Green Ridge Campground

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Green Ridge Campground

BE ADVISED THAT THERE MAY NOT BE WATER AVAILABLE FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND DUE TO FROZEN PIPES. BRING YOUR OWN WATER FOR DRINKING, COOKING & WASHING JUST IN CASE. This campground is located in the Arapaho National Recreation Area near Grand Lake, Colorado and is situated on the shores of Shadow Mountain Reservoir and the Colorado River. There are 78 non-electric sites that will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. Facilities provided include restrooms, trash service, and drinking water. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate, and picnic table. Additional facilities include a boat ramp. Popular activities include fishing and boating on Shadow Mountain Reservoir or other nearby lakes or streams. Other popular activities include hiking and wildlife viewing around the reservoir and in nearby Rocky Mountain National Park. Most sites lack shade as the trees were removed during the recent mountain pine beetle epidemic.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: BE ADVISED THAT THERE MAY NOT BE WATER AVAILABLE FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND DUE TO FROZEN PIPES. BRING YOUR OWN WATER FOR DRINKING, COOKING & WASHING JUST IN CASE.
Operational Hours: 24 hours
Rentals & Guides: No
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Arapaho Nat'l Recreation Area use fee required. $5 daily fee. Annual passes available. Camping fee: single $19, double $38. Reservations accepted at most campsites. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. There is an additional $9 fee for this service via the website and a $10 fee for reservations made via the call center.
Permit Info: Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Double sites will accommodate more people. Tents must fit on the pads provided. RVs, trailers or other vehicles must fit on the parking spur because driving or parking off road is not permitted. The parking length ranges from 25' - 35'. Pets must be on a hand-held leash.
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: drinking water
Restroom: Flush and vault toilets
Operated By: Concession operated by American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111, Contact Us

General Information

Directions: The campground is located in the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 12 miles northwest of Granby on U.S. Highway 34, two miles east on County Road 66, Forest Road 274 (on Shadow Mountain Lake).

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Family camping.

Reservation Info Reservations accepted at most campsites. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 180 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival.
Fire Information Campfires are allowed in the fire ring provided. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest if available. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.
No. of Sites 78
No. of Accessible sites Some
Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

Family camping with several sites that can accommodate several sizes of recreational vehicles.

Fire Information Campfires are allowed in the fire ring provided. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest if available. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.
Hookup - WaterNone
Reservation Info Reservations accepted at most campsites. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 as early as 180 days in advance and at least 4 days prior to arrival.
Size Restrictions Parking lengths 25 - 35 ft.
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsCampers may use either the Stillwater Campground or Shadow Mountain Picnic Area dump stations (operated by 1000 Trails).
Hookup - SewerNone

Fishing

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Hiking

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Amenities

Boat ramp Adjacent to campground
Camping trailer
Toilets
Accessible
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water