Meadow Ridge Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Meadow Ridge Campground has 19 campsites with parking areas at least 30 ft. long at 9200 ft. elevation. Sites 12 and 13 have been developed for handicapped accessibility. Most other sites have steps to table and fire ring area. The camping season begins in early May and continues into September, weather permitting. Facilities include tables, fire grates, two vault toilets, and trash collection. This is a standard, non-electric campground.

All dates are weather dependent. Dates of operation below are dates visitors may expect full service. The area also has an extended season when services such as water, trash or a host may not be available between May 14, 2021 and September 20, 2021.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: Phone 877-444-6777 or visit at least 4 days in advance. 
$23.00 fee per site for overnight camping. Two (2) vehicles or one (1) RV per site is included in the camping fee. $6.00 for a third vehicle. 
$7.00 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.
Golden Age and Golden Access Cardholder: 50% discount off the camping fee for the cardholder only.
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The following restrictions apply to this campground:
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • Horses are not permitted on trails.
  • 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
Restroom: Vault toilets

The Interagency Senior Pass (previously known as the Golden Age Pass) and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount at concessionaire run campsites. 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: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Information Center:
  • Firewood is for sale at the campground.
  • Because of its location in bear country, all food, coolers and toiletries must be stored inside an enclosed vehicle at all times to prevent bear conflicts.
  • Limited site reservations can be made in advance 240 days prior to arrival. There is a reservation fee. 

General Information


From Colorado Springs, Colorado, travel west on Hwy 24 for about 18 miles to Woodland Park. Turn north on Baldwin (which turns into Rampart Range Road). Go about 2 miles to Loy Creek Road turn right and then to FDR 300 turn right (Rampart Range Road). Follow signs. Rampart Reservoir entrance is about 4 miles further on the left side of the road.


Sites 12 and 13 have been developed for handicapped accessibility as well as two accessible vault toilets.

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9,200 feet