Go Camping By Boulder, CO

Posted by Greg Smith on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 8:55am.

Boulder County in Colorado is within easy driving distance of Denver and contains the city of Boulder in addition to several small towns, with the Rocky Mountains as the backdrop. The area is well known as a Mecca for outdoor lovers because of the kind of adventure it presents. You might wish to take advantage of camping to completely take pleasure in the attractiveness of your environment. You can choose to stay at campgrounds that come with an array of amenities or opt to reside in the more primitive areas within the state parks.

There are a few commercial campgrounds which are dispersed around the county and consist mostly of parks for motorhomes as well as camping tent sites. For instance, Countrywood Inn and RV Park in Longmont features 20 sites with water, sewer and electric hookups along with amenities such as cable television as well as Wireless Internet. Skylark Mobile Home and RV Park in Lafayette is fifteen minutes from Boulder and has ninety-six full hookup areas. Normally it takes huge RVs, but lacks bathrooms.

The county features camping facilities at the local fairground so campers can remain on the site if gatherings are held. The fairground features 100 sites, though you must be aware that amenities including water, toilets and showers usually are not accessible between November and February. The fairground itself is open all year for camping and visitors can stay as much as a maximum of fourteen days in any one year. For group meetings, you could rent rooms as well as public address equipment and you may additionally rent a kitchen area, and that is totally equipped.

The Boulder Ranger District, an area of more than 100,000 acres west of Boulder, is handled by the US Forest Service. The district is located on the boundaries of the Rocky Mountain National Park and seven campgrounds are available between the month of May and October. Recreational vehicles are permitted and five of the camping grounds provide a total of 260 sites. There are not any amenities for hook ups or bath areas. You may select constrained backcountry camping but you may not stay on one site for longer than 14 days consecutively, or at the park for a total of greater than four weeks in a time period of 60 days. At the Rocky Mountain National Park, you can select from various campgrounds including one that is for groups. There are no hook ups for sewers, water or electricity. The sites are accessible all year long, though you need to note that the park closes the water supply during the winter.

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1 Response to "Go Camping By Boulder, CO"

Chad Young wrote: I used to live by Boulder and the camping around the area is the most picturesque of anywhere I've ever been. I'm now a Californian and there are some great camping areas out here however the crowds are so large you have to book months in advance. I highly recommend camping in Colorado if you ever get out there. Great article!

Posted on Sunday, August 12th, 2012 at 6:32pm.

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