Camp Dick Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Photo of Camp Dick showing campsites in dense forest

Camp Dick is situated in a glacial valley adjacent to Middle Saint Vrain Creek, with a mixture of forest and open meadow. Click here for the National Weather Service forecast.

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There are 41 sites that will accommodate tents, campers, trailers, and RVs. Tents must be confined to the provided 14' X 16' tent pad. A maximum of eight people are allowed per site except for double campsites 11, 12, 14, 21, 24, 28, 38, 39 and 40 which allow a maximum of 15 people. Picnic tables, fire grates, water, vault toilets, and trash services are provided. There is no electricity, hook-ups, dump stations, or showers.

Campsites 1-6, 11, 13-20, 24, 26, 28 and 39-41 are first come, first served. Campsites 7-10, 12, 21-23, 25, 27, and 29-38 are reservable. Reservations are accepted a minimum to four days prior to arrival (a maximum of 160 days) and cost an additional $10 per reservation by phone or $9 for reservations online. Reservations can be made between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends through www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

The campground is normally full for the weekend before Friday morning so plan to arrive early or consider making a reservation.

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At a Glance

Fees Campsite fees are $19 per night and allow a maximum of 8 people. Double campsites are $38 per night and allow up to 15 people. Fees are reduced when the water system is off. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders a 50% discount on campground fees (this discount only applies to single campsites).
Open Season: Mid to late May
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Pets must be on a hand-held leash at all times; a maximum of eight people are allowed at most sites; oversized sites allow a maximum of 12 people, (units 7, 11, 12, 21, 24, 28, 38, 39 and 40); RVs, trailers or other vehicles must fit on the parking spur. Fishing is permitted in accordance with regulations established by the Colorado Parks & Wildlife.
Closest Towns: Allenspark, Colorado
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone 303-541-2500, Fax 303-541-2515; Contact Us

General Information

Directions: Approximately 6.5 miles north of Ward, Colorado, on Colorado Highway 72, watch for signs for Peaceful Valley and Camp Dick Campgrounds. Turn west onto Middle Saint Vrain Road (County Road 92 and National Forest System Road 114) and proceed approximately one mile to Camp Dick.

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Camp Dick is one of the most popular campgrounds on Boulder Ranger District. It is situated in a wooded creek valley surrounded by aspen, pine and spruce trees. Wildlife is common, with frequent sightings of beaver and moose in the vicinity. Buchanan Pass and Sourdough trails offer opportunities for non-motorized recreation, and Middle Saint Vrain and Bunce School roads are popular among four-wheelers, ATV and motorcycle riders. A disability-accessible platform is constructed adjacent to Middle Saint Vrain Creek for fishing access. Camp Dick Campground is located one mile west of Peaceful Valley Campground.

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Reservation InfoCampsites 7 - 10, 12, 21 - 23, 25, 27, and 29 - 38 are reservable from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Reservations can be made from up to 180 to a minimum of four days in advance of your arrival to the campground. Make reservations by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at: www.recreation.gov
Fire InformationCampfires are generally allowed, unless seasonal restrictions are in effect. Visitors may gather dead and down wood for burning while visiting the National Forest. Campgrounds with hosts offer firewood for sale; contact the campground host.
No. of Sites41
Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

Camp Dick is one of the most popular campgrounds on Boulder Ranger District. It is situated in a wooded creek valley surrounded by aspen, pine and spruce trees. Wildlife is common, with frequent sightings of beaver and moose in the vicinity. Buchanan Pass and Sourdough trails offer opportunities for non-motorized recreation, and Middle Saint Vrain and Bunce School roads are popular among four-wheelers, ATV and motorcycle riders. A disability-accessible platform is constructed adjacent to Middle Saint Vrain Creek for fishing access. Camp Dick Campground is located one mile west of Peaceful Valley Campground. All sites are available for use by tents, trailers or RV's.

Reservation InfoCampsites 7 - 10, 12, 21 - 23, 25, 27, and 29 - 38 are reservable from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Make reservations by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at: www.recreation.gov
Fire InformationCampfires are generally allowed, unless seasonal restrictions are in effect. Visitors may gather dead and down wood for burning while visiting the National Forest. Campgrounds with hosts offer firewood for sale; contact the campground host.
Vehicle Clearence(Load limit on Peaceful Valley bridge?)
Size RestrictionsCampsite spurs range from 20 to 50 feet in length
No. of Sites41
CorralsCampsite spurs range from 20 to 50 feet in length

Fishing

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.1296848268
  Longitude : 
-105.51843737800
  Elevation : 
8,650'