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Best Tent Sites Near Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, CO (36)

    Camper-submitted photo from Beaver Creek Trailhead

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    Beaver Creek Trailhead

    1 Review
    1 Photo
    10 Saves
    Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, Colorado

    Trailhead parking is ample and ideal for parking horse trailers and unloading horses. The trail provides a good access to the Mt Zirkel Wilderness, great for groups with horses who want to get away from other more heavily used trails. Campsites are numerous, especially near Stump Park. This trail lies within the Mt Zirkel Wilderness. Please refer to the Wilderness Regulations. The wilderness is closed to motorized and mechanized vehicles. No developed facilities. Setting is managed forest area. Timberline is at approximately 10,500 feet elevation. This trailhead is managed by the Parks Ranger District.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Bennett Peak Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Bennett Peak Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Bennett Peak Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Bennett Peak Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Bennett Peak Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Bennett Peak Campground

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    Bennett Peak Campground

    2 Reviews
    13 Photos
    38 Saves
    Encampment, Wyoming

    This is a fee site with 11 campsites, vault toilet, boat ramp, day use parking, and bank fishing accessible to persons with disabilities. The hand pump water well is not operable at this time. Fees at Bennett Peak are $10 per night per campsite. Each campsite has a picnic table, fire ring/grill, sandy tent pad, parking space but no pull-throughs. The elevation is 7,200 feet and an abundance of wildlife including bald eagle, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, wild turkey, mule deer, mountain lion, grouse, rattlesnakes, and rainbow and brown trout can be found. The campground is located on the banks of the North Platte River and enjoyed by hunters and anglers, who find trout in the North Platte River and big game in the nearby Snowy Range. Use season predominately from June 1st through November 15th depending on winter conditions.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Walden Reservoir Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Walden Reservoir Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Walden Reservoir Dispersed Camping

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    Walden Reservoir Dispersed Camping

    2 Reviews
    3 Photos
    37 Saves
    Walden, Colorado

    Walden Reservoir is a picturesque lake full of wildlife outside of Walden, Colorado. The Walden Reservoir is an easily accessible destination in a seldom seen portion of northern Colorado for birders, hunters, and those looking for a free, isolated place to rest.

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    Camper-submitted photo from BLM North Sand Hills Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from BLM North Sand Hills Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from BLM North Sand Hills Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from BLM North Sand Hills Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from BLM North Sand Hills Campground

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    BLM North Sand Hills Campground

    1 Review
    5 Photos
    25 Saves
    Cowdrey, Colorado
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    Camper-submitted photo from Strawberry Park Hot Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Strawberry Park Hot Springs
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    Camper-submitted photo from Corral Creek Campground

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    Corral Creek Campground

    1 Review
    1 Photo
    18 Saves
    Encampment, Wyoming

    The Corral Creek Campground is in a scenic setting near the North Platte River, which makes it great for fishing and floating. The campground has 6 campsites, vault toilet, day use parking and a foot trail to wade fishing. Each campsite features a picnic table, fire ring or grill, and parking space. No pull-throughs please. This area has juniper, sagebrush and grasses primarily, and is near a riparian area. Visitors will see a variety of wildlife including bald eagles, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, wild turkeys, mule deer, mountain lions, grouse, rattlesnakes. Both rainbow trout and brown trout are abundant.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Routt National Forest Hahns Peak Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Routt National Forest Hahns Peak Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Routt National Forest Hahns Peak Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Routt National Forest Hahns Peak Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Routt National Forest Hahns Peak Lake Campground

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    Routt National Forest Hahns Peak Lake Campground

    1 Review
    5 Photos
    34 Saves
    Clark, Colorado

    Located near the Hahns Peak Lake Campground and in the Day Use Area, the picnic site provides 4 tables near the shores of Hahns Peak Lake. Fishing and hiking are available. Vault toilets and garbage services are offered. The lake is restricted to electric motors or hand propelled boats only. This picnic site is located in North Routt County and is managed by the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Middle Fork Campground
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      Vic & Sigrid Hanson Memorial Park

      1 Review
      Walden, Colorado
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