Top Horse Camping near Boulder, CO

Are you an equestrian lover who prefers a more rustic experience when you visit Boulder? Finding a place to stay in Colorado while traveling with your horse has never been easier. You're sure to find the perfect site for your Colorado horse camping excursion.

Best Equestrian Sites Near Boulder, CO (30)

    Camper-submitted photo from Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon

    1.

    Deer Creek Campground — Golden Gate Canyon

    48 Reviews
    105 Photos
    899 Saves
    Eldorado Springs, Colorado

    Golden Gate Canyon State Park offers multiple campgrounds, cabins, yurts, RV sites, group sites, and a guest house.

    From Memorial Day to early October, there are 132 campsites in two campgrounds: Reverend’s Ridge and Aspen Meadow.

    Reverend’s Ridge offers 38 tent sites and 59 sites with electrical hook-ups. Facilities at Reverend’s Ridge include flush toilets, shower, ice machine, laundry facilities, and a dump station.

    Aspen Meadow offers 35 tent sites and vault toilets.

    As of January 1, 2019 both campgrounds will be Reservation Only.

    Golden Gate also offers 20 backcountry tent sites and four backcountry shelters. Our backcountry sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis year-round. Please register for backcountry sites at the Visitor Center.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $18 - $90 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon
    Camper-submitted photo from Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon

    2.

    Reverend's Ridge Campground — Golden Gate Canyon

    29 Reviews
    88 Photos
    656 Saves
    Rollinsville, Colorado

    Reverend's Ridge Campground in Golden Gate Canyon State Park is a solid choice if you're looking to camp near Black Hawk, Colorado. This place has a bit of everything: tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even yurts. It's open all year, so you can enjoy it in any season.

    The campground is pretty organized and tidy, with amenities like electric hookups, drinking water, and hot showers. There's also a central spot for trash and recycling, which keeps things clean. Some loops have flush toilets and free showers, while others might have vault toilets, so check your map before booking.

    One of the standout features is the scenery. You're surrounded by trees, and there's plenty of shade and coverage between sites. Some visitors have even spotted wildlife like moose. The trails around here are well-marked and great for hiking and mountain biking. If you're into fishing, there are a few ponds nearby.

    Cell service can be hit or miss, but T-Mobile users have reported good coverage in certain areas. The campground is close to a road, so you might hear some noise, but it's generally quiet at night.

    If you're planning to tent, loops H and I are recommended for a bit more privacy. For RVs, loops E and B are popular choices. The volunteer staff is friendly and helpful, and there are in-season camp programs to keep you entertained.

    Overall, Reverend's Ridge offers a comfortable and scenic camping experience with plenty of amenities to make your stay enjoyable.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Chatfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Chatfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Chatfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Chatfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Chatfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Chatfield State Park Campground

    3.

    Chatfield State Park Campground

    73 Reviews
    132 Photos
    660 Saves
    Littleton, Colorado

    Located just south of Littleton, about 45 minutes south of Denver, Chatfield State Park is a 5,800-acre nature preserve and recreation area situated around the Chatfield Reservoir. Before the 1960s, there was no reservoir, and the South Platte River flowed freely through the wide valley. But after several disastrous flooding incidents, the Chatfield Dam was constructed on the river to prevent further damage to local homes and farms. The land around the new reservoir was developed into a recreation area, and the state park was opened to the public in 1975. The dam and park are named for Isaac W. Chatfield, who served as a Lieutenant of the Union in the Civil War. After the war, he migrated west and farmed this land along the Platte until the late 1800s. With its proximity to the wider Denver metro area and suburbs, Chatfield State Park is the place to go to get outdoors and beat the summer heat. Campers at Chatfield State Park have access to nearly 200 tent and RV campsites in four loops. The majority of sites are equipped with full hookups, with the rest having electrical hookups. Parking pads are both back-in and pull-through, and can accommodate vehicles/trailers up to 45 feet. Some sites are ADA accessible. All campsites have picnic tables, cooking grills and tent pads, and have access to drinking water, flush toilets, hot showers, and laundry facilities; a dump station is located near the campground entrance. There is also a group camp area with 10 sites that can accommodate up to 36 people each. Most sites are open and grassy, with minimal shade; all are within a short walking distance to the reservoir. Park residents include deer, elk, foxes, prairie dogs, songbirds, eagles, owls, snakes and salamanders. For water fun, there’s swimming, paddling, water-skiing, and fishing on the reservoir. Boaters have access to two launch ramps, and anglers can fish on the lake or from the fishing piers for walleye, rainbow trout, bass, perch and sunfish. During the winter season, trails are open for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and ice fishing is a popular pastime.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $36 - $41 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from East Portal Campground at Estes Park
    Camper-submitted photo from East Portal Campground at Estes Park
    Camper-submitted photo from East Portal Campground at Estes Park
    Camper-submitted photo from East Portal Campground at Estes Park
    Camper-submitted photo from East Portal Campground at Estes Park
    Camper-submitted photo from East Portal Campground at Estes Park

    4.

    East Portal Campground at Estes Park

    40 Reviews
    150 Photos
    670 Saves
    Estes Park, Colorado

    So close, yet feels so far away from the hustle and bustle of Estes Park. This very popular campground is located at an elevation of 8,300 feet at the end of a beautiful road just west of town. There are wonderful views of the snow covered peaks in Rocky Mountain National Park and access to the East Portal Reservoir which has ample opportunities for fishing. This double loop campground offers shady sites suitable for tenters and campers with small RVs and trailers shorter than 22 feet in length. It is especially well-suited for families and outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore nearby nature and trails in Rocky Mountain National Park. Sites at this campground open up to views of Rocky Mountain National Park and starry nighttime skies. A mature blend of ponderosa and lodgepole pines interspersed with groves of aspens makes it a wonderful home away from home. It is an ideal setting for guests seeking recreation and relaxation. The camping season runs from mid-May to late September.

    The Estes Park Campground at East Portal has 66 sites suitable for tents and small trailers and RVs. There is a maximum length of 22 feet for RVs. All sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings, some with ADA accessibility. Guests also have access to drinking water, flush toilets, hot showers, water & electric hookups, dump station, firewood and ice sales, and a playground for the kids. Cell phone service is spotty and there is no wi-fi, so please plan accordingly.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $35 - $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir

    5.

    Winiger Ridge at Gross Reservoir

    20 Reviews
    55 Photos
    1124 Saves
    Eldorado Springs, Colorado

    Camping is allowed at numbered designated campsites. No fee is charged. Practice Leave No Trace Principles.

    Camping is limited to 14 days in one location. After 14 days, your camp must be moved at least three miles away.

    Maximum stay is 28 days within a 60-day period. After 28 days, all property and people must leave the Roosevelt National Forest.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park

    6.

    Indian Paintbrush Campground—Bear Creek Lake Park

    33 Reviews
    74 Photos
    521 Saves
    Morrison, Colorado

    The Indian Paintbrush Campground is located within the county-run Bear Creek Lake recreation area outside Denver, CO. In close proximity to the city of Denver and popular tourist destinations like Red Rocks amphitheater, the Bear Creek Lake Park camping blends urban and rural qualities to make one of the finest camping destinations around Denver. The campground has 47 campsites, 3 cabins, 2 yurts and 1 group site.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $35 - $65 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cherry Creek State Park Campground

    7.

    Cherry Creek State Park Campground

    46 Reviews
    86 Photos
    411 Saves
    Centennial, Colorado

    Welcome to Denver’s natural and spacious backyard playground, Cherry Creek State Park. There’s so much to see and enjoy. ​Summers are busy and action packed with Cherry Creek State Park camping, while off-peak times are quiet and laid back. Anchored around a 880 surface acre reservoir, the park offers a natural prairie environment of gentle, rolling hills and complete outdoor recreation facilities, including camping, picnicking and facilities for group events.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $28 - $41 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Park Open Space
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Park Open Space
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Park Open Space
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Park Open Space
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Park Open Space
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Park Open Space

    8.

    Hermit Park Open Space

    18 Reviews
    40 Photos
    321 Saves
    Estes Park, Colorado

    Hermit Park Open Space is a fantastic spot for camping near Estes Park, Colorado. This place has a lot to offer, whether you're into tent camping, RVs, cabins, or even glamping. The campground is known for its privacy and easy access to both Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. You can expect clean bathrooms, picnic tables, and fire rings at each site. Plus, there are bear boxes to keep your food safe.

    One of the standout features here is the miles of trails within the park. If you’re not up for venturing into the National Forest, you can still get your hiking fix right on site. The park is also big-rig friendly and allows pets, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. And yes, you can have a campfire and enjoy a drink—alcohol is allowed.

    Visitors have raved about the friendly and helpful staff, and some even mentioned spotting elk while picking up firewood. The park is quiet and clean, making it a great place to relax. If you’re into horseback riding, there are equestrian sites available too.

    The views are stunning, with plenty of trees for shade and privacy. The roads can be a bit narrow, so take it slow if you’re hauling a big trailer. But once you’re settled, you’ll find it’s worth the effort. Whether you’re here for a weekend or a longer stay, Hermit Park Open Space is a solid choice for your next camping trip.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $30 - $120 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Pinewood Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Pinewood Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Pinewood Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Pinewood Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Pinewood Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Pinewood Reservoir

    9.

    Pinewood Reservoir

    15 Reviews
    38 Photos
    233 Saves
    Drake, Colorado

    Pinewood Reservoir is a gem tucked away in the Colorado foothills, offering a serene escape from the hustle and bustle. This campground is perfect for those who appreciate a mix of natural beauty and convenience. The sites are carved into the hillside, giving you a stunning view of the lake and surrounding valley. It's a great spot for tent and RV camping, with electric hookups available for those who need them.

    One of the standout features here is the access to the reservoir itself. Non-motorized boats are welcome, so bring your kayak or paddleboard for a peaceful day on the water. Fishing is also a popular activity, and the trails around the area provide some excellent hiking opportunities. The views are top-notch, especially at sunset.

    The campground is open from April to September, and it's got a pretty solid rating from visitors. Folks have mentioned that the facilities are well-maintained, and the camp hosts are friendly and helpful. You can expect clean restrooms and a generally tidy environment. Pets are allowed, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    Located near Loveland, CO, Pinewood Reservoir is off the beaten path but still accessible. The drive up is a bit steep and winding, but it's worth it for the tranquility you'll find at the top. Just be prepared for a bit of a climb if you're hauling a big rig. Cellphone coverage can be spotty, but hey, that's part of the charm, right? Disconnect and enjoy the natural surroundings.

    In summary, Pinewood Reservoir offers a beautiful, quiet camping experience with plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy. Whether you're hiking, fishing, or just soaking in the views, it's a fantastic spot to unwind and enjoy nature.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Open Space County Park Hermits Hollow
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Open Space County Park Hermits Hollow
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Open Space County Park Hermits Hollow
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Open Space County Park Hermits Hollow
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Open Space County Park Hermits Hollow
    Camper-submitted photo from Hermit Open Space County Park Hermits Hollow
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