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Lower Ansel Watrous

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About This Campground

National Forest

Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland

Overview

Ansel Watrous Campground is located on the Cache la Poudre River, 22 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colo., along Highway 14. Visitors enjoy the area for its great rafting, fishing and hiking opportunities.

Recreation

The Cache la Poudre River offers whitewater rafting and…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

17 Reviews of Lower Ansel Watrous

Ratings Breakdown

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CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2022

Right on the river.

Close to the highway but river drowns out the traffic.

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CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2021

River flow all night!

Right off highway 14 but the river drowns out the noise of the cars 🤘🏻

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NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2021

Peace in the Valley

Open: All year 

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or recreation.gov 

Out of season FCFS 

Fees: Reservation on line $9.00 call enter $10.00 

water, pit toilets, picnic table, trash, bear box for tent sites, fire ring/w grill 

No sewer hookups The sites are on the small side and a bit cramped. The…

Month of VisitNovember

Location

Lower Ansel Watrous is located in Colorado

Directions

From Fort Collins, take Highway 14 northwest for 13 miles.

Coordinates

40.69009419 N
105.34801736 W

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