Mountain Park Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: May 27 - late September
Number of Sites: 56

About: This campground is adjacent to Colorado Highway 14 and the Cache La Poudre River 40 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado. The area varies from dense forest to open meadow and is surrounded by steep mountains. Facilities provided include restrooms, water, pay showers, horseshoe pits and a playground area. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. Electrical hook-ups are available in sites 1-32. The remaining 22 sites do not have electricity. Popular activities include fishing, white water rafting, hiking, volleyball, and basketball. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis outside the reservation season.

Fees: $18 single non-electric site; $23 single electric site; $36 double non-electric site; $46 double electric site. (A $5 fee for electrical service is included in the price for electrical sites and is not subject to discounts.) Fees are half-price when water is off. (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Drinking water available until 9/30

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Double sites will accommodate more people. Tents must fit on the pads provided. RVs, trailers or other vehicles must fit on the parking spur because driving or parking off road is not permitted. The parking length ranges from 35 to 45 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Colorado Highway 14 and proceed approximately 23 miles.

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