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Kelly Flats Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Campsites #21 and #20, located in an open conifer forest, with the Cache La Poudre River in the back

Kelly Flats is a first-come, first-served campground located adjacent to Colorado Highway 14 and the Cache La Poudre River. There are 29 sites available including four walk-in tent sites. This is primarily an open conifer forest setting but there is a variety of vegetation found along the riparian zone of the river. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. The primary activities in this area include stream fishing and enjoying the ambience of the river as it flows through the campground.

Kelly Flats Campground Walk-in Tent Site #5192 Kelly Flats Campground Site #19 Kelly Flats Campground Walkl-in Tent Site #21 Kelly Flats Campground Site #23 Kelly Flats River View from Campground

At a Glance

Reservations: All campsites are first-come, first-served.
Fees Check our campground table for fee information. 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.
Open Season: 5/24 - 9/23
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 15 to 65 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

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Highway 14 and drive approximately 25 miles.

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