Mcdonald Flats features 13 non-reservable first come first serve campsites perched at an elevation of 7955.0ft within the state of Colorado. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Campers can expect temps to be reaching 8.11 today, with light snow and wind gusts up to 5.39mph.








Campers will find numerous amenities here such as toilets, clean potable drinking water, along with a multitude of activities.

Nearby Weather

Area Activities

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy some time to relax at local picnicking hotspots, hiking at various nearby trailheads, fishing in area rivers and streams, biking numerous surrounding trails, hunting in the wilderness, and the simple pleasure of being outside.

Area River Conditions

USGS Gauge Streamflow Gauge Height Elevation
Black Gore Creek Near Minturn, Co.
Nov. 5, 2019, 1:15 a.m.
1 cfs 3 ft 9196 ft
Gore Creek At Mouth, Near Minturn, Co.
Feb. 21, 2020, 2:15 a.m.
211 cfs 5 ft 7725 ft
Gore Creek At Upper Station, Near Minturn, Co.
Feb. 26, 2020, 2:15 a.m.
3 cfs 2 ft 8617 ft
Keystone Gulch Near Dillon, Co.
Feb. 26, 2020, 2:15 a.m.
1 cfs 2 ft 9404 ft
Blue River Below Dillon, Co.
Feb. 26, 2020, 2:15 a.m.
100 cfs 1 ft 8780 ft
Arkansas River Near Leadville, Co.
Oct. 28, 2019, 1:15 a.m.
28 cfs 5 ft 9720 ft

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