during late May through July. Visitors who want to enjoy camping, picnicking, sightseeing, and wildlife viewing can access the river from the campground, which offers gravel roads with primitive walk in fishing and camping. No facilities. Wildlife includes deer, fox, bald eagles, ducks, blue geese, blue heron and songbirds.
Campsites are closed November 15-May 15.
70 Exit 140 at Gypsum and turn south. Turn right on the frontage road (Old Highway 6) and go 1.5 miles past the roundabout. Take a left to the Gypsum Recreation Area.
1.5 miles from Gypsum, CO