Top Tent Camping near Colorado Springs, CO

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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Colorado Springs, CO (139)

    Camper-submitted photo from Garden of the Gods RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Garden of the Gods RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Garden of the Gods RV Resort
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    1.

    Garden of the Gods RV Resort

    42 Reviews
    61 Photos
    334 Saves
    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Enjoy spectacular views at Garden of The Gods camping at Pikes Peak, “America’s Mountain.” Our location among Colorado’s historical mountain towns will make your camping experience in Colorado Springs truly memorable. Adding to this, we’ve upgraded to give you the modern comforts. Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, families, rallies, and even individuals who want to “disconnect” and explore the picturesque surroundings of the Garden of the Gods.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Mueller State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Mueller State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Mueller State Park Campground
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    2.

    Mueller State Park Campground

    53 Reviews
    152 Photos
    590 Saves
    Divide, Colorado

    Mueller's campground has 136 campsites each with a picnic table and fire ring. There are 99 electric sites, many with tent pads and 22 basic walk-in sites in Prospector Ridge (sites 55-66) and Turkey Meadow (sites 100-109) Campgrounds. Sites 12 and 22 are handicapped designated​ sites​. You must have a handicapped placard or license plate.

    Campground Amenities The Comfort Station is open year-round. The Camper Services Building is open only in summer (Mid May - Mid October) Both buildings contain flush toilets. On-site accommodations​​ include firewood for sale, a camper services building with coin-operated showers/laundry and modern restrooms, vault toilets, dump station and a playground.

    Mueller offers three group campground opportunities nestled in the aspen and conifer forest, conveniently located near the Camper Services Building.

    Winter Camping: Mid October - Mid May Mueller has 29 electrical sites available within the Peak View Campground and the Revenuers Ridge Campground (Sites 1 –9, 11-13, 15-22 and 81 – 89) during the winter. The Comfort Station, containing flush toilets, will remain open. Vault toilets will be open at Outlook Ridge, Peak View Campground and across from site #87. Water is available at the outside spigot at the Comfort Station; all other hydrants are closed, so we suggest bringing your own water. The dump station is dry dump only, which means you will not have water to rinse out your equipment.

    $18.00 per night Mueller State Park has 4 backcountry campsites located in 2 separate groups. Both backcountry campsite groups require an approximate 1.5 mile hike from the Black Bear Trailhead to the sites. Sites are available to reserve from May 1 through October 31st.

    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $18 - $396 / night

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    Camper-submitted photo from Cheyenne Mountain State Park Campground
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    3.

    Cheyenne Mountain State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    126 Photos
    373 Saves
    Fountain, Colorado

    Campground facilities accommodate motor homes, trailers and tent campers. Two of the 10 campgrounds located on the Pikes Peak Ranger District are group sites and can accommodate large numbers of people. Dispersed camping is allowed, unless an area is posted as “No Camping”.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    4.

    Colorado Springs KOA

    33 Reviews
    84 Photos
    144 Saves
    Fountain, Colorado

    Imagine waking up to the beautiful view of Pikes Peak (14,115 feet above sea level), the most visited mountain in North America. Visit Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds (try the Bat-a-Pult ride!), and other area attractions. Stay in a fully equipped Cabin, pitch a tent or pull into an RV Site (including extra-large sites). If you are planning a rally or family reunion, this KOA has a hall for those scrumptious potlucks or have them catered by the staff. During the summer, enjoy our splash park, take a dip in the heated pool, or relax in the hot tub. Pets will have a great time being with their families, meeting new dogs, running in the dog park, or trying out the agility park. With so many things to do at KOA and in the area, you will want to stay as long as you can! The campground staff looks forward to seeing you. Pool: Open Year Round. Max pull thru 80 feet.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  1. 5.

    Lone Duck Campground and Cabins

    30 Reviews
    227 Photos
    41 Saves
    Green Mountain Falls, Colorado

    We have everything you need to have a great time in the Colorado Rockies. Tent sites, RV sites, and Camper Cabins! Relax in your shady site or take a dip in our heated outdoor pool. We also have a fishing pond, stocked with rainbow trout, a retro arcade, 24/7 lounge serving locally roasted coffee each morning, playground, and laundromat.

    We’re outside the city lights at the base of Pikes Peak- 7600 feet elevation – yet our proximity to all the area’s many attractions makes us an ideal location for families looking for a summer adventure or folks just passing through for a couple of days. We strive to make every stay special. You will love it here at “the Duck”!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group

    $40 - $87 / night

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    6.

    Peregrine Pines FamCamp

    18 Reviews
    42 Photos
    142 Saves
    Monument, Colorado

    Peregrine Pines FamCamp is a fantastic spot for those looking to enjoy a well-equipped camping experience. Nestled near the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, this campground offers a serene escape with all the modern conveniences you could need. Visitors have raved about the cleanliness and maintenance of the facilities, which include full hookups, showers, and multiple laundry facilities.

    The sites are surrounded by beautiful trees, providing a picturesque and shaded environment. While some campers noted that the sites are fairly close together, many appreciated the sense of community and the opportunity to meet fellow travelers. The campground is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    One of the standout features is the variety of activities available for families. Kids can enjoy the playground, beach volleyball, tetherball, frisbee golf, basketball hoop, and even outdoor laser tag. For those looking to explore the area, downtown Colorado Springs is just minutes away, offering easy access to attractions like Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods.

    The camp staff is known for being exceptionally helpful and accommodating, making your stay as comfortable as possible. Whether you're in a tent, RV, or looking for a glamping experience, Peregrine Pines FamCamp has got you covered. So pack your bags, bring your sense of adventure, and get ready to enjoy a memorable camping trip.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Pikes Peak RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pikes Peak RV Park
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    7.

    Pikes Peak RV Park

    18 Reviews
    50 Photos
    225 Saves
    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Back-in Sites, 1 Pull-Through Site Overnight and Monthly Sites Laundry Facilities Wi-Fi Access Restrooms & Showers Two Dog Runs Corn Hole E-Bike Rentals (additional charge) Relaxing stay, time to meet new friends, and a place to make memories. We have a partnership with the Manitou Pool and Fitness Center for our guests to use the facilities.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    8.

    Colorado Campground

    22 Reviews
    110 Photos
    356 Saves
    Woodland Park, Colorado

    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

    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.

    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.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee.__ A visitor who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee including tax and applicable add-on for a campsite. Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. No-Shows A no-show visitor is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date. No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's rate, taxes and applicable add-on for a campsite.____ Refunds Visitors may submit a refund request through their Recreation.gov profile within 7 days of the end date of their reservation. Refunds will not be issued after the 7 days has ended. Refunds for debit or credit card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank or credit card used to pay. For check or cash purchases, Recreation.gov will mail a Treasury check for refunds of cash, check, or money order payments to the address associated with the reservation. Treasury check refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive.__ In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team or facility manager will refund all fees and will attempt to notify you using the contact information within the Recreation.gov visitor profile.

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

    $37 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Crags Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crags Campground
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    9.

    Crags Campground

    16 Reviews
    39 Photos
    705 Saves
    Midland, Colorado

    Overview

    This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Firewood Available
    • Drinking Water
    • Toilets

    $22 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cripple Creek KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Cripple Creek KOA
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    Cripple Creek KOA

    16 Reviews
    46 Photos
    160 Saves
    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    Welcome to Cripple Creek KOA, nestled on the side of a mountain near Cripple Creek, Colorado. This place is a real treat for anyone looking to escape into nature without sacrificing comfort. The campground is known for its stunning mountain views and clean, well-maintained facilities.

    One of the standout features here is the on-site pizza delivery service. Yes, you heard that right—pizza delivered straight to your campsite! It's a hit among visitors, especially after a long day of exploring. Speaking of exploring, the campground is close to Cripple Creek and Pikes Peak, offering plenty of opportunities for day trips and adventures.

    The sites are spread out enough to give you some privacy, and the hillside layout means you get some pretty sweet views over other campsites. Hummingbirds are frequent visitors, adding a touch of magic to your stay. The campground is also big rig friendly and offers amenities like electric hookups, showers, and a sanitary dump.

    Families love this place, and it's easy to see why. There are activities for all ages, and the staff is known for being friendly and accommodating. One reviewer even mentioned how perfect it was for their disabled daughter, which speaks volumes about the accessibility and thoughtfulness of the facilities.

    If you're into a bit of luxury, there are glamping options available, and the cabins are cozy with log furniture and fire pits. For those who prefer a more rustic experience, the primitive tent sites in the aspen woods are a hit, offering a serene and picturesque setting.

    So, whether you're here for the views, the convenience, or just a good old-fashioned camping experience, Cripple Creek KOA has got you covered. Enjoy your stay!

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