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Colorado Campground

19 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Colorado Campground is a favorite family destination near Manitou Lake Picnic Area north of the town of Woodland Park. A short trail leads to the lovely lake, where visitors enjoy fishing, bird watching and canoeing.

Recreation

Manitou Lake offers trout fishing and lakeside…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 100 ft.

Reviews

19 Reviews of Colorado Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 9
CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2021

Fun spot

This is a beautiful National forrest campground. It has only 2 electric sites. You are a short hike to Lake Manitou where you can go fishing and non motorized boating (swiming is not allowed). Water is available but not in individual sites.

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Site57
Month of VisitSeptember
Ryan L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2021

Great campground near major attractions.

I picked this campground to be near Pikes peak and Garden of the Gods. It did not disappoint. I did not feel like it was too far away, and we passed several commercial venture that just looked crowded.

It had pit toilets that need a flashlight to use when it's getting dark. Water spigots not…

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Site16
Month of VisitOctober
J
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2021

Excellent place to camp

Very nice place to camp I will be back often. Clean bathrooms various water stations. Great camp host. The con is they close early day after Labor Day.

Site10
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Colorado Campground is located in Colorado

Directions

From the I-25 and Highway 24 intersection in Colorado Springs, travel west on Highway 24 for about 18 miles to the intersection with Highway 67 in Woodland Park. Turn right (north) on Highway 67 and drive about 6.7 miles to Colorado Campground. The campground is on the right side of the road.

Coordinates

39.0797226 N
105.09333318 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Colorado Campground is a favorite family destination near Manitou Lake Picnic Area north of the town of Woodland Park. A short trail leads to the lovely lake, where visitors enjoy fishing, bird watching and canoeing.

Recreation

Manitou Lake offers trout fishing and lakeside picnicking. Canoeing on the small lake is also a popular activity. The Centennial Bike Trail, a paved, accessible recreation trail, connects Colorado Campground to Manitou Lake Picnic Area and South Meadows Campground. The trail is popular among hikers, roller bladers and bicyclists. The nearby Rainbow Falls OHV Trail System and North Divide OHV Trail System are recommended for off-road vehicle enthusiasts.

Facilities

The campground offers single and double-family campsites. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection. The road is paved and parking spurs are gravel. Campfire programs are held at the campground's amphitheater on most Saturday evenings.

Natural Features

The campground is situated at 7,800 feet in a ponderosa pine forest near the 5-acre Manitou Lake. The campground lies in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, due north of Pikes Peak. Pikes Peak summit reaches an elevation of 14,115 feet and is America's easternmost peak over 14,000 feet.

Nearby Attractions

Colorado Springs is about 25 miles southeast of the campground and offers many services. Garden of the Gods is a popular attraction just outside of town. This free park offers hiking trails, rock climbing routes, a visitor center and cafe. Pikes Peak lies west of Manitou Springs, which is about 20 miles from the campground. Visitors can hike, or drive to the summit of this beautiful mountain. The town of Woodland Park, located 6 miles south of Colorado Campground, offers gas, groceries, dining and shopping.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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