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Campground and Campsite listings closest to Nathrop, Colorado

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Free CampsiteBrowns Canyon WSA - Nathrop, Colorado

3 votes, average: 1.33 out of 53 votes, average: 1.33 out of 53 votes, average: 1.33 out of 53 votes, average: 1.33 out of 53 votes, average: 1.33 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing

Free Dispersed camping in the Bureau of Land Management Royal Gorge District. First come -> First Camped. Reservations not accepted. This is a high elevation location.

6
miles

Free CampsiteEast Castle Rock - Hartsel, Colorado

2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5 Tent CampingBikingHikingRock ClimbingWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water

Less than 5 campsites along a tiny stream. Fire pits designate them. No bathrooms so bring a shovel. Lots of happy mountain cows. Across the stream are incredible rock formations. …

7
miles

Free CampsiteHecla Junction BLM - Salida, Colorado

4 votes, average: 3.50 out of 54 votes, average: 3.50 out of 54 votes, average: 3.50 out of 54 votes, average: 3.50 out of 54 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5 BoatingWildlife ViewingNear Water

Stunningly scenic 14 Day BLM free camping down the road from an Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area campground. No facilities. Pure boondocking. If you need something, you'd have better brought it …

10
miles

Free CampsiteMt. Antero Meadows - Nathrop, Colorado

3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife Viewing

Large tract of forest land open to dispersed camping. Once you enter forest land there are some camping sites in the pine trees. If you keep going in …

11
miles

Free CampsiteBrown's Creek - Nathrop, Colorado

12 votes, average: 3.25 out of 512 votes, average: 3.25 out of 512 votes, average: 3.25 out of 512 votes, average: 3.25 out of 512 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5 HikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingFire RingNear WaterRestrooms

National Forest Dispersed Camping along Forest Road 272 several sites along road between entrance and Browns Creek Trail Head. You can stay 14 days out of 30. Fires in fires …

11
miles

Free CampsiteDorman's Delight - Buena Vista, Colorado

9 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 59 votes, average: 3.89 out of 5 OHV

This is a great campsite to explore Buena Vista and the surrounding area. This is a good base camp for 4x4 adventures. Ok for smaller trailers with some clearance. …

12
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Free CampsiteFourmile TMA - Buena Vista, Colorado

Wildlife Viewing

Free Dispersed camping in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests's Salida Ranger District. No reservations. First come, first served. This is a high elevation location.

13
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Pay CampgroundBootleg Campground - Nathrop, Colorado

HikingWildlife ViewingRestrooms

This is a tent camping facility located on the Colorado Trail. A family fire ring with benches are provided. A vault toilet is also located at the site. Fees are …

13
miles

Free CampsiteNW Poncha Springs BLM - Salida, Colorado

44 votes, average: 3.05 out of 544 votes, average: 3.05 out of 544 votes, average: 3.05 out of 544 votes, average: 3.05 out of 544 votes, average: 3.05 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingBikingHikingWildlife Viewing

Free, dispersed camping. Tons of room. Big views.

13
miles

Free CampsiteLittle Rainbow Racetrack - Salida, Colorado

BikingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife Viewing

Free dispersed camping on BLM land just outside of Salida. Very popular mountain bike area. The trails are highly used. This area is not suitable for RVs. The road isn't …

15
miles

Free CampsiteMt Shavano - Salida, Colorado

1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 Wildlife Viewing

Free Dispersed camping in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests's Salida Ranger District. Reservations are not accepted at this campsite. This is a high elevation location.

16
miles

Free CampsiteFourmile Travel Management Area - Buena Vista, Colorado

2 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingOHVWildlife ViewingWinter SportsPets Welcome

A free, dispersed campsite near Buena Vista in Colorado's San Isabel National Forest. On County Road 376 at CR 375. Dispersed is allowed throughout this area. There are some guidelines that …

16
miles

Free CampsiteTurtle Rock Campground - Buena Vista, Colorado

7 votes, average: 3.57 out of 57 votes, average: 3.57 out of 57 votes, average: 3.57 out of 57 votes, average: 3.57 out of 57 votes, average: 3.57 out of 5 OHVBoatingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingRock ClimbingWildlife ViewingFire RingRestrooms

Free camping area on BLM land with free porta-potties. Really nice overlooks of the valley from Turtle Rock. Around 20-30 sites. Road to the campground isn't bad at all, just …

16
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Free CampsiteElephant Rock - Buena Vista, Colorado

1 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 5 RV ParkingTent CampingOHVBikingBoatingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingSwimmingRock ClimbingWater SportsWildlife ViewingNear Water

Elephant Rock is a campground in the Four Mile Recreation Area of Buena Vista, Colorado. This is one of several campsites in the area that allow a stay of up …

17
miles

Free CampsiteForest Road 340A Near North Cottonwood. - Buena Vista, Colorado

1 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 51 vote, average: 4.00 out of 5

A nice peaceful little spot just right inside the San Isabel National Forest. It was convenient for us because we were enjoying an all day soak at the Cottonwood Hot …

18
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Free CampsiteNorth Branch Cottonwood Creek San Isabel NF - Buena Vista, Colorado

4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5 FishingWildlife ViewingNear Water

National Forest Camping. You can camp for Free 14 Days out of 30 Days. There are several areas to camp along CR 365. No camping in Colorado Trail, trail head …

19
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Free CampsiteTurkey Rock - Cotopaxi, Colorado

Wildlife Viewing

Free Dispersed camping in the Bureau of Land Management Royal Gorge District. First come -> first camped. No reservations are accepted.

19
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Free CampsiteNorth Cottonwood Trail - Buena Vista, Colorado

Wildlife Viewing

Free Dispersed camping in the Pike and San Isabel National Forests's Salida Ranger District. No reservations. First come, first served. This is a high elevation location.

19
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Free CampsiteAntero Reservoir - Hartsel, Colorado

35 votes, average: 3.34 out of 535 votes, average: 3.34 out of 535 votes, average: 3.34 out of 535 votes, average: 3.34 out of 535 votes, average: 3.34 out of 5 BoatingFishingWildlife ViewingBoat RampFire RingNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms

As of May 31st, 2015, this area is closed to camping. The reservoir is being drained for maintenance. The park will reopen for recreation once the reservoir has been refilled …

19
miles

Free CampsiteCottonwood Pass - Buena Vista, Colorado

66 votes, average: 3.45 out of 566 votes, average: 3.45 out of 566 votes, average: 3.45 out of 566 votes, average: 3.45 out of 566 votes, average: 3.45 out of 5 FishingHikingWildlife Viewing

About 10 miles west of Buena Vista on County Road 306, It is right across the road from the avalanche trail-head on cottonwood pass.I would not call it Rig friendly …

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