St. Vrain State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 87
Number of Sites with Electric: 41
Number of Full Hookup Sites: 45
Ponds that are home to graceful Egrets, white Pelicans and tall Cormorants, invite vistors to observe and enjoy nature to the fullest. The Park has great new facillities, with more under construction, such as additional hiking trails and Blue Heron Reservoir opening in the near future.
St. Vrain State Park is a family-friendly destination for visitors seeking a peaceful and simple outdoor break. It’s easy to reach along I-25 between Denver and Ft. Collins at Highway 119 (exit 240).
Formerly named Barbour Ponds, this nature and people-friendly park offers 50 acres of land and 80 acres of water split among several ponds. It’s a great place for anglers, campers, photographers, birders, walkers and anyone who loves nature.
Since 2006, Colorado State Parks added amenities like modern camping facilities, trail additions and fishing piers, with many more improvements on the way.
There are 87 campsites located in 8 campgrounds, most sites are on or near the banks of the ponds. Sites 1-41 have electrical hookups with water nearby and a centrally-located dump station. Sites 42-87 have water, sewer, and electric at each site. All sites also include a grill, picnic table and concrete pad. Campgrounds are open year-round and often fill on the weekends.
The Barbour Ponds Camper Services building is centrally located in campsites 1-41. This building offers restrooms, pay showers, and a small meeting room. Campsites 42-87 are full service sites designed for motor homes and trailers. There are no restrooms available in the area at this time. Campers must drive or walk to the Barbour Ponds Camper Services building if they do not have a restroom in their camping unit.
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