I had never heard of McGee Creek State park but had a blast here last weekend! We stayed right on the water at Potapo Landing. Definitely the nicest campsite I’ve seen. Aside from electricity, water, picnic table, fire pit and grill, each site also had their own deck! We got lucky as our site was not directly next to other campers, however most sites were pretty close together. It seemed like many of the RVs that were parked were there permanently (or at least for a very long time). Every now and then we’d catch a whiff of sewage smell but other than that it was very quiet and peaceful weekend.
Small campground down a very rocky road off Independence Pass. Would definitely recommend only bringing a truck or SUV with 4x4 here as the road to the campground is steep, narrow and rocky. There are only 7 sites at this campground, but it looked like there was more camping further down Lincoln creek road. It’s $25 per night and sites are available first come, first serve only. We got here in the early afternoon on a Sunday and were there first ones here, but the campground filled up by 6pm. Each site has at least one table, fire ring/grate and bear box. We picked site #5, it was huge and right on the water. Even though this campground is right below the highway, we still felt very secluded. We spent 6 nights camping all over Colorado and this was definitely the most beautiful spot we found.
This campground is right off of highway 9 in Silverthorne. There are 24 sites, some right on the river. Each site has a bear box, fire ring, and picnic table. We had plenty of space and privacy from our neighbors. Sites are first come first serve only. We got here around 5pm on a Friday night and took the last open spot. The camp host was friendly and seemed to be out and about often. You can hear cars on the highway, but you can also hear the river so it wasn’t too bad. There isn’t much to do at the campground, but it’s a great place to pull off and stay. Cash only - $22/night
Really fun place to camp!! There is so much to do within walking distance from this campground. It’s right on the beach of lake Dillon, bike trails go through the campground, Frisco adventure park etc. We got lucky and found a spot here on a Saturday morning, but it seems to be full often. There is a water station and restrooms. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring-no bear boxes but I doubt they’re needed here. Not a ton of privacy or super quiet at night, but seriously such a fun place to camp.
If Peak One is full, you can try Pine Cove right down the road. It’s first come, first serve but basically just a large parking lot on the lake.
Stayed here during our visit to RMNP and it was perfect! Very conveniently located, only a short drive into Estes Park. Lots of trails for hiking and biking in the park. Each campsite had a bear box, picnic table, and fire ring. There are plenty of trees for shade and some privacy, but you are still near other campers. You must pay for the day pass each day you camp, but there is a water fill up station which is nice. The park roads are not paved but AWD isn’t really necessary. Would definitely stay here again when in Estes Park.
We stopped here on our way in to Estes park and really enjoyed our stay. I wasn’t expecting much but the campground is beautiful, we were right on the lake and a walking trail. There was electric but no water, and not a ton of privacy. We will definitely be back!
We didn’t spend the night here but we did pull off into one of the sites to play in the creek for a while after driving on the trails. Nice campgrounds along the creek with a fire ring and grate. Probably best for high clearance vehicles, there are some water crossings and rocky roads. The start of the trail is very steep and narrow. no signal here
This is an awesome place to visit for the day or weekend! It’s only about 3 hours from the Dallas area and is very scenic. Lots of wildlife and fun trails to hike! The campground fills up quick so get there early.
I camped here in November and was not at all prepared for how cold it was at night. We arrived after dark and set up and went to sleep right away. The sites are pretty spread out but there were no restrooms, only porta pottys.
Haven’t been to Clarkco in years, but we used to have our family reunion here every year in October. The cabins were large and pretty nice. Always had lots and lots of fun here.
Wasn’t able to spend much time here, but camped in the atv area and had an ok time. The sites were close together so there was very little privacy but it was quiet for the most part. No restrooms that I saw but there was water and electric. The drive to the park is less than fun. We were only 3 hours away but drive felt way longer due to slow country roads and construction. I doubt we’ll be back just because of the drive, but if it’s nearby it’s pretty nice!
No access to drive to the actual site so I couldn’t use my RTT but it’s a short walk from where you park. Really nice park right on the lake, but it does get a bit crowded. We arrived on a Saturday around noon and took what seemed to be the last spot. Really nice, secluded campground for being so close to suburbs. Great for hammocking, kayaking, paddle boarding etc.