Camping Colorado Guide Book

by Melinda Crow (Falcon Guides)
Camping Colorado  by Melinda Crow

286pp/photos/maps/charts
ISBN: 1585921017

This comprehensive guidebook gives detailed descriptions of more than 400 campgrounds in colorful Colorado. The listings include campsites managed by national, state, city, and county parks; the Forest Service; the BLM; and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Easy-to-use maps and charts will simplify your search for the perfect campground. You'll also find vital information on camp locations, fees and reservations, facilities and hookups, recreational activities, weather and geography, and local attractions.

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Trails from the "Camping Colorado" Guide Book
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... Preview: Aspen is perhaps the most famous Colorado resort town. It has become a winter and summer playground for the wealthy. The airport here bears testament to that fact with its rows of private jets. Why As ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Aspen, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Step back in time as you pan for gold in this area. These days, the prime search for gold, in the sister cities of Black Hawk and Central City, takes place at the slot machines. Gambling, including bl ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Black Hawk, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: South-central Colorado is an outdoor playground that plays host to thousands of families every year. More than 150,000 people float the Arkansas River each year. Almost any place you choose to stay in ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Buena Vista, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Castle Rock is really a southern suburb of Denver, but the area merits its own section in the book because it offers such a diversity of camping choices, most of which are not easily accessible from t ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Deckers, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The Springs, as this town is affectionately called, sprawls along the side of the Rockies at an elevation of 5,900 feet. It feels much higher. Snowcapped Pikes Peak casts an ominous shadow across this ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Colorado Springs, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The beauty of the Colorado State Forest is often overlooked because of its more popular neighbor, Rocky Mountain National Park. Yet the scenery here is almost as stunning and the wildlife almost as pl ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Gould, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Cortez is the gateway to this corner of the state. All major roads from the south and west pass through here. Like much of the western edge of Colorado, the area surrounding Cortez is a blend of green ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Cortez, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: If you’re looking for some green space and a wide range of outdoor activities to mix with your metro vacation, the best places to camp are at the two state parks on the southern edge of the city. Chat ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Denver, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The landscape of the far northwestern corner of the state is not what comes to mind when most people think about Colorado. The terrain consists of dry rolling hills crumbled by the ages and broken by ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Craig, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Durango owes its origin to industry, namely smelting the ore brought down the Las Animas River valley from Ouray. Though tourism is now the main source of revenue in the area, the town still carries a ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Durango, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The town of Estes Park and its backyard playground, Rocky Mountain National Park, draw hundreds of thousands of travelers each year. Fortunately the facilities are equipped to handle the crowds. The b ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Estes Park, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Huddled beneath the 13,000- to 14,000-foot Mosquito Range at the edge of a vast parkland, the town of Fairplay stands in contrast to many other former mining towns in the state: It is quiet and unders ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Fairplay, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Activities in and around the valley include fishing, rafting, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and four-wheel driving. Or you can just stretch out in a lounge chair and watch the riv ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Fort Collins, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Want to fish a high-mountain lake, bike to Vail, and shop factory outlets all in the same trip without ever leaving the pavement? Dillon Reservoir is the place. The lake is beautiful and clear, reflec ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Dillon, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Like other cities in the northwestern part of the state, Glenwood Springs offers a diversity of recreation and scenery that is difficult to believe, much less surpass. Stretching along the Colorado Ri ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Glenwood Springs, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Busy and popular are the best words to describe this area on the western edge of Rocky Mountain National Park, and for good reason. The list of recreational activities available here is long and inclu ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Granby, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The town of Grand Junction sprawls in an oasis along the Colorado River. Beyond the green boundaries lies a no-man’s land of stark cliffs and mesas, into which intrude, here and there, the pine and as ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Grand Junction, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The name says just about everything you need to know. Think “grand” in terms of height. The mesa towers over the surrounding area at more than 10,000 feet. Cross-country and downhill skiing, as well a ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Collbran, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Like neighboring Montrose, Gunnison is not quite what most people expect, but it has something for everyone. Sandwiched between the harsh red cliffs at Curecanti and the fantastic mountain peaks surro ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Gunnison, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Though most people familiar with Colorado have heard of Winter Park, the mention of Idaho Springs often brings puzzled looks. Nestled among the mountains along Interstate 70, west of Denver, Idaho Spr ... From the guidebook "Camping Colorado"
Idaho Springs, CO - Campgrounds - Trail Length:

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