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Get Involved: Jackson Lake State Park - Campground Host

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Campground Host


Jackson Lake State Park covers 3,467 acres, which includes a 2,600 acre reservoir. The park is located 78 miles northeast of Denver on the plains of Colorado and has 251 campsites.

Volunteer responsibilities include:

  • Assist staff with providing information to visitors.
  • Assist with cleaning campsites and maintaining bathroom facilities.
  • Hosts may also assist with staffing in entrance stations, the marina, the visitor center or as a member of our maintenance team.
  • Other support for staff

Computer skills are desirable but not necessary.

Site elevation: 4,400 ft

Looking for 6 hosts for summer 2024! Folks who are solo, pairs, families with children, and those working remotely are welcome to apply. Hosts are permitted to have pets. Applications will be accepted any time, but park staff will not make a final decision until after the first of the year.

We are seeking hosts who have a friendly demeanor, are able to provide quality customer service, and have a willingness to work in a team environment.

Time Commitment:

20+ hours per person per week between April - October. Preference given to applicants who can commit to Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Minimum time commitment: 3 months

Desired time commitment: 3-5 months. 

Volunteer Benefits:

Wonderful staff and flexible hours. Jackson Lake offers a wonderful assortment of recreational opportunities, and is a designated Dark Sky location! We are scheduled to build out a Volunteer and Host Hospitality area with features such as use of host-only laundry facilities and a meeting room.


Free, full hookup camp host site in exchange for volunteer service. Sites have water, sewage, and electric (30 or 50 amp), and are close to a camper services building. Cell service available, but quality depends on the carrier. WiFi is installed and offered free of charge.

We also now have washers and dryers for hosts!

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Jackson Lake State Park

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Hunter White
(970) 467-1376