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Olive Ridge

15 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee NG

The Olive Ridge Campground is located within the Roosevelt National Forest, situated near the southeastern corner of Rocky Mountain National Park at an elevation of 8,350 feet. Recreation Olive Ridge is close to the Wild Basin area of the Rocky Mountain National Park. Several trailheads are in the…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

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Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 50 ft.

Reviews

15 Reviews of Olive Ridge

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 6
Graeme N.
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2021

Close to RMNP with good amenities

Olive ridge is a 15 - 25 minute drive from RMNP entrances, and close to Estes Park. Sites on the South end of the campground offer less privacy than sites towards the North. Bear lockers are available at every campsite. Most sites have space for one car, some have space for two. The vault toilets…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Fabio O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2021

Great High Altitude Camp

This camp is located a mile away from Allenspark. Most sites are well protected from the sun and there are a lot of trees. Access to the back end of Rocky Mountain National Park is 10 minutes walking distance through County Road 84. There are very demanding trails In this part of the Park. If…

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Month of VisitSeptember
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Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021

Great first come first serve spots

Great campground near Allenspark, with a number of first come first serve spots available Friday morning (mid July). Only mark against Olive Ridge is the lack of drinking water.

Month of VisitAugust

Location

Olive Ridge is located in Colorado

Directions

The campground is located on the west side of Colorado Highway 7, between Allenspark and Meeker Park at mile-marker 14. It is approximately six miles north of the intersection of Colorado Highways 7 and 72 (which is 21 miles west-north-west of Lyons), 15 miles south of Estes park, and 29 miles north of Nederland.

Coordinates

40.20883325 N
105.52239428 W

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About This Campground

The Olive Ridge Campground is located within the Roosevelt National Forest, situated near the southeastern corner of Rocky Mountain National Park at an elevation of 8,350 feet. Recreation Olive Ridge is close to the Wild Basin area of the Rocky Mountain National Park. Several trailheads are in the area, including Wild Basin, Finch Lake and Sandbeach Lake trails. Popular activities include fishing, hiking and mountain climbing. Facilities There are 56 sites in the campground. Twenty six are suitable for RV camping and 30 are more suitable for tents. Tents must be confined to the provided tent pads (14'x16'). There is a maximum of eight people per single site. Sites #26 and #39 are oversized and will accommodate 10 people at an additional fee. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring or grill. Vault toilets, andd trash services are provided. Firewood is for sale in the campground. Natural Features This peaceful campground is heavily wooded with a mixture of ponderosa pine and aspen trees. The interior roads are gravel/dirt. Afternoon thunderstorms should be expected during the summer months. Nearby Attractions Rocky Mountain National Park's main entrance is 14 miles north of the campground, in Estes Park. With lush valleys and craggy peaks reaching elevations higher than 14,000 feet, visitors are provided opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures. Scenic driving, hiking, backpacking, fishing, horseback riding and wildlife viewing are popular activities in the park. Estes Park is a full-service community 15 miles from the campground. Dining, shopping, rafting, fly fishing, horseback riding and golfing opportunities await. Lake Estes offers boating, sailboarding and fishing. ADA Access: N

Connection Details

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  • 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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