Campgrounds in Glenwood Springs, CO

Campgrounds in Glenwood Springs, CO
Located on I-70 just to the west of stunningly picturesque Glenwood Canyon, and serving as the gateway to Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley, Glenwood Springs is a popular vacation spot in its own right. The Colorado River, which cut the gorge of Glenwood Canyon, offers excellent whitewater rafting, and hiking, rock climbing, ice climbing, and camping are all just outside the city limits. Glenwood has several camping spots, especially in the White River National Forest.
 

Ami's Acres Campground

Ami's Acres Campground, on the north side of I-70, is a combination RV park and tent-camping area. Depending on weather, they are open from March 15 to November 15. The 14 tent sites overlook the Colorado River. Bathrooms, laundry facilities, and showers are available on site. Ami's also offers cabin rentals.

Ami's Acres Campground
50235 Highway 6
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-5340‎

 
 

Glennwood Canyon Resort

Glenwood Canyon Resort is on the south side of I-70 on the east side of Glenwood Springs. In addition to the cabins and RV sites, the Resort has riverside tent sites which offer fishing, kayaking, and rafting right from your tent. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit, and tent campers also have access to the bathrooms, showers, and laundry facilities, as well as to the game rooms with video games. A convenience store is right on the grounds, and they also have free Wi-Fi.

Glenwood Canyon Resort
1308 County Road 129
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-9736
(970) 945-6737
glenwoodcanyonresort.com

Coffee Pot Spring Campground

Coffee Pot Spring Campground is for those looking for a more backcountry-type camping experience. This site is in the White River National Forest, northeast of Glenwood Springs, at an elevation of 10,100 feet. There are 10 campsites, each of which has a picnic table and fire pit. The sites can accommodate small RVs. There are no showers, but there is a pit toilet. Six of the sites are partially open, while the rest are in shaded areas. The Broken Rib Trail is close to the campground.

Coffee Pot Spring Campground
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
fs.fed.us/r2/whiteriver/recreation/campgrounds/eaglecg/coffeepotspringcg/index.shtml

 

Article Written By Candace Horgan

Candace Horgan has worked as a freelance journalist for more than 12 years. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including the "Denver Post" and "Mix." Horgan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and history.

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