Winter Park Colorado Campgrounds

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Campgrounds

Arapaho National Forest surrounds Winter Park and the western edges of Rocky Mountain National Park, providing a number of National Forest Campgrounds. While some are first come, first served, there are a handful that allow reservations. This area fills up quickly in the heat of the summer. Read More

Arapaho National Forest Campgrounds
Most campgrounds are open from May/June through September. Campgrounds are listed in order of distance from Winter Park. For more information, contact the Arapaho National Forest Sulphur Ranger District at 970-887-4100.

Reservations Accepted:

  • Willow Creek Campground: Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 6 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 34, then 3 miles on Willow Creek Reservoir Road. $17. Reservations.
  • Stillwater Campground: Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 8 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 34 on west side of Lake Granby. $20-$25. Reservations.
  • Green Ridge Campground: Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 12 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 34, then 2 miles on Shadow Mountain Lake Road. $17. Reservations.
  • Arapaho Bay Campground: Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 6 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 34, then 9 miles on Arapaho Bay Road, along southeast section of Lake Granby. $18. Reservations.
  • South Fork Campgrond: Williams Fork Valley, 25 miles south of Parshall on Hwy 40, then off of CR 3 on FR 138. Horses allowed. $13. Reservations.

First Come, First Served:

  • Idlewild Campground: 1 mile south of Winter Park on Hwy 40. $14.
  • Robbers Roost Campground: 5 miles south of Winter Park on Hwy 40, at base of Berthoud Pass. $14.
  • St. Louis Creek Campground: 4 miles SW of Fraser on St. Louis Creek Road. $14.
  • Sawmill Gulch Campground: 2 miles from Granby on Hwy 40, then north on Hwy 125 for 9 miles. $12.
  • Sunset Point Campground: Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 6 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 34, then 1.5 miles east on CR 6/FR 125 along south shore of Lake Granby. $20.
  • Denver Creek Campground: 16 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 125. $15.
  • Horseshoe Campground: Williams Fork Valley, 20 miles south of Parshall on Hwy 40, then turn onto CR 3 and then FR 139. $12.
  • Sugarloaf Campground: Williams Fork Valley, 25 miles south of Parshall on Hwy 40, then turn onto CR 3 and then FR 138. $13.
  • Bull Mountain Campground: From Granby drive on Hwy 34 to CR 4, then left on FR 123 for 4.5 miles, then 2 miles on FR 835.2. Primitive. Free.

Group Campgrounds:

  • Midland Group Campground: 4.5 miles south of Winter Park on east side of Hwy 40. $75. Reservations: call (970) 726-1132 or (970) 726-0889.
  • Cutthroat Bay Group Campground: Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), 8 miles NW of Granby on Hwy 34, east on CR 46 for 1/4 miles. $85. Reservations.

Dispersed Camping:

Dispersed/Primitive Camping is allowed at the following trailheads: Buchanan Pass, Devils Thumb, Junco Lake, Keyser Ridge, Kinney Creek, Lake Evelyn, Meadow Creek Reservoir Fishing Site, North Supply, and South Fork.

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