Recreation - Wupperman Campground & Boat Dock

Wupperman Campground


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Wupperman Campground is located on County Rd 33, For information call the County Administration Office: 970-944-2225.

Located on the east side of Lake San Cristobal, this county-owned public campground features 31 sites with excellent views of the lake. Various site lengths will accommodate ADA campsites, RVs and/or tents. Sites are available on the lake or on the cliffs above. Our campground hosts Tinker & Dave Bell have information available about the campground and Hinsdale County. If you have special needs, please do not hesitate to share with the host to better accommodate your stay.

We do not accept reservations.

Day use permitted. Public fishing access to the lake. Water, trash removal, vault toilets, picnic tables, grills and fire gates. No electricity. Please refrain from building additional fire rings. Rates: $20.00 per night. RV Dump Located At Campground, Dump Fee: $10.

Campground Rules

Campground Map



Hinsdale County Boat Dock

Hinsdale County maintains a boat dock on the west side of Lake San Cristobal that is open for public use when launching or removing boats from the lake.The dock has seven slips available for overnight boat docking. Slips are available for $600 for a season and $175 per month. Slips are very limited and are available and reservations for Boat Slips will be done by lottery. Interested boat owners need to fill out the "Boat Slip Rental Application" and return it by December 29 and there will be a lottery at the first BOCC meeting in January. Prices are as follows: $10 per day, $60 per week, $175 per month and $600 per season (mid May-October 1).  Kayak slips are also available for $75 for the season or $20 per month. All watercraft must have proof of insurance and Hull Identification Number and must be registered with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

There is a free fishing pier at the boat dock!

Boat Slip Rental Application - HERE

Copy of New Boat Dock Policy adopted October 20, 2021 - HERE