Colorado Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Located approximately 6 miles north of the town of Woodland Park, Colorado. Campground is situated in a ponderosa pine forest area, at an elevation of 8,000 feet. Wild birds of all sorts may be seen in the campground during the summer. This family oriented campground has a short connecting trail to Manitou Lake, a five-acre reservoir well known for its excellent trout fishing. There are large open areas within the campground ideal for ball games of all types. The Manitou Experimental Forest abuts the campground providing acres of undeveloped land for hiking. Roads within the campground are paved although the parking spurs are gravel.. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring. Drinking water may be found throughout the campground. Vault toilets and dumpsters are provided. Popular activities outsdide the campground include the Centennial Bike Trail and Rainbow Falls ATV and mountain biking area.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bike Trail
  • Comfort Station
  • Family Campground
  • Firewood
  • Hiking Trail
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paved Roads
  • Shady


Peak Season
May 27 2010 -
Oct 06 2010
Peak Season
May 22 2011 -
Sep 10 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum holiday weekend stay. A $5 extra vehicle fee will be charged for the 3rd vehicle. Afternoon thunderstorms are common, take adequate precautions for lightning with these storms. All vehicles must be able to fit onto the parking spur without impeding traffic along the campground roadways. Motorhomes towing a vehicle are considered one vehicle. No horses allowed. This campground has first-come, first-served sites. Limited water available - no water hookups Maximum 8 persons per site (except for group campgrounds) Quiet Hours 10 pm to 6 am Check in : 2 pm checkout is 12 pm REGARDLESS OF THE LENGTH OF THE PARKING SPUR, THERE MAY BE ONLY ONE RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PER SINGLE CAMP SITE. DOUBLE SITES MAY HAVE TWO RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. RECREATIONAL VEHICLES ARE TRAILERS, CLASS B MOTORHOMES, CLASS C MOTORHOMES, AND CLASS A MOTORHOMES.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Colorado
Campground Phone: 719-636-1602
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Colorado Springs (near Black Forest), CO
Phone: 719-636-1602

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More About Colorado Campground

Colorado is a campground located in Black Forest, Colorado. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -105.0933 latitude, and -105.0933 longitude into your GPS device.

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