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Almont Campground
Almont, Colorado
Gunnison National Forest

Cost: $10.00
Description
1 mi SW of Almont on SR 135. $10 during 5/15-10/15; free off-season but no wtr or services. 14-day limit). 10 sites; 28-ft RV limit. Tbls toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Fishing, mountain biking, kayaking. Non-campers pay $4 day use fee. Sites typically used for short terms of 1-5 days. Within walking distance of Almont Gorge, where East River & Taylor River join to form the Gunnison River.
Cold Spring Campground
Almont, Colorado
Gunnison National Forest

Cost: $10.00
Description
16.1 mi NE of Almont on FR 742 (Taylor River Rd). MD-10/30; 14-day limit. $10. 5/15-9/30; 16-day limit. 6 sites (RVs under 16 ft). 2 acres. Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, no drkg wtr. Fishing, rafting, kayaking in Taylor River; picnicking; hiking; horseback riding. Elev 9000 ft. Non-campers pay $4 day use fee. Concessionaire-operated.
Big Thompson Campground, Carter Lake Recreation Ar
Berthoud, Colorado
Larimer County Department of Natural Resources

Cost: $15.00
Description
From Berthoud, about 3 mi W on SR 56; at foothills, rd curves sharply to the right (N) for qtr mi, then left (W) on CR 8E for 3 mi to service station to get permits (During 4/1-10/30, campers without reservations check in at county natural resources office, 1800 S. CR 31, 2 mi N of Carter Lake). From south entry check-in station, follow CR 8E W to jct with CR 31 about halfway up hill, then right on CR 31 along E side of lake to second campground on lake’s NE shore. 8 pull-through non-elec sites, $15; 48-ft RV limit. All year; 14-day limit in 30-day period. Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Dump station at south entrance. $7 per vehicle permit (or annual county parks pass) required in addition to camping fee. 1,100-acre reservoir. GPS for campground. -Don Wright, Guide to Western County & City Parks
Carter Knolls Campground, Carter Lake Recreation A
Berthoud, Colorado
Larimer County Department of Natural Resources

Cost: $15.00
Description
From Berthoud, about 3 mi W on SR 56; at foothills, rd curves sharply to the right (N) for qtr mi, then left (W) on CR 8E for 3 mi to service station to get permits (During 4/1-10/30, campers without reservations check in at county natural resources office, 1800 S. CR 31, 2 mi N of Carter Lake). From south entry check-in station, follow CR 8E W to jct with CR 31 about halfway up hill, then right on CR 31 along E side of lake to campground on lake’s E shore. $15 at 7 non-elec sites (5 pull-through, 20-ft RV limit except at one oversize site; 2 walk-in tents sites). All year; 14-day limit in 30-day period. Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Dump station at south entrance. $7 per vehicle permit (or annual county parks pass) required in addition to camping fee. 1,100-acre reservoir. GPS for campground. -Don Wright, Guide to Western County & City Parks
Brush City Memorial Park
Brush, Colorado


Cost: $0.00
Description
From jct with US 34, qtr mi S on Cameron St; right on Ellsworth, then left on Jordan Pl. Free first night, $20 thereafter. 66 sites, 12 with 30-amp elec/wtr; 35-ft RV limit. 4/1-10/15. Flush toilets, showers, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, dump, playground. Swimming pool. Railroad tracks nearby. -Don Wright, Guide to Western County & City Parks
Kit Carson County Fairgrounds
Burlington, Colorado


Cost: $10.00
Description
From US 24 through town, N on 14th St to Webster; 1 block left (W), then right over RR tracks. $10 at gravel lot with elec. Flush toilets, showers, drkg wtr. 719-346-0111. -Don Wright, Guide to Western County & City Parks
Loudy Simpson Park
Craig, Colorado
Moffat County Parks

Cost: $10.00
Description
From US 40 in downtown Craig, 1 mi S on S. Ranney St to park at shore of Yampa River. $10 at 3 sites without hookups. 5/1-9/30. Tbls, flush toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, showers, dump, playground. Canoe launch, softball complex, ice arena, soccer fields, mud pit, horseshoe pits, 9-hole disc golf course, hiking trails, fishing. 970-276-2061.
Moffat County Fairground
Craig, Colorado


Cost: $15.00
Description
From jct with SR 789 near downtown Craig, about 1 mi E on US 40 (E. Victory Way); S into fairgrounds. $15 at 40 elec/wtr RV sites; no tents. 5/1-9/30. Flush toilets, drkg wtr, showers, dump. 970-824-5708.
La Plata County Fairgrounds
Durango, Colorado


Cost: $11.00
Description
From jct with US 160, N on US 550 (Main Ave) to W. 26th St; fairgrounds on right. $11 at elec sites, $16.50 elec/wtr. All year. Tbls, flush toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, showers, WiFi. 970-382-6468. -Don Wright, Guide to County & City Parks
Riverside RV Park
Fort Morgan, Colorado
Fort Morgan Parks Department

Cost: $0.00
Description
From jct with US 34 in Fort Morgan, about 0.5 mi N on SR 52, under I-76 to park, on the right; at S shore of South Platte River. 10-12 free sites. 3-5 night limit. Tbl, flush toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Showers at pool when it’s open & rec dept at 528 5th St ($1.50), free low-amp elec. Swimming pool, ball fields, disc golf, in-line skating rink, volleyball courts, basketball. Nearby dump at Conoco Outpost on Barlow Rd. Don Wright - Guide to Western County & City Parks
Dry Gulch Campground
Gunnison, Colorado
Curecanti National Recreation Area

Cost: $12.00
Description
17 mi W of Gunnison on US 50, then right (N) for qtr mi on Rd 723D; at N shore of Blue Mesa Lake. $12 ($6 with federal senior pass). All year; 14-day limit. 9 sites; RV limit about 24 ft. Tbls, campfire grill areas, toilets, drkg wtr. Burn driftwood only. Drkg wtr during winter available at Elk Creek picnic area. Area may be closed by snow or freezing temperatures. Blue Mesa Lake boat fees $4 for 2 days; $10, two weeks; $30 annual. Boating, fishing. - Don Wright
Elk Creek Campground
Gunnison, Colorado
Curecanti National Recreation Area

Cost: $15.00
Description
16 mi W of Gunnison on US 50, then S on access rd; at N shore of Blue Mesa Lake. $15 at 40 non-elec RV/tent sites ($18 at 27 elec sites). All year, depending on weather (heavy snowfalls generally close the campground from Dec to March); 14-day limit. No RV size limit). Flush toilets, drkg wtr, dump, campfire grill areas, hot showers, dump, amphitheater, shelters. No wtr or flush toilets in winter (fees reduced to $12). Boating (rentals, ramp, dock), picnicking, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, windsurfing. In winter, snowmobiling, snowshoeing. Elev 7480 ft. Evening ranger programs. Sites usually accessible all year. During winter, wtr available at picnic area.
Antereo Reservoir
Hartsel, Colorado


Cost: $0.00
Description
A "free" campground at close to 9,000 feet on a Denver Water Supply Reservoir on US-24 between Hartsel and US-285/US-24 junction. Southern entrance near MM-234 on US-24. North entrance at MM-235 is for day use only. No trees; pit toilets. Serviced trash barrels. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring/grill. No water or electric. 14-day maximum stay. No ATV M/C use. Cannot leave boat in water overnight. Excellent fishing. Easy parking for any size unit. Dogs must be on a leash. Scenery is of the barren desert variety. Super quiet. Common mid-day wind.
Delta County Fairgrounds Park
Hotchkiss, Colorado


Cost: $6.00
Description
From just E of downtown Hotchkiss at SR 92, S on 4th St to fairgrounds; at North Fork Gunnison River. $6 donation requested at 15 elec/wtr RV sites. All year. Showers($2) Apr-Oct; flush toilets, drkg wtr. 970-234-3971. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Elbert County Fairgrounds
Kiowa, Colorado
Elbert County Public Works Department

Cost: $10.00
Description
From SR 86 in downtown Kiowa, N on Ute Ave to fairgrounds. $10 at 30 sites without hookups, $20 at 32 RV sites with 30-amp elec/wtr. Tbls, flush toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, coin laundry, showers, dump ($20 per use). 303-621-3152. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Wupperman Campground
Lake City, Colorado
Hinsdale County Park

Cost: $15.00
Description
From SR 149 about 2 mi SE of Lake City, 1 mi S on CR 30; veer left at split with CR 33 to park on E side of county-owned Lake San Cristobal. $15 at 31 sites without hookups. Pit toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, tbls, dump ($10) for campers only. Fishing, boating(l). 970-944-2225. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Deer Lakes Campground
Lake City, Colorado
Gunnison National Forest

Cost: $12.00
Description
9 mi SE of Lake City on SR 149; 3 mi NE on FR 788. $12. About 5/23-9/15; 16-day limit. Free off-season, but no wtr or trash service. 12 sites (30-ft RV limit). Tbls, 2 pit toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Fishing, hiking. Elev 10,900 ft; 5 acres. Non-campers pay $4 day use fee. Concessionaire-operated. Don Wright, Guide to Free & Low-Cost Campgrounds
Slumgullion Campground
Lake City, Colorado
Gunnison National Forest

Cost: $10.00
Description
9 mi SE of Lake City on SR 149; NE on FR 788. $10 during about 5/15-10/15; free 10/15-12/1. 14-day limit. 21 sites (40-ft RV limit). Tbls, 2 pit toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Hiking trails, biking trails. Elev 11,500 ft; 7 acres. Non-campers pay $3 day use fee. -Don Wright, Guide to Free & Low-Cost Campgrounds
Spruce Campground
Lake City, Colorado
Gunnison National Forest

Cost: $0.00
Description
9 mi SE of Lake City on SR 149; 8 mi NE on FR 788. Free, but maintained by donations. 5/1-10/31; 14-day limit. Open in fall through hunting season. 9 sites (22-ft RV limit). Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Fishing (Cebolla Creek), hiking trails.
Williams Creek Campground
Lake City, Colorado
Gunnison National Forest

Cost: $14.00
Description
2 mi S of Lake City on SR 149; 6 mi SW on FR 907. $14 ($7 with federal senior pass); at Lake Fork of Gunnison River. 5/15-10/15; 16-day limit. 23 sites; 40-ft RV limit. Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr. Fishing. Elev 9200 ft; 10 acres. Non-campers pay $4 day use fee.
Boulder County Fairground Camp
Longmont, Colorado


Cost: $15.00
Description
From jct with US 287, W on SR 119 (Ken Pratt Blvd); at curve, bear right on Nelson Rd to fairground. $15 without hookups; $20 elec or wtr hookup; $25 elec/wtr; no tents. All year; 14-day limit. Flush toilets, showers, drkg wtr, showers, dump($5); no wtr services Nov-Feb. Only open space property in town allowing camping. Reservations 303-682-6762 during Apr-Oct; off-season 303-678-6235. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Flatiron Campground, Flatiron Reservoir Recreation
Loveland, Colorado
Larimer County Department of Natural Resources

Cost: $15.00
Description
From jct with US 287 in Loveland, about 6 mi W on US 34 to just past milepost 85 at “Carter Lake” sign; left (S) for 2 mi on CR 29; 2 mi W on CR 18E & follow signs left (S) to park entrance to pick up camping permit. (During 4/1-10/30, campers without reservations check in at county natural resources office, 1800 S. CR 31, 2 mi N of Carter Lake). Return to CR 18E, turning left (W) for 0.5 mi to campground. $15 at non-elec RV/tent sites & 3 walk-to tent sites; $25 at 32 elec sites during 4/1-9/30 ($15 off-season); 60-ft RV limit; 29 pull-through. All year; 14-day limit in 30-day period. Flush toilets, tbls, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, dump. Fishing pier, horseshoes, boating. Elev 5,470 ft. 970-679-4570. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Pinewood Campground, Pinewood Recreation Area
Loveland, Colorado
Larimer County Department of Natural Resources

Cost: $15.00
Description
From jct with US 287 in Loveland, about 6 mi W on US 34 to just past milepost at “Carter Lake” sign; left (S) for 2 mi on CR 29; 2 mi W on CR 18E & follow signs left (S) to park entrance station to pick up camping permit. (During 4/1-10/30, campers without reservations check in at county natural resources office, 1800 S. CR 31, 2 mi N of Carter Lake). Return N to CR 18E, turning left for 4.5 mi to campground at E shore of Pinewood Lake. $15 at 18 non-elec sites, most small; 35-ft RV limit; 6 tent sites. $7 entry permit (or annual county parks pass) required in addition to camping fee. All year; 14-day limit in 30-day period. Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, dump. Boating(l), fishing, hiking. 327-acre park at 100-acre lake. Elev 6,580 ft. Renovations of campground to begin in fall of 2014, expected completion in spring of 2015. 970-679-4570. -Don Wright
Campground RV Park
Meeker, Colorado
Meeker Town Park

Cost: $15.00
Description
From SR 13 at S side of Meeker, 1 block S on 4th St to park at N shore of White River. $15 at 9 sites (3 with elec). Tbls, playground, flush toilets, drkg wtr, campfire grill areas. Camping permits self-serve from vending machine. 15-day limit. RV camping only on non-grass areas; tent camping on grass. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Iron Springs Campground
Montrose, Colorado
Uncompahgre National Forest

Cost: $0.00
Description
24 mi SW of Montrose on SR 90. MD-11/15;16-day limit. Free. MD-LD; 14-day limit 10 sites (RVs under 33 ft). 4 acres. Tbls, toilets, campfire grill areas, no drkg wtr. Picnicking. Elev 9500 ft. Picnicking, hiking. -Don Wright, Guide to Free & Low-Cost Campgrounds
Chaffee County Fairgrounds
Poncha Springs, Colorado


Cost: $15.00
Description
From jct with US 285 in Poncha Springs, 1 mi E on US 50; N on CR 127, then left on CR 120 into fairgrounds. $15 at RV sites with 30-amp elec, $20 for 50-amp; tents $5. 24 RV sites. All year. Flush toilets, showers, drkg wtr, dump. 719-539-6151. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Rangely Camper Park
Rangely, Colorado
Municipal Campground

Cost: $15.00
Description
From SR 64 just E of downtown Rangely, 5 blocks N on Nicholas Ave into park; at shore of White River. $15 without hookups, $20 elec. 26 total sites. All year. Tbls, flush toilets, showers, campfire grill areas, drkg wtr, dump, playground. Horseshoes pits, sand volleyball. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Rifle Mountain Park
Rifle, Colorado
Rifle Parks & Recreation Department

Cost: $12.00
Description
Follow SR 13 (Railroad Ave) N through town; right on Hwy 325 toward Rifle Creek golf course & Rifle Gap Reservoir; cross dam & continue on Hwy 325 to Rifle Falls hatchery; rd becomes gravel & park entrance is about 2,000 feet farther. $12 at 30 sites without hookups ($7 with annual entry pass). 14-day limit. Park is famous for its rock climbing, with more than 250 bolted routes. Hiking trails, climbing routes, horseshoe pits. $5 day use pass ($40 annual non-residents). 970-665-6460. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
Logan County Fairgrounds
Sterling, Colorado


Cost: $15.00
Description
From jct with US 6, 0.5 mi W on SR 4; about 10 blocks N on N. 3rd Ave; left on Elm St, then N on Pawnee Ave to fairgrounds. $15 at elec/wtr sites. Flush toilets, drkg wtr. -Don Wright, Camping America's Guide to Western County & City Parks
 
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