Big Bend Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

One of the campsites at Big Bend, surrounded by a sagebrush, open conifer forest, and wildflowers.

This campground is located on a sagebrush and open conifer forest flat adjacent to the Cache La Poudre River. There are eight sites available, including three walk-in tent sites. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. All campsites with a tent pad have a bear locker. Primary recreation opportunities in the area include fishing, hiking and wildlife viewing. There is a bighorn sheep viewing station along the entrance road to the campground.

Big Bend Campground Campsite #1 Big Bend Campground Campsite #4 Big Bend Campgrund Campsite #5

At a Glance

Reservations: All campsites first-come, first-served
Fees Check our campground table for fee information. Fees are discounted 25% when water is off. Senior Passes and Access Passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees.
Open Season: 5/28 - 9/20
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 35 to 45 feet. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking water is usually available through late September.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.
Information Center: Canyon Lakes Ranger DistrictContact Us

General Information

Directions: Drive 11 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Colorado Highway 14 and travel approximately 39 miles to the campground.

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