RV Parks in Colorado State Parks

RV Parks in Colorado State Parks
Colorado has 42 state parks that offer campers a wide array of outdoor recreation that highlights the state's natural resources and geological features. Most state parks accommodate RV camping with plenty of amenities and facilities. In Colorado, you can expect to camp in sites with scenic water views, mountain views or ones with trails that lead to breathtaking waterfalls.

Rifle Falls State Park

Rifle Falls State Park features natural attractions such as triple waterfalls and limestone caves. Visitors can use the park's 13 RV sites and seven tent campsites situated along East Rifle Creek. Rifle Falls campground offers 30-amp electric hookups, picnic tables, water hydrants and fire rings.

Campers can hike the well-groomed hiking trail that connects the camp to the waterfalls. Rifles Falls is open year-round, allowing visitors to enjoy a variety of activities in any season. During the warmer months, hiking, biking and fishing are popular activities, and snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are popular activities in the winter.

Three hiking trails pass through the water and riparian area throughout the park. You can access the caves, the top of the falls and the creek by following the hiking trails. Use caution as sections of the trails can be steep and slippery.

Rifle Falls State Park

5775 Hwy. 325

Rifle, CO 81650



Trinidad Lake State Park

Trinidad Lake State Park offers two campgrounds with a total of 73 campsites. The South Shore Campground has 10 sites that feature surrounding mountain views and panoramic views of Trinidad Lake.

The Carpios Ridge Campground is up on a ridge with 63 campsites. Both campgrounds can accommodate RVs and tents. Camp amenities include water hydrants, 50-amp electrical service, full hookups at four campsites, picnic areas, laundry facilities, showers and restrooms.

Campers can enjoy water sports such as fishing and boating. Catch fish species such as rainbow and brown trout, walleye, largemouth bass, crappie, channel catfish and bluegill.

After fishing, take a walk and explore hiking trails throughout the park. Scenic and photographic opportunities at the Trinidad Lake State Park include cliffs, open vistas, forests, grasslands and ponds.

Trinidad Lake State Park

32610 Hwy. 12

Trinidad, CO 81082



Navajo State Park

Navajo's campgrounds feature 138 campsites that accommodate both tent and RV sites year-round. Cabin units are also available. Camp amenities include electric hookups, picnic areas, showers and restroom facilities. Some sites feature water views.

Thirty-nine RV sites at the Rosa Campground are equipped with full hookups. The other campgrounds are Carracas Campground, Tiffany Campground and Windsurf Beach and Arboles Point's Primitive Campsite.

Visitors can enjoy a wide array of activities in the park. Boating, fishing and hiking as well as cultural activities, campfire programs, geology hikes and cultural presentations are given at the park.

Boaters can cruise and explore the 15,000-acre Navajo Reservoir while fishing. Shoreline fishing is also allowed. Anglers can catch catfish, bass and crappie in the shallows while kokanee salmon and Northern pike are found in deep waters.

Navajo State Park

1526 County Rd 982

Arboles, CO 81121



Article Written By Rona Aquino

Rona Aquino began writing professionally in 2008. As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, she writes on topics of running, fitness and outdoor recreation for various publications. Aquino holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and English from the University of Maryland College Park.

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