Painted Rocks Campground

This rustic campground is located approximately seven miles north of Woodland Park at 7,800 ft. elevation and has 18 campsites with parking areas up to 30 ft. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. There is drinking water available in the campground, as well as trash dumpsters and vault toilets. While most sites have ponderosa pine shade, some are in full sun. This campground is a standard, non-electric site.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in: 2 p.m.
Check out: 12 p.m. (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit up to six months, and at least four days, in advance. 
$27 fee per site for overnight camping. Two vehicles or one RV per site is included in the camping fee. $10.00 for a third vehicle. 
$10.00 fee for day use if not camping overnight.
Fees are payable by cash, check, or money order. Self-service fee tube is available. First-come, first-served sites must be occupied the same night.
Open Season: May 26, 2023 - Sept. 4, 2023
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • No discharge of firearms or fireworks.
  • Only licensed vehicles can operate inside campground.
  • Camping is not allowed behind a locked gate.
Closest Towns: Woodland Park, CO
Water: Potable water available. No water-hookups.
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior or Access Pass cardholders may receive a 50% discount off the camping fee only. The discount only applies to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass owner, not to any additional campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass owner's party.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Limited sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or through six months in advance. There is a reservation fee.

General Information


From Colorado Springs, Colorado, travel west on Highway 24 for approximately 18 miles to Woodland Park, turn north onto State Highway 67 and travel 7 miles to Painted Rocks Road on the left side of highway. Take the gravel road approximately 1/2 mile to the campground entrance on the left side of road. 


This campground has a narrow road and campsite spurs and is not recommended for large motorhomes or large trailers. Regardless of the length of the parking spur, there may be only one recreational vehicle per single camp site. Recreational vehicles are trailers and Class A, B, & C motor homes. There is a maximum of two vehicles (cars/suvs/trucks) per site, an additional fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles. Sites 8, 11, 12, & 13 are tent only sites.


General Notes:

Reservations must be made at least four days in advance. This campground requires a two night minimum stay on weekends and a three night minimum stay on holiday weekends. 

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7,800 feet