Stove Prairie Campground


Area Status: Open
A larger view of the campsite. Vault toilet, dumpster, several tents and picnic tables.

Located 26 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado, 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. There are nine sites including four 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. Popular activities include fishing, white water rafting and hiking. Sites are available on a first-come first-serve basis outside the reservation season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water until further notice.
Reservations: 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.
Fees: Check detailed fee information on www.recreation.gov or see general fees on our campground table.Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees.
Open Season: 5/6 - 10/10
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 55 feet.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: Drinking wate is temporarily unavailable.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.

General Information

Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287.Turn left (west) onto Colorado Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon) and travel 16 miles. The campground is located on the north side of the road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Reserve your spot early in this small, near to Fort Collins campground. It is very close to the Cache la Poudre River. Bring your fishing pole!

No. of Sites 5 RV sites and 4 walk-in sites for tents only
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.

RV Camping

Reserve your spot early in this small, near to Fort Collins campground. It sits on the banks the Cache la Poudre River. Bring your fishing pole!

No. of Sites 5 sites
Pavement Type for Parking Gravel
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.
Hookup - Water no
Hookup - Sewer no
Size Restrictions RV sites range from 30 to 55 feet in length.
Dump Stations no
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.
Hookups - Electric no

River and Stream Fishing

Please check with the Colorado Division of Wildlife for information about licenses and regulations. http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.683114

  Longitude : 
-105.396126

  Elevation : 
6,000'