Stove Prairie Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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.

Stove Prairie Campground Site #2 Stove Prairie Campground Walk-in Site #4 Stove Prairie Campground Walk-in Site #6 Stove Prairie Campground Site #8

At a Glance

Reservations: Campsites are reservable Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Reservations are accepted at all 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.Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passes provide cardholders half price for basic campground fees.
Open Season: 4/30 - 10/11
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. Call the local ranger district office for site-specific measurements.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins, Rustic
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land & Leisure, Inc.
Information Center: Canyon Lakes Ranger DistrictContact Us

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.

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