Gypsum Campground is located along the Eagle River and is readily accessible from Interstate Highway 70. The campground is open May 15 - November 15 annually. There is no reservation system. Campsites are occupied on a first come, first serve basis. Inactive volcanic crater and lava flow are nearby to Dotsero. Visitors who want to enjoy camping, picnicking, sightseeing, and wildlife viewing can access the river from the campground, which offers gravel roads with primitive walk in fishing and camping. Wildlife includes ducks, geese, blue heron, bald eagles and other raptors. Recreation activities in the area includes rafting and fishing. Floating season generally occurs during late May through July. For more information, please contact the Colorado river Valley Field Office.