Peaceful Valley Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Photo of the sign for Peaceful Valley and Camp Dick located on the side of Highway 7

This campground is closed for the season. Camping is prohibited within closed campgrounds.

There are 17 sites that will accommodate tents, campers, trailers, and RVs. Tents must be confined to the provided 14' X 16' tent pad. Picnic tables, fire grates, water, vault toilets, and trash services are provided. There are no electrical hook-ups, dump stations, or  showers. Click here for the National Weather Service forecast.

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A maximum of eight people are allowed per site except for one double campsite, unit 17, which allows a maximum of 15 people.

Campsites 8 and 10-17 are first come, first served. Campsites 1-7 and 9 are reservable. Reservations are accepted a minimum of four days prior to arrival (a maximum of 160 days prior) and cost an additional $10 per reservation by phone or $9 for reservations online. Reservations can be made through www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

Peaceful Valley is situated in a glacial valley adjacent to Middle St. Vrain Creek. Peaceful Valley is normally full for the weekend by 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 campsite #17 is $38 per night and allows 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.
Open Season: Mid to late May - late October or November
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Pets must be on a hand-held leash at all times. A maximum of eight people are allowed per site, except unit 17, which can accommodate up to 12 people. 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 1/4 mile to Peaceful Valley Campground.

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Peaceful Valley 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. Peaceful Valley Campground is located one mile east of Camp Dick.
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Reservation InfoCampsites 1 - 7 and 9 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: http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Peaceful_Valley_Co/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=70759\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
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 Sites17
Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

Peaceful Valley 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. Peaceful Valley Campground is located one mile east of Camp Dick. All sites are available for use by tents, trailers or RV's.
Reservation InfoCampsites 1 - 7 and 9 are reservable from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Make reservations by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or online at: http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Peaceful_Valley_Co/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=70759\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
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 25 to 40 feet in length
No. of Sites17
CorralsCampsite spurs range from 25 to 40 feet in length

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Winter Sports

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