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
May 15 - Sept. 27; Partially open Sept. 27 - Oct. 18. Water available May 21 - Sept. 7.
Rentals & Guides:
Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
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.
Valid recreation pass must be displayed on vehicle.
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.
Grand Lake, Colorado
Flush and vault toilets
Concession operated by American Land & Leisure
Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111, Contact Us
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).