Stove Prairie Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Open: May - mid-October
Number of Sites: 5
About: Located 26 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado, on Colorado Highway 14, this campground is adjacent to the Cache La Poudre River. The area varies from dense forest to open meadow and is surrounded by steep mountains. There are nine sites including four walk-in tent sites. Facilities provided include restrooms and drinking water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Popular activities include fishing, white water rafting and hiking. Sites are available on a first-come first-serve basis outside the reservation season.
Fees: $17 single site. Fees are half-price when water is off. (2011)
Water: Drinking water available until 9/30
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
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 30 to 55 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 (Poudre Canyon) and travel 16 miles. The campground is located on the north side of the road.
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