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    Camper-submitted photo from Arapaho National Forest Stillwater Campground

    1.

    Arapaho National Forest Stillwater Campground

    25 Reviews
    1 Photo
    77 Saves
    Grand Lake, Colorado

    Overview

    Stillwater Campground is located on Lake Granby, six miles southeast of Grand Lake, in north central Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its great boating, fishing and hiking opportunities. The necessary Arapaho National Recreation Area pass can now be purchased online (Interagency Age and Access passes are also valid)! __

    Recreation

    Lake Granby is part of the Arapaho National Recreation Area. It offers boating, sailing, swimming and fishing. Anglers cast for kokanee salmon and rainbow, brown, mackinaw and cutthroat trout. A boat ramp and dock are located on-site. National Fishing Week is held annually the first week of June. Numerous hiking and horseback riding trails are located within the Arapaho National Recreation Area, including the East Shore Trail (which is part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail), Roaring Fork Trail and Monarch Lake Trail.

    Facilities

    Lake Granby is part of the Arapaho National Recreation Area. It offers boating, sailing, swimming and fishing. Anglers cast for kokanee salmon and rainbow, brown, mackinaw and cutthroat trout. A boat ramp and dock are located on-site. National Fishing Week is held annually the first week of June. Numerous hiking and horseback riding trails are located within the Arapaho National Recreation Area, including the East Shore Trail (which is part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail), Roaring Fork Trail and Monarch Lake Trail.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated on the northern shore of Lake Granby, at an elevation of 8,300 feet. Afternoon thunderstorms should be expected during the summer months. Due to the mountain pine beetle infestation and consequent removal of hazardous trees, the campground has little to no shade.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    Rocky Mountain National Park's West Entrance is located north of Grand Lake. 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 enjoyed by visitors to the park.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $20 - $28 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Roosevelt National Forest Camp Dick Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Roosevelt National Forest Camp Dick Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Roosevelt National Forest Camp Dick Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Roosevelt National Forest Camp Dick Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Roosevelt National Forest Camp Dick Campground

    2.

    Roosevelt National Forest Camp Dick Campground

    22 Reviews
    5 Photos
    40 Saves
    Ward, Colorado

    Overview

    Camp Dick is the site of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp that was established in the 1930s. It is located just off the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, on the Middle Saint Vrain Creek.

    Recreation

    The Middle Saint Vrain Creek is a good fly-fishing stream where anglers cast for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. Many trails in the vicinity are open to hiking and biking, including Sourdough and Buchanan Pass trails. The Indian Peaks Wilderness boundary is four miles from the west end of the campground. Mountain biking is allowed on the first five miles of Buchanan Pass Trail. Bikers can ride a loop from Peaceful Valley or Camp Dick, via Buchanan Pass Trail and Middle Saint Vrain Road, or Coney Cutoff and Coney Creek Roads and Sourdough Trail. The Middle Saint Vrain and Bunce School roads are popular among off-road vehicle enthusiasts. Guided horseback riding is available at Peaceful Valley Lodge, which is just over a mile away.

    Facilities

    The Middle Saint Vrain Creek is a good fly-fishing stream where anglers cast for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. Many trails in the vicinity are open to hiking and biking, including Sourdough and Buchanan Pass trails. The Indian Peaks Wilderness boundary is four miles from the west end of the campground. Mountain biking is allowed on the first five miles of Buchanan Pass Trail. Bikers can ride a loop from Peaceful Valley or Camp Dick, via Buchanan Pass Trail and Middle Saint Vrain Road, or Coney Cutoff and Coney Creek Roads and Sourdough Trail. The Middle Saint Vrain and Bunce School roads are popular among off-road vehicle enthusiasts. Guided horseback riding is available at Peaceful Valley Lodge, which is just over a mile away.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated on the banks of the Middle Saint Vrain Creek in a glacial valley surrounded by mixed conifer and aspen forests and an open meadow.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    The town of Allenspark is less than 10 miles north of the campground, and has a restaurant and a grocery store. Rocky Mountain National Park's main entrance is 25 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 available within the park. Estes Park is a full-service community. Dining, shopping, rafting, fly fishing, horseback riding and golfing opportunities are available there. Lake Estes offers boating, sailboarding and fishing.

    • Pets
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Firewood Available

    $17 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Green Ridge Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Green Ridge Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Green Ridge Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Green Ridge Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Green Ridge Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Green Ridge Campground

    3.

    Green Ridge Campground

    20 Reviews
    47 Photos
    295 Saves
    Grand Lake, Colorado

    Overview

    Green Ridge Campground is located on beautiful Shadow Mountain Reservoir, southwest of Grand Lake in north central Colorado. Visitors enjoy the area for its great boating, fishing and hiking opportunities.

    Recreation

    Shadow Mountain Lake is part of the Arapaho National Recreation Area. It offers boating, swimming and fishing. Anglers cast for kokanee salmon, as well as rainbow, brown, mackinaw and cutthroat trout. A boat ramp and dock are located within the campground. The Colorado River can also be accessed from the campground. National Fishing Week is held annually the first week of June. Numerous hiking and horseback riding trails are in the vicinity, including the East Shore Trail (which is part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail), Roaring Fork Trail and Monarch Lake Trail.

    Facilities

    Shadow Mountain Lake is part of the Arapaho National Recreation Area. It offers boating, swimming and fishing. Anglers cast for kokanee salmon, as well as rainbow, brown, mackinaw and cutthroat trout. A boat ramp and dock are located within the campground. The Colorado River can also be accessed from the campground. National Fishing Week is held annually the first week of June. Numerous hiking and horseback riding trails are in the vicinity, including the East Shore Trail (which is part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail), Roaring Fork Trail and Monarch Lake Trail.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated between the southern shore of Shadow Mountain Lake and the banks of the Colorado River, at an elevation of approximately 8,300 feet. Afternoon thunderstorms should be expected during the summer months. Due to the mountain pine beetle infestation and consequent removal of hazardous trees, there is little to no shade available in the campground. Since 2008, 3,000 pine seedlings have been planted to remedy the problem in the future.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    Rocky Mountain National Park's west entrance is located north of Grand Lake. 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.

    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $17 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Dowdy Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dowdy Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dowdy Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dowdy Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dowdy Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Dowdy Lake Campground

    4.

    Dowdy Lake Campground

    19 Reviews
    81 Photos
    328 Saves
    Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

    Overview

    Dowdy Lake Campground is located 48 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colo., near the village of Red Feather Lakes. Visitors enjoy the area for its canoeing, fishing and trail opportunities.

    Recreation

    Canoeing and fishing are popular activities on the 115-acre, no-wake Dowdy Lake. Motorized boats are allowed on the lake, but a 10 mph speed limit is enforced. Anglers cast for brown, brook, cutthroat and lake trout. Several additional lakes are in the vicinity. Many hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are in the surrounding area, including the 4-mile Mount Margaret Trail. Several off-road vehicle trails are located within five miles of the campground. Other popular activities include viewing wildlife and visiting the nearby Redfeather Visitor Center.

    Facilities

    Canoeing and fishing are popular activities on the 115-acre, no-wake Dowdy Lake. Motorized boats are allowed on the lake, but a 10 mph speed limit is enforced. Anglers cast for brown, brook, cutthroat and lake trout. Several additional lakes are in the vicinity. Many hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are in the surrounding area, including the 4-mile Mount Margaret Trail. Several off-road vehicle trails are located within five miles of the campground. Other popular activities include viewing wildlife and visiting the nearby Redfeather Visitor Center.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated in a ponderosa pine forest on the shore of Dowdy Lake, at an elevation of 8,200 feet. Afternoon thunderstorms can be expected during spring and summer months. Due to the mountain pine beetle infestation and removal of hazardous trees, some sites have reduced shade.

    Nearby Attractions

    The small village of Red Feather Lakes is nearby, offering limited dining options, gift shops, general stores, a library, post office and a golf course.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $26 - $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Guanella Pass
    Camper-submitted photo from Guanella Pass
    Camper-submitted photo from Guanella Pass
    Camper-submitted photo from Guanella Pass
    Camper-submitted photo from Guanella Pass
    Camper-submitted photo from Guanella Pass

    5.

    Guanella Pass

    19 Reviews
    69 Photos
    287 Saves
    Silver Plume, Colorado

    Overview

    Guanella Pass Campground is located about 7 miles south of Georgetown on the South Fork of Clear Creek on the Guanella Pass Scenic Byway. Located at an elevation of 10,900 feet on the Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest, visitors to the campground can also enjoy hiking and fishing in the area. The Guanella Pass Scenic and Historic Byway follows an old wagon route that linked the mining towns of Georgetown and Grant, Colorado.

    Recreation

    Visitors can go trout fishing on the South Fork of Clear Creek. Silver Dollar Lake is nearby, but cannot be reached by car. Instead, the Silver Dollar Lake Trail leads hikers above treeline to the scenic lake.

    Facilities

    Visitors can go trout fishing on the South Fork of Clear Creek. Silver Dollar Lake is nearby, but cannot be reached by car. Instead, the Silver Dollar Lake Trail leads hikers above treeline to the scenic lake.

    Natural Features

    The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland sit along the foothills and Rockies of Colorado. The forests and grassland cover 1.5 million acres and extend north to the Wyoming border, south to Mount Evans and west across the Continental Divide. The area includes mountains, lakes and five scenic byways, designated by Congress for their scenery, wildlife or history, including the highest road in North America. Mount Evans Road, also known as Colorado Highway 5, allows visitors to drive from 10,500' to 14,130' above sea level in just 14 miles.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors enjoy touring historic Georgetown, a former mining town of about 1,000 residents. Additional ghost towns dot the region.

    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash

    $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kelly Dahl
    Camper-submitted photo from Kelly Dahl
    Camper-submitted photo from Kelly Dahl
    Camper-submitted photo from Kelly Dahl
    Camper-submitted photo from Kelly Dahl
    Camper-submitted photo from Kelly Dahl

    6.

    Kelly Dahl

    20 Reviews
    56 Photos
    221 Saves
    Rollinsville, Colorado

    Overview

    Kelly Dahl Campground is located adjacent to the Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway, near the historic mining towns of Nederland, Rollinsville, Central City and Black Hawk.

    Recreation

    Although no formal trails exist in the campground, a few closed roads offer campers the opportunity to explore the surrounding area. West Magnolia and East Portal Trailheads offer trails within a short drive. The Rollins Pass Road (Moffat Road) and other off-road routes can be found in the vicinity. The lakes across the highway are on private property and access is prohibited.

    Facilities

    Although no formal trails exist in the campground, a few closed roads offer campers the opportunity to explore the surrounding area. West Magnolia and East Portal Trailheads offer trails within a short drive. The Rollins Pass Road (Moffat Road) and other off-road routes can be found in the vicinity. The lakes across the highway are on private property and access is prohibited.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated among ponderosa pines, on a gentle slope, at an approximate elevation of 8,600 feet.Due to the mountain pine beetle infestation and consequent hazardous tree removal, the campground offers little to no shade.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    The town of Nederland, which is four miles north of the campground, offers grocery and hardware stores, restaurants, gas, a post office, bank and Barker Reservoir.

    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $19 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Olive Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Olive Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Olive Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Olive Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Olive Ridge
    Camper-submitted photo from Olive Ridge

    7.

    Olive Ridge

    18 Reviews
    40 Photos
    343 Saves
    Allenspark, Colorado

    Overview

    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

    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.

    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.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $19 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Pawnee Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pawnee Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Pawnee Campground

    8.

    Pawnee Campground

    16 Reviews
    83 Photos
    499 Saves
    Ward, Colorado

    Overview

    Pawnee Campground is located in the Brainard Lake Recreation Area, off the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, 35 miles south of Estes Park and the main entrance to the Rocky Mountain National Park. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, canoeing and hiking opportunities.

    Recreation

    Brainard Lake is a popular destination for canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. Long Lake, Red Rock Lake and Left Hand Reservoir are nearby. Several trails in the area provide access to the adjacent Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Hiking is allowed on all trails; mountain biking is allowed outside the wilderness area. Rock climbing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are often available, weather permitting.

    Facilities

    Brainard Lake is a popular destination for canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. Long Lake, Red Rock Lake and Left Hand Reservoir are nearby. Several trails in the area provide access to the adjacent Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Hiking is allowed on all trails; mountain biking is allowed outside the wilderness area. Rock climbing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are often available, weather permitting.

    Natural Features

    The campground lies at the foot of the Continental Divide, next to 25-acre Brainard Lake and the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area at an elevation of 10,350 feet. A scenic forest of spruce and fir trees covers the area. Summertime temperatures are warm in the day and cool at night. Afternoon thunderstorms are common.

    Nearby Attractions

    The town of Nederland is 14 miles south of the campground, offering grocery and hardware stores, restaurants, gas, a bank and a post office. Rocky Mountain National Park's main entrance is 35 miles north 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. Dining, shopping, rafting, fly-fishing, horseback riding and golfing opportunities are available there. Lake Estes offers boating, sailboarding and fishing.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Echo Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Echo Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Echo Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Echo Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Echo Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Echo Lake Campground

    9.

    Echo Lake Campground

    14 Reviews
    48 Photos
    715 Saves
    Georgetown, Colorado

    Overview

    Echo Lake Campground is located on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests in central Colorado near its namesake lake at the base of Mount Evans along Hwy 103. Visitors enjoy hiking, fishing and taking scenic drives along Mount Evans Road.

    Recreation

    Activities in the area include hiking in the Mount Evans Wilderness, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing. Several trails leave directly from the campground.

    Facilities

    Activities in the area include hiking in the Mount Evans Wilderness, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing. Several trails leave directly from the campground.

    Natural Features

    Echo Lake sits in a spruce forest near the shores of Echo Lake. The campground's 10,600' elevation creates cool to chilly nights, even in summer, and its location on a mountain pass makes for windy conditions year-round. The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland on the foothills and slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The forests and grassland cover 1.5 million acres and extend north to the Wyoming border, south to Mount Evans and west across the Continental Divide. The area encompasses mountains, lakes and five scenic byways, designated by Congress for their scenery, wildlife or history, including the highest road in North America. Mount Evans Road, also known as Colorado Highway 5, allows visitors to drive from 10,500' to 14,130' above sea level in just 14 miles.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    Nearby Idaho Springs, a former mining town, makes for a nice outing. History buffs will appreciate the Argo Gold Mine and Mill Museum. The City and County of Denver Mountain Park, Echo Lake and Echo Lake Lodge are located adjacent to the campground.

    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $16 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from West Chicago Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chicago Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chicago Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chicago Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chicago Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from West Chicago Creek

    10.

    West Chicago Creek

    13 Reviews
    40 Photos
    422 Saves
    Georgetown, Colorado

    Overview

    West Chicago Creek Campground sits along its namesake creek at the base of Mount Evans and is located off Highway 103 on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests in central Colorado. It is a popular facility for hiking and fishing enthusiasts.

    Recreation

    The area provides easy access to many hiking trails that lead into the Mount Evans Wilderness. West Chicago Creek offers good fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout.

    Facilities

    There are 15 sites available all suitable for RV and tent camping. Each site contains a tent pad, picnic table, charcoal grill and fire ring. Other amenities include a vault toilet, water spigot and trash dumpster. There are no RV hook-ups. Firewood is available for sale during peak season at the campground.

    Natural Features

    The campground sits at an elevation of 9,600 feet in an aspen and lodgepole pine forest. The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland are located in the foothills and slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The forests and grassland cover 1.5 million acres and extend north to the Wyoming border, south to Mount Evans and west across the Continental Divide. The area encompasses mountains, lakes and five scenic byways, designated by Congress for their scenery, wildlife or history, including the highest road in North America. Mount Evans Road, also known as Colorado Highway 5, allows visitors to drive from 10,500' to 14,130' above sea level in just 14 miles.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 529-0578.

    Nearby Attractions

    Nearby Idaho Springs, a former mining town, makes for a nice outing. History buffs will appreciate the Argo Gold Mine and Mill Museum.

    • Pets
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash

    $20 - $22 / night

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