Mountain Park Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

A playground area, including a slide, two swings, a monkey, and a set of steps.

This campground is adjacent to Colorado Highway 14 and the Cache La Poudre River 40 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado. The area varies from dense forest to open meadow and is surrounded by steep mountains. Facilities provided include restrooms, water, pay showers, horseshoe pits and a playground area. Each site contains a tent pad, fire grate and picnic table. Electrical hook-ups are available in sites 1-32. Sites 33-54 do not have electricity and are first-come, first-served. Popular activities include fishing, white water rafting, hiking, volleyball, and basketball. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis outside the reservation season.

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Reservations: Many campsites are reservable from mid-spring through the end of the camping season.  Reservations are accepted at half of the campsites. Make your reservations at 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 or see general fees on our campground table. (A $5 fee for electrical service is included in the price for electrical sites and is not subject to discounts.) 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. Campsite fee includes use of the day-use area.
Open Season: 5/20 - 9/19
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: A single site may hold up to eight people. Double sites will accommodate more 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. RV filling not permitted.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Canyon Lakes Ranger DistrictContact Us

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Directions: Drive 10 miles north of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287. Turn left (west) onto Colorado Highway 14 and proceed approximately 23 miles.

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