Arapaho Bay Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Due to the beetle infestation and removal of hazard trees, there is little or no shade in the campground. Located in north central Colorado. Campground is adjacent to Granby Lake. Typical Rocky Mountain afternoon thunderstorm weather pattern. Restroom facilities and payphone are provided. Sites may be available on a first come - first served basis outside the reservation season. The Arapaho Bay boat ramp will be open when the Roaring Fork Loop is open during 2010. The boat ramps at Hilltop and Willow Creek Reservoir are closed. Hand powered boats such as canoes, kayaks and row boats will be allowed to launch and retrieve at those sites.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Hiking Trail
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Tables
  • Potable Water
  • Refuse Containers
  • Tent Pad
  • Vault Toilet
  • Water Hydrant

Fees

Walk In Season
Jun 11 2010 -
Jun 17 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00-$36.00
RV NONELECTRIC $18.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Peak Season
Jun 18 2010 -
Sep 05 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00-$36.00
RV NONELECTRIC $18.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Walk In Season
Sep 06 2010 -
Oct 23 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00-$36.00
RV NONELECTRIC $18.00
MANAGEMENT N/A

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance. 2 night minimum on weekends. 3 night minimum holiday stay. There are no electricity/water/sewer site hook-ups at this campground. All equipment must fit on the site pad. Vehicles park in developed areas only. Campers must have an ARNA pass before camping. Available at vending machines and Forest Service. Passes can be purchased on site and are one day ($5), three day($10), week($15) or annual ($30). Golden Eagle, Age, and Access passports are valid for admission. For more information, call (970)887-4100. Be prepared for thunderstorms and showers in the afternoons. 14 day stay limit within 60 day period. This campground has first-come, first-served sites.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Arapaho Bay
Campground Phone: 970-887-4100
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Boulder, CO
970-887-4100

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More About Arapaho Bay Campground

Arapaho Bay is a campground located in Boulder, 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 -105.7561 latitude, and -105.7561 longitude into your GPS device.

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