Big Silver Group Campground
Big Silver Group Campground is on the east side of Union Valley Reservoir in the Crystal Basin area of the Eldorado National Forest. The campground is set among the trees not far from Big Silver Creek and Union Valley Reservoir. Big Silver Group Campground can accommodate one group of up to 50 people. Within the campground are 10 units, some for tents, others for RVs, trailers, and tents, and a third with walk-in tent sites. All of the sites are accessible.
In the center is a kitchen area with 7 tables, 1 serving table, 2 group pedestal grills, and 1 group fire ring. There is no potable water at Big Silver Group Campground . Campers should either bring water or treat the stream water by filtering it or boiling it.
General Camping Information
When making reservations be sure that your vehicle will fit in the space indicated on the reservations website.
Information is available at the Crystal Information Station east of Union Valley Reservoir on Ice House Road during the summer.
Horses and motor vehicles are not permitted on the bike trails at Union Valley Reservoir. Horses are permitted on the Ice House Reservoir bike trail.
For campground purposes, a vehicle is any equipment that is required to be licensed/registered. This includes RVs, trailers, cars/trucks, boat/car trailer, motorcycle/atv, etc. Vehicles parked in a truck or on a trailer are not counted separately.