Summary

Buffalo Springs features 18 reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 9187 ft. Campers visting this Colorado camping area today can expect light snow and wind gusts up to 6.96mph. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

If you're headed out to Buffalo Springs, remember to reserve your campsite early. Reserve your campsite.

Campers may find numerous amenities with toilets, clean potable drinking water, and a comfy place to pitch a tent. The surrounding area also offers outdoor enthusiasts the simple pleasure of being outside.
Toilets

Yes

Dump

No

Reservations

Yes

Showers

No

Drinking-Water

Yes

Hookups

No


Outdoor Recreation

Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Michigan Creek 12 10,076 ft
Hecla Junction - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,415 ft
Fourmile 14 10,824 ft
Ruby Mountain - Arkansas Headwaters State Rec Area None 7,651 ft
Selkirk 15 10,488 ft
Horseshoe 19 10,538 ft
Aspen 12 9,956 ft
Buffalo Springs 18 9,187 ft
Lodgepole - Jefferson 34 9,960 ft
Jefferson Creek 17 10,117 ft
Kite Lake 5 12,043 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Loveland 43" 13° 2.16"
Keystone Resort 8" 22° 2.44"
Ski Cooper 1" 19° 1.33"
Copper Mountain Resort 37" 22° 1.75"
Breckenridge Ski Resort 37" 22° 1.75"
Arapahoe Basin 43" 13° 2.16"
River Run Streamflow Length Class

Area Hydrology

Streamflow and water data for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
Williams Fork Below Steelman Creek
USGS 09035500
1 cfs 2.7 ft
Moffat Water Tunnel At East Portal
USGS 09022500
9 cfs 0.3 ft
Taylor River Below Taylor Park Reservoir
USGS 09109000
73 cfs 3.3 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth
USGS 09066510
16 cfs 5.1 ft
South Platte River Near Lake George
USGS 06696000
42 cfs 0.6 ft
Tenmile Creek Bl North Tenmile C
USGS 09050100
32 cfs 1.9 ft
Middle Boulder Creek At Nederland
USGS 06725500
2 cfs 0.3 ft
Williams Fork Below Williams Fork Reservoir
USGS 09038500
70 cfs 1.3 ft
Columbine Ditch Near Fremont Pass
USGS 09061500
-999 cfs 0.0 ft
Piney River Near State Bridge
USGS 09059500
17 cfs 2.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Sargents Mesa
SNOTEL 1128
17" 1"
livermore 9.9 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-897
1.66" 0"
vail 3.5 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-53
25.72" 0.82"
dillon,co
SNOTEL DLLC2
11.95" 0.04"
Independence Pass
SNOTEL 542
39" 2"
grant
SNOTEL GRTC2
2.21" 0.5"
silverthorne 2.1 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-6
24.7" 0.08"
Zirkel
SNOTEL 1033
56" 1"
virginia dale 7.2 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-672
0.63" 0"
Jones Pass
SNOTEL 970
37" 1"
del norte 3.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-RG-16
0.99" 0.3"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
12" 1"
Vail Mountain
SNOTEL 842
36" 0"
estes park 1.7 w, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-1115
9.69" 2.29"
Park Cone
SNOTEL 680
32" 0"
Rawah
SNOTEL 1032
27" 2"
nathrop 1.9 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-54
0.7" 0.23"
Summit Ranch
SNOTEL 802
25" 1"
glen haven 1.2 n, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-868
3.87" 2.58"
Rough And Tumble
SNOTEL 939
11" 1"
Lily Pond
SNOTEL 580
30" 2"
cabin creek
SNOTEL GCRC2
13.91" 1.86"
co st forest st park
SNOTEL CSFC2
19.41" 0.1"
vail 2.6 e, co
SNOTEL CO-EG-19
23.25" 0.91"
estes park 1.8 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-987
3.24" 2.35"
crestone 5.3 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-66
0.21" 0.02"
alamosa 1.1 n, co
SNOTEL CO-AM-31
0.07" -0.1"
tabernash 2.7 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-GR-68
18.8" 0.78"
conifer 5.7 sw, co
SNOTEL CO-JF-222
1.79" 1.41"
nederland 3.7 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-296
9.5" 3.12"
jamestown 2.5 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-343
3.85" 3.14"
saguache 0.4 e, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-59
0.64" 0.2"
alamosa 2ssw
SNOTEL ASWC2
0.15" -0.08"
Fremont Pass
SNOTEL 485
42" 2"
Moon Pass
SNOTEL 1124
11" 4"
evergreen 3.4 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-CC-22
3.63" 1.7"
Brumley
SNOTEL 369
30" 0"
Loveland Basin
SNOTEL 602
43" 1"
Hoosier Pass
SNOTEL 531
35" 3"
Copeland Lake
SNOTEL 412
27" 6"
Kiln
SNOTEL 556
34" 2"
pitkin 1.1 sw, co
SNOTEL CO-GN-59
21.15" -0.03"
dillon 2.3 se, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-16
15.71" 0.03"
nederland 0.4 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-322
9.01" 2.7"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
32" -1"
bonanza 6.6 s, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-61
1.01" 0.61"
great sand dunes natl mon
SNOTEL GSDC2
1.89" 0.53"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
0.28" 0.1"
Willow Creek Pass
SNOTEL 869
37" 0"
red feather 5.9 ne, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-329
1.13" 0"
nederland 4.2 e, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-233
7.53" 3.35"
silverthorne 21 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-35
16.5" 1.2"
Grizzly Peak
SNOTEL 505
42" 1"
ward 4.6 ne, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-202
12.31" 3.49"
Ute Creek
SNOTEL 1005
19" 2"
frisco 0.5 n, co
SNOTEL CO-SU-4
17.97" 0.17"
High Lonesome
SNOTEL 1187
49" -1"
fairplay 2.7 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-PK-15
7.84" 0.58"
Nast Lake
SNOTEL 658
27" 1"
Joe Wright
SNOTEL 551
53" 2"
estes park,co
SNOTEL ETSC2
3.78" 2.16"
allens park 1.5 ese, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-22
13.61" 2.91"
nederland 2.61 nne, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-75
6.91" 2.68"
Grayback
SNOTEL 1058
4" 0"
Bear Lake
SNOTEL 322
42" 5"
estes park 3.3 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-247
3.42" 2.72"
Elliot Ridge
SNOTEL 1120
52" 6"
Middle Fork Camp
SNOTEL 1014
25" 0"
lake george 7.2 wnw, co
SNOTEL CO-PK-39
0.47" 0"
evergreen 6.5 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CC-1
3.82" 1.73"
la garita 5.6 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-11
1.31" 0.36"
estes park 1.8 s, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-767
7.72" 2.43"
golden 12.5 nw, co
SNOTEL CO-JF-331
9.38" 4.82"
Niwot
SNOTEL 663
34" 9"
rollinsville 1.7 e, co
SNOTEL CO-GL-25
7.13" 3.17"
Ivanhoe
SNOTEL 547
42" 2"
estes park 10.5 se, co
SNOTEL CO-LR-1019
5.19" 2.39"
climax coop
SNOTEL CLXC2
19.04" 0.68"
Copper Mountain
SNOTEL 415
37" 0"
Mccoy Park
SNOTEL 1040
156" 126"
evergreen 5 w, co
SNOTEL CO-CC-2
3.58" 1.69"
Sawtooth
SNOTEL 1251
58" 3"
Hourglass Lake
SNOTEL 1122
29" 1"
aspen springs amrad
SNOTEL ASIC2
3.72" 2.23"
nathrop 3.3 wsw, co
SNOTEL CO-CF-19
0.79" 0.24"
south platte river
SNOTEL ANTC2
0.4" 0.14"
Willow Park
SNOTEL 870
49" 4"
Michigan Creek
SNOTEL 937
28" 1"
rollinsville 1.1 ssw, co
SNOTEL CO-GL-17
12.79" 2.77"
Stillwater Creek
SNOTEL 793
23" 0"
University Camp
SNOTEL 838
42" 4"
nederland 4.8 ene, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-110
8.44" 3.37"
amrad
SNOTEL CNRC2
4.14" 2.42"
georgetown
SNOTEL GEOC2
3.63" 1.82"
Porphyry Creek
SNOTEL 701
44" 3"
Berthoud Summit
SNOTEL 335
38" 1"
buena vista,co
SNOTEL BNVC2
1.07" 0.16"
nederland 5.8 e, co
SNOTEL CO-BO-57
9.76" 3.59"
del norte,co
SNOTEL DLNC2
0.98" 0.29"
Buffalo Park
SNOTEL 913
37" 0"
Wild Basin
SNOTEL 1042
40" 0"
bailey
SNOTEL BLYC2
1.91" 1.01"
Phantom Valley
SNOTEL 688
28" 2"