Painted Rocks Campground

  

This rustic campground located approximately 7 miles north of Woodland Park at 7800' elevation has 18 campsites with parking areas up to 30' long. 12 of the campsites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or by visiting www.recreation.gov.  The camping season usually begins in May and runs through early September. Located a short distance from Manitou Lake and the Centennial Bike Trail, Painted Rocks campground is an ideal getaway for families or singles. The lake is frequently stocked, weather permitting, and provides a great place to enjoy the great outdoors. Access to the lake is included in your campground fee. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. There is water available in the campground as well as garbage dumpsters and vault toilets. While most sites have ponderosa pine shade, some are in full sun. The campground host has firewood for sale during the season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground is open for reservations from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  The campground is closed after Labor Day weekend.
Operational Hours: Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Check in is 2 p.m. and checkout is 12 p.m.
Fees The camping fee is $19.00 per night/per site, Standard, non-electric site.
Open Season: May
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends and 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends for family sites.  An additional fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles.
Closest Towns: Woodland Park, CO
Water: Potable water available. No water-hookups.
Restroom: Restroom, Vault toilets
Passes: Those possessing America the Beautiful Senior Passes or Access Passes receive a 50% discount off of campsite fees.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Information Center: Limited sites are reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or logging on to www.recreation.gov and can be made 240 days prior to arrival. There is a reservation fee.

General Information

Directions:

From Colorado Springs, Colorado, travel west on Highway 24 for approx. 25 miles, turn onto highway 67 and travel 5 miles from Woodland Park to campground turnoff on left side of highway. Take gravel road approx. 1/2 mile to campground entrance on left side of highway. Take gravel road approx. 1/2 mile to campground entrance on left side of road.


Parking:

 

This campground has a narrow road and campsite spurs and is not recommended for large motorhomes or large trailers.Regardless of the length of the parking spur, there may be only one recreational vehicle per single camp site. Double sites may have two recreational vehicles. Recreational vehicles are trailers and Class A, B, & C motor homes.  There is a maximum of two vehicles (cars/suvs/trucks) per site, an additional fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles. Sites 8, 11, 12, & 13 are tent only sites.


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General Notes:

Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance.  This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends and a 3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends. 


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