Upper Narrows Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

A fire grate with the Cache La Poudre River in the background. Part of the picnic table on the right

Located 32 miles northwest of Fort Collins on Colorado Highway 14, this campground is adjacent to the Cache la Poudre River. The area varies from dense forest to open meadow and is surrounded by steep mountains. Facilities provided include restrooms and drinking water. Each of the seven sites contain a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. Popular activities include fishing, white water rafting, and hiking. There is a day-use area associated with this facility providing six picnic sites each with a picnic table and grill.

At a Glance

Reservations: Campsites can be reserved for 5/23/13 through 9/1/13.
Fees $19. Fees are discounted 25% when water is off. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees. Reservations are accepted at all 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. There is an additional $9 fee for this service via the website and a $10 fee for reservations made via the call center.
Usage: Heavy
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 30 to 50 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water available until 9/30
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on Colorado Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Highway 14 and proceed 20 miles to the campground.

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Campground Camping

Also called the "Narrows" reserve your spot in either the lower loop with tents only, or the upper loop with both tents and RVs. All sites are near the Cache la Poudre River.

Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at all campsites. Sites can be reserved as early as 180 days in advance up to a minimum of four days prior to arrival. Reservations may be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov.
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 7 sites

RV Camping

Also called the "Narrows" reserve your spot in either the lower loop with tents only, or the upper loop with both tents and RVs. All sites are near the Cache la Poudre River.

Reservation Info Reservations are accepted at all 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. Reservations may be made at www.recreation.gov.
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 30 to 50 feet in length.
No. of Sites 7 sites
Hookups - Electricno
Dump Stationsno
Hookup - Sewerno
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.69133448850
  Longitude : 
-105.43190455000
  Elevation : 
6,400'