Ronda C.


Erie , CO

Joined April 2020

Making my way in this world on two feet, two wheels and four wheels often accompanied by four legged “furriends”.

Camping on a National Park

This was a great base camp while staying inside RMNP. It’s crowded with lots of visitors of course! I noticed that most of the sites had a nice separation even with the amount of campsites the park had. And staying within the park gives you the opportunity to hit the trails early or later before or after the daily visitors. They have done some improvements on the facilities adding or upgrading restrooms and adding bear boxes to some of the campsites.

A nice home base for the Mt Princeton, Buena Vista and Salida area

We attended and stayed here for a off road group event in September and was perfect for our large group. The meadow campground area has sites right on the creek! We returned later in the fall to take in the scenery and had a nice spot on the creek. The facilities are very clean and the staff is friendly. Added bonus… it’s close to Mt. Princeton Hot Springs!! Camping and hot springs….ahhhhh.

One of my favorites for local camping

This is a very popular Colorado State Park and campground for alot of reasons! The park has campsites for all sizes, shapes and styles of campers, trailers, tents and has cabins and yurts to rent as well. I like loop B for the pull throughs and nice spacing between sites. Loop D is a favorite as well , it’s close to the restrooms with showers and laundry. The park fills up quickly over the summer weekends ( reservations required) but I check for cancellations … you never know or try for weekdays if you can.

St Vrain State Park

This state park is right on the outskirts of the suburbs near Denver. The park has nice trees in most of the loops and fishing ponds scattered around the grounds. Check the map of the campground and choose a spot far from the Interstate highway, it’s closer than you think!