Grandview Campground

Area Status: Closed
A beautiful scenery at Grandview campground: an open field with mountain range in the background.

Grandview Campground is a small, tents-only facility with nine campsites. It is located near the west end of Long Draw Reservoir with views of the reservoir and Rocky Mountain National Park. There is a common parking area for all the sites with paths to the individual walk-in campsites. Vegetation varies from open grass to conifers. Each site has a tent pad, picnic table and fire grate. The most popular activity in the area is fishing but it also provides access to hiking opportunities in the nearby Neota Wilderness and National Park.

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At a Glance

Reservations: All campsites first-come, first-served
Fees: Check our campground table for fee information.  Fees are half-price when water is off. Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: 11/13
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Tents must fit on the pads provided. Shared parking spaces provided separate from the campsites. No overnight camping is allowed on the opposite shoreline (which is inside Rocky Mountain National Park) or adjoining shoreline.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic, Walden
Water: Drinking water is usually available through late September.
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. Travel approximately 51 miles and turn left (south) onto Long Draw Road (National Forest System Road 156). Drive 12 miles to campground.

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Campground Camping

The highest campground at 10,220', this tents only campground has been found, as it sits adjacent to the Long Draw Reservoir with stunning view of the nearby high altitude peaks in the Neota and Comanche Peaks Wilderness areas and Rocky Mountain National Park. Arrive between Sunday and Wednesday, and you have a good chance of finding an open site.

No. of Sites 9 tent-only sites
Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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.

Lake and Pond Fishing

Please check with the Colorado Division of Wildlife for information about licenses and regulations.

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