Q. How many can you sleep?
A. Up to about 128 in cabins, plus 5 campsites for RV or tents with water and electric hook-ups.
Q. What about dining space?
A. We can seat up to 128 in the Roundhouse dining hall.
Q. When is the pool open? Is it heated?
A. The pool is open from late spring to early fall, depending somewhat on how many guest groups are booked. Yes, the water is heated to 80 degrees, and the greenhouse enclosure keeps it nice and warm.
Q. Do your cabins have baths?
A. Five cabins, each sleeping four or more, have attached baths. The larger, bunkhouse-style cabins share a separate, nearby bathhouse.
Q. What is there to do?
A. Besides enjoying good company and eating and sleeping, there is plenty of hiking in the surrounding Pike National Forest. A favorite with kids and families is the swimming pool, which does include a toddler wading pool. There’s also a playground for the little ones. Outdoor sports areas are here for archery, riflery, soccer, softball, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, and shuffleboard. Nearby, there is mountain biking/hiking on the Colorado trail and fishing in the South Platte River. Campfires in the fire pits are great evening activities. Indoor activities include ping-pong and board games in the Roundhouse. There is a covered, partially walled chapel for family or group worship and other activities.
Q. What about food service?
A. Long Scraggy has traditionally been a cook-for-yourself facility. That is a feature that still appeals to many groups, as it keeps costs down. However, for groups who do not wish to take on this large task, we can help with contacting a catering service. Contact the directors for details (303/838-7770).
Q. How about cleaning at the end of our stay?
A. Guests are asked to participate in cleaning facilities they've used by sweeping/vacuuming floors, wiping counters/tables/sinks, and taking trash to the dumpsters. Heavier cleaning duty is provided by the staff.
Q. How do we get to Long Scraggy?
A. From Denver, take Hwy 285 (Hampden) West bound until you get to Pine Junction. At Pine Junction take a left(South) on Hwy 126 (Pine Valley Road), take Hwy 126 approx. 13 miles until you reach Spring Creek Trail. At Spring Creek Trail take another left and drive approx. 1 mile to the driveway of the camp. 20203 Spring Creek Trail is the physical address
Q. Do you need bedding?
A. Long Scraggy does not supply bedding. We suggest you bring a sleeping bag or a sheet and blanket. The majority of our beds are twin size mattresses. We do keep a couple extra sets of twin sheets, pillows, blankets and a sleeping bag in case guests forget to bring their own.