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Colorado RV & Tent Camping

Camping, fishing, and picnicking are available in most of Colorado’s state parks; however, if it is camping you want then it is recommended that you make a reservation (800-678-2267) to secure your spot.

Colorado Springs Camp
Sites

About a 10 minute drive from downtown is the no-frills, Garden of the Gods Campground (800-248-9451) where you will find great views of Pike’s Peak. The campground is set up for RVs, camper cabins, and tent sites and has hook-ups, internet access, and phone lines.

For a campground that offers more than the basics, reserve your spot at the KOA Colorado Springs South (800-562-8609). The KOA has 300 RV sites and is convenient to the Pike’s Peak International Raceway.

The campground offers organized events and meals, phone lines, laundry services, an outdoor pool, a whirl pool, miniature golf, and wireless internet service.

 

 

Cortez Camp Sites

For primitive campsites, check out the Ute Mountain Park (800-847-5485). This 125,000 acre park offers guided tours—walking as well as driving-- (no self guided tours allowed) beginning at the visitor’s center, areas for exploration and summertime backpacking trips. There is not a grocery store on the premise, so be sure to have plenty of food supplies, the visitor’s center does have soda and bottled water.

Denver Camp Sites

At the Deluxe RV Park (303-425-0452) you will find a wide selection of campsites. Most sites have full hook-ups. There is an abundance of grass and trees with tent sites interspersed throughout. Also available are showers, phones, a pool, laundry services, a store, a playground, a game room, and a convenience store. The park also has occasional group activities like cook-outs and ice cream socials.

Estes Park Camp Sites

At Mary’s Lake Campground there are campsites for tents to 40 foot RVs and anything in between. While here, you can go shore fishing at the lake, and stream fishing at nearby Rock Mountain National Park. The campground facilities include bathhouses, laundry, dump stations, a playground, a basketball court, a heated swimming pool, a game room and a store.

Leadville Camp Sites

The Sugar Loafin’ Campground (719-486-1031) is just 3 ˝ miles northwest of downtown Leadville. It affords a fantastic view of the mountains and is only minutes from a public golf course. There are tent and full hook-up RV sites along with bathhouse, a playground, a recreation room, laundry, phones and a general store.

Glenwood Springs Camp Sites

At Rock Gardens Camper Park (970-945-6737), you will find RV sites with electric and water hook-ups, and tent sites. Located on the banks of the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, Rock Gardens is the perfect place to set up a base camp for days spent exploring. The Glenwood Canyon Recreational Trail passes the campground and the White River National Forest’s trails are easily accessible. Also available are rental bikes, rafts and inflatable kayaks. Facilities include hot showers in the clean bath houses and a store which sells groceries, firewood and ice.

Gunnison Camping

The Mesa Campground (800-482-8384) is designed primarily for RVs, but tents are welcomed. It is a great place to stay while visiting fishing spots, hunting grounds or touring the town. The camp has a bathhouse, hot water, laundry, gas pumps, and a store which carries propane and a limited selection of groceries and RV supplies.


Last camp site in Glenwood Springs

Photo Credits: RV in Snow by Surrealis ; Tent Camp Site by Beneat hB1ue Skies ; Family by Tim Wilson ; River by Myler Dude ; Glenwood Springs Camp site by Cog Dog