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Campsites located in the Aspen area:

Difficult Campground - 4 miles southeast on hwy 82. It has 47 campsites. The season ranges from May 15 - September 27. Elevation is 8,180 ft. It has access to fishing and hiking. It also has vault toilets, water and trash facilities. It can accept a trailer up to 40 ft. Reservations Required

Lincoln Gulch - 11 miles southeast on hwy 82, then a half of a mile on Lincoln Creek. It has 6 campsites. The season ranges from May 22 - September 27. Elevation is 9,600 ft. It has access to fishing and hiking. It also has vault toilets, water and trash facilities. It can accept a trailer up to 16 ft. First come basis

Lincoln Creek - 11 miles southeast on hwy 82, along Lincoln Creek, past the gulch. It has 28 campsites. The season ranges from May 22- September 27. Elevation is 9,800 ft. It has access to fishing and hiking. Unfortunately, it does not have any vault toilets, water or trash facilities. Unfortunately, trailer space is limited. First come basis

Lost Man - 14 ½ miles of Aspen on hwy 82.  It has 10 campsites.  Their season ranges from May 22- September 27.  The elevation is 10, 500 ft.  It has access to fishing and hiking.  It also has vault toilets, water and trash facilities. Unfortunately, trailer space is limited. First come basis

Silver Bar - 5 miles southwest of Aspen on Maroon Creek Road. It has 4 campsites. The season ranges from May 22 - September 27.  Elevation is 8,460 ft.  It has no fishing access, but it does have hiking access.  It also has vault toilets, water and trash facilities.  Unfortunately, it does not accept trailers. Reservations required

Silver Bell - 5 miles southwest of Aspen on Maroon Creek Road. It has 4 campsites. The season ranges from May 22 - September 27. Elevation is 8,490 ft. It has no fishing access, but it does have hiking access. It has vault toilets, water and trash facilities. Unfortunately, it does not accept trailers. Reservations required.

Silver Queen - 5 miles southwest of Aspen on Maroon Creek Road. It has 6 campsites. The season ranges from May 22 - September 27. Elevation is 8,680 ft. It has no fishing access, but it does have hiking access. It has vault toilets, water and trash facilities. Unfortunately, it does not accept trailers. Reservations required

Weller - 9 miles southeast of Aspen on hwy 82. It has 11 campsites. The season ranges from May 22- September 27. Elevation is 9,400 ft. It has access to fishing and hiking. It also has vault toilets, water and trash facilities. Unfortunately, trailer space is limited.

Reservations can be made for the White River National Forest Recreation Areas by calling 970-925-3445 or visit their web site or contact the National Camping Reservation Center at 1-877-444-6777, website http://www.recreation.gov/  

If you should decide to build your own camp site, camping is prohibited within 100 feet of all trails, streams, and lakes.  You must be OUT OF SIGHT when camping in open areas.  Stoves are required above timberline in the alpine tundra.  For more information, you may contact the Aspen Ranger District at 970-925-3445.  

Public Showers:

The Aspen Recreation Center, or a.k.a. ARC, has their shower facility open from 6a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9a.m. to 7p.m., Saturday & Sunday open 11a.m. to 6p.m.  A daily admission fee of $9.50/person to use the shower facilities only. After 7:30p.m. to 8:45p.m. the fee is $5.50/person. For more information, call (970) 544-4100, or visit their web site at http://www.aspenrecreation.com/

The Red Brick:  Shower facility is open 8:30am - 6:00pm to the general public for a fee of $5.00.  The Red Brick is located on 110 E. Hallam, call 970-920-5140. *Closed Saturday and Sunday.

RV Information

VISITING ASPEN IN A RECREATIONAL VEHICLE (RV) Trailers or motor homes over 35 ft. in length are prohibited from traveling on Hwy. 82 over Independence Pass. The City of Aspen DOES NOT allow people to spend the night on city streets. Closest RV park is the Aspen-Basalt Campground in Basalt on Hwy. 82 970-927-3405. For more information, call Aspen Chamber Resort Association 925-1940.

Aspen-Basalt Campground
800-567-2773 | 970-927-3405
fax 970-927-1059

Nestled in the Colorado Rockies, Aspen-Basalt Campground is within easy walk to 200 feet of private river front on the Gold Medal fishing waters of the Roaring Fork River. Our RV sites are level, shaded and most are pull-thrus. 43 RV sites have 50 amp service, room for slideouts and are at least 45 feet long making us big rig friendly. RV sites are open year round. This full service campground has top rated restrooms, a heated pool (open in summer), spa, game room, pay phone, a laundry and limited groceries, RV supplies and LP gas. Cable TV is at all the RV sites. High speed wireless internet access for only $1 to $2 a day. Children will delight in the large playground while adults will enjoy a friendly game of horseshoes. Your pet is welcome in the RV sites featuring two dog walk areas, for your convenience. 

Location: Conveniently located midway between Glenwood Springs and Aspen just 2 miles northwest of Basalt on Highway 82, just south of milepost marker 20. 20640 Highway 82, PO Box 350, Basalt Colorado 81621.

Meri Daes RV Park - Marble, Colorado
220 West Park, Marble, Colorado 81623.
For reservations June-September 970-963-1831; October-May 303-756-0566.

Open May 25th through September 15th. Shaded RV Park with water and electricity, dump station and clean shower house. In the beautiful Crystal River Valley in the town of Marble.

Location: Turn off Highway 133 near milepost marker 46.

Glenwood Canyon Resort - Glenwood Springs
formally Rock Gardens Campground
800-958-6737
http://www.rockgardens.com/

Glenwood Canyon Resort, formally Rock Gardens Campground, is proud to announce the grand opening of our new Resort Cabins and Camper Cabins. Glenwood Canyon Resort has added luxury cabins to your options for accommodations in the Glenwood Springs area. These Resort Cabins feature a private bedroom, full bath, spacious sleeping loft, fully equipped kitchen, vaulted living room with sleeper sofa, dining area and a large deck with table and chairs, all in a spectacular setting. They sleep up to 6 people very comfortably. Every resort cabin is private and unique, each with its own theme. You'll appreciate and enjoy all the other little added amenities such as air conditioning, gas fireplace, TV, VCR, cable TV and wireless Internet available.

If, however, there are true outdoorsmen in the group, Glenwood Canyon Resort can accommodate them too. New this year are our full hook up RV sites with water, electric, sewer, cable TV, and wireless Internet. These sites are great for the big rigs because they are on average about 28x60! As well we will continue to offer our smaller RV sites on the Colorado River. These sites have 30-50 amp electric, water and the use of our new dump station.

Ami's Acres Campground
PO Box 1239, Glenwood Springs Colorado 81602
970-945-5340

We can handle big rigs. E-X-T-R-A L-O-N-G P-U-L-L T-H-R-U-S on terraced sites with 30 and 50 amp full hookups, plus secluded tent sites. Overlooks the Colorado River. Shade trees. Pets welcome in the RV sites (only). Reduced weekly and monthly rates. Camping Open Dates: 3/15 to 11/15 Along a Highway: Easy access for quick and convenient RVing along Interstate or State Highways.

Location: EASY access. Exit 114 from I-70, then go west 1 mile on US Highway 6. Roxanne & John Christner welcome you.

Elk Creek Campground at New Castle/Glenwood Springs
866-489-3240 | 970-984-2240 
0581 County Road 241
http://www.elkcreekcamping.com/

Get away from it all! Only a short distance from White River National Forest and Flattops Wilderness Area, Elk Creek Campground offers a variety of activities such as fishing, hiking & sightseeing. Enjoy peace and quiet with no train or highway noise! Spend your vacation relaxing in nature with Elk Creek weaving through our campground, surrounded by trees and spectacular views. Creekside cabins and camp sites are great for families. Sunday morning breakfast, game room (pool table and video games), laundry facilities, playground and a public payphone. Two double bedroom and one single bedroom cabin with full baths available.

Location: 15 miles from Glenwood Springs Natural Hot Springs Pool.

 

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