This campground is located along the Laramie River Road (County Road 103) near the confluence of the West Branch Laramie River and the Laramie River. It is situated in a mature lodgepole pine forest where the mountain pine beetle has been very active. As a result, many dead trees are being cut to provide for visitor safety. Although somewhat less shady than in years past, the facility still provides for a pleasant camping experience. Each of the 49 sites has a picnic table, fire grate and tent pad. Popular activities include stream fishing, hiking in the Rawah Wilderness and wildlife viewing.
At a Glance
All campsites are first-come, first-served
$18. Fees are discounted 25% when water is off. 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.
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 25 to 70 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Fort Collins, Rustic, Walden
Drinking water is usually available through late September.
Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.
Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287.Turn left (west) onto Highway 14. Drive approximately 50 miles and turn right (north) onto County Road 103 (Laramie River Road). It is approximately seven miles to the campground entrance, which is on the west side of the road.