Big Bend Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Adjacent to the Cache La Poudre River
Colorado

Campground Details

Open: May - December
Number of Sites: 6

About: This campground is located on a sagebrush and open conifer forest flat adjacent to the Cache La Poudre River. There are eight sites available including three walk-in tent sites. Facilities provided include a restroom and drinking water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Primary recreation opportunities in the area include fishing, hiking and wildlife viewing. There is a bighorn sheep viewing station along the entrance road to the campground.

Fees: $13. Fees are half-price when water is off (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Drinking water available until 9/30

Restrooms: Vault Toilets

Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight 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 11 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Colorado Highway 14 and travel approximately 39 miles to the campground.
 

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