Tom Bennett Campground

Area Status: Closed
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An occupied campsite. Site include a tent, picnic table and fire grate at Tom Bennett Campground.

Located near Pingree Park, this campground is situated adjacent to the South Fork Cache la Poudre River in a lodgepole pine forest setting. This campground provides a primitive camping experience in a remote location. There are ten sites, each with a picnic table and fire grate. The facility has a restroom but no drinking water. This is an older facility and will not accommodate larger RVs. Popular activities include hiking and stream fishing.

At a Glance

Reservations: All campsites are first-come, first-served
Fees $13. Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight 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 15 to 25 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287.Turn left (west) onto Highway 14 and proceed 26 miles. Turn left (south) on to Pingree Park Road (County Road 63E). Drive approximately 17 miles to the campground.

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Campground Camping

This well loved campground is a good starting place for many trails leading into the Comanche Peak Wilderness area. It is also close to CSU's Pingree Park mountain campus. Bring your own water.

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fire Information Unless fire restrictions are in effect, 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 hosts.
No. of Sites 12 sites

RV Camping

This well loved campground is a good starting place for many trails leading into the Comanche Peak Wilderness area. It is also close to CSU's Pingree Park mountain campus. Bring your own water.

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fire Information Unless fire restrictions are in effect, campfires are allowed. Dead and down wood may be gathered from the forest. Wood may also be purchased from the campground hosts.
Hookup - Waterno
Size Restrictions RV sites range from 15 to 25 feet in length.
No. of Sites 12 sites
Hookups - Electricno
Dump Stationsno
Hookup - Sewerno
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.57437610730
  Longitude : 
-105.58236764100
  Elevation : 
9,000'