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Glacier Basin Campground

46 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from August 30, 2022 through August 26, 2023.

About This Campground

National Park Service

Overview

Glacier Basin Campground (8,500 feet) is adjacent to Estes Park in the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

From lush valleys to craggy peaks with elevations reaching over 14,000 feet, visitors are provided opportunities for countless breathtaking…

Fee Info

$30.00 Summer Season Rate per night for standard nonelectric sites.

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Fair
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

46 Reviews of Glacier Basin Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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JP C.
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2022

Beautiful campground with great amenities.

We were on loop D, where like in lopp C and the Group Loop trees had been removed due to a pine beetle epidemic. This provided beautiful views of the mountains but no shade. Site are specious but because of the lack of trees did not provice much privacy. There were no hookups and no cell…

  • View of the mountains from out site.
  • Hikes that can be done from the campground.
  • Sprague Lake  - Short hike from the campground
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SiteD129
Month of VisitAugust
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2022

Wonderful Stay

I have a 22’ travel trailer I pull behind an F150. Since this campground is inside Rocky Mountain National Park, the roads are all paved.

The campground sites are situated around one-way driving loops, which are quite narrow. Best to pay attention to which side of the loop your site is on so your…

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SiteA23
Month of VisitSeptember
Casey L.
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2022

Beautiful views on Bear Lake Road

This is a great base camp for exploring the park. With your reservation, you don’t need a timed entry ticket into the park or Bear Lake Road. It’s close to Bear Lake parking area which allowed us to beat the crowds (we did get to the trailhead by 5:30 still.) Sites are pretty spacious although…

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SiteC68
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Glacier Basin Campground is located in Colorado

Detail location of campground

Directions

Take Highway 36 west from Estes Park, CO or Highway 34 east from Grand Lake, CO. Off the main park road, take the Bear Lake Road, which is near the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station, and follow the signs to the campground. Glacier Basin Campground in approximately 9 miles from Estes Park and 5 miles from the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station.

Coordinates

40.32916607 N
105.59333336 W

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