Camping in Colorado

Thinking about a Colorado vacation this summer?  While the many cities and towns have plenty of quality lodging options – from hotels and motels to rental homes and B&B’s – many Colorado visitors prefer to enjoy Colorado’s wilderness up close and opt for camping. Tons of options exist throughout the state, and there’s no shortage of camping around Breckenridge.

Car Camping

Car Camping ColoradoFor those seeking a camping experience with amenities, car camping offers the luxury of picnic tables, bathrooms or port-a-johns, established fire pits and barbeques. Driving also means being able to bring plenty of extra amenities or head to the store for fresh dinner foods.

Car Camping Near Breckenridge:

Multiple options exist around Lake Dillon, including Heaton Bay, Pine Cove, and Prospector Camp.

RV Camping

If you want to camp in style, an RV might just be the way to go.  No need to set up camp – just park, and you’re done.  RV parks also frequently include additional amenities like a clubhouse, tennis court, pool, or hot tub.

RV Camping Near Breckenridge:

Tiger Run Resort is located on the northern end of town for convenient access to town and the surrounding mountains.

Backcountry Camping

Colorado CampingFor those seeking more time with nature, backcountry camping is by far the best option.  Choose your campsite well and you won’t be interrupted by other campers or noisy vehicles.  Instead, you’ll be free to enjoy the surrounding wilderness and it’ll increase your chances of wildlife sightings. Plus, you’ll gain access to campsites that cannot be reached by car.

Backcountry Camping Near Breckenridge:

The Mayflower Lakes can be reached via the Spruce Creek Trail and provide backcountry camping options with gorgeous scenery. Numerous other options exist, as well.

When planning your Colorado camping trip, it’s easy to add plenty of great outdoor activities with Breckenridge Whitewater, from rafting to ziplining.  We even have 10 campsites (and 3 cabins) at our Arkansas River outpost in Granite for those wishing to camp before or after a Colorado whitewater rafting adventure.