Northeast Colorado RV Camping Grounds

Northeast Colorado RV Camping Grounds
Northeast Colorado is a land of vast rolling plains and grasslands characterized by small agricultural towns, modest man-made reservoirs and the broad expanse of the Pawnee National Grasslands. You'll find full a variety of camping options and fresh air and starlight.
 

Types

Northeast Colorado offers RV campers a variety of camping opportunities. You can set up a dry camp in the small campground in the Pawnee National Grassland or go with full hookups at a facility like the Shady Grove Wi-Fi Campground in Siebert. Colorado's state parks offer a middle-ground experience.

 
 

Area

Northeastern Colorado is bounded by Wyoming on the north, Kansas and Nebraska on the east, I-70 on the south and I-25 on the west. While you might catch glimpses of the Rocky Mountains in the distance, campgrounds on Colorado's Great Plains are best characterized by wide-open spaces.

Activities

Several state parks offer camping facilities with hookups on the shores of lakes and reservoirs. North Sterling State Park attracts hunters, fishermen, boaters and anyone who wants to enjoy a day on the water. Jackson Lake State Park, near Ft. Morgan on I-76, is a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts, including birders, cyclists, fishing folk and boaters.

Reservations

The state parks in northeastern Colorado are very popular with campers, especially during weekends, and it's a good idea to reserve your space in advance. Call the Colorado State Parks Reservation Office at 800-678-2267.

Climate Considerations in Northeastern Colorado

The climate in northeast Colorado can be challenging for campers, especially in winter, when snow flies and winds howl across the plains. Summer storms bring their own special traits, including the occasional hail storm or tornado. Spring and fall, however, are beautiful on the Colorado plains.

 

Article Written By Colleen Morrison

Colleen Morrison has been writing professionally for two decades. She holds an M.A. from the University of Wyoming and a Ph.D. in history from Arizona State University. She ghostwrites articles, blogs and Web content for her clients. Articles under her name appear at M&M, eHow, Golflink and other sites.

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