Colorado has plentiful breathtaking mountain scenery that you will find endless best camping spots in Colorado. There are so many sites that you have to decide where to go.
Maroon Bells near Aspen
Maroon Bells are the iconic scenes located on Maroon Creek Road that mirror Maroon Lake as 14’ers twin set. Within the West Maroon Creek woods are three campgrounds: Silver Queen, Silver Bell and Silver Bar offering walk-in sites great for tent camping, available from late May to September. If you wish to avoid big crowds, visit during September second half and enjoy the brilliant golden leaves set.
If you are taking a glock make sure you have a good glock 19 holster with you. Colorado is liberal with guns but not crazy liberal. So you will need to conceal it.
For quintessential camping experience in Colorado, you can pitch your tent at Rocky Mountain National Park, Moraine Park campground. You may get to see the mule deer, elk, and coyotes wandering by the nearby meadow. Enjoy easy access to Estes Park town and enjoy the views offering a memorable camping experience. Get out and explore using free shuttles available connecting to Bear Lake trailheads and Estes Park shops and restaurants. There are 245 sites, year-round open campgrounds available, yet make a reservation if you plan between Memorial Weekend and September last.
Steamboat Lake near Steamboat Springs
One of the impressive state parks in Colorado is less than 30 miles from Steamboat Springs. It offers plenty of camping in scenic places and also features a marina offering a swim beach, watercraft rentals, hiking trails of 5.5 miles, and visitor center. Wildlife watchers may get to see shorebirds in variety, besides mule deer and red fox, and waterfowl in the wetland areas. There are traditional sites and camping available throughout the year. This includes camper cabins and winter camping in the marina parking with electric outlets. The winter activities include snowmobiling, ice fishing, and snow-shoeing or cross-country skiing as the area is enveloped by snow-capped mountains.
Mt Zirkel Wilderness
This place is at 9000 feet and is filled with jagged summits, brilliant blue alpine lakes, and scenic rivers offering more than 150 miles spectacular wilderness. You will be rewarded as you hike the two miles Seven Lakes Trail with viewing beautiful Big Creek Falls that is a spot moose. The campground is adjacent to the lake and it includes a boat ramp, water, toilets, in association with tent sites and RV.
Sunshine Campground, Telluride
For wilderness experience yet enjoying city amenities implies you can consider Sunshine Campground that is located at Telluride, eight miles to the south. It features dense aspen forest, spectacular Sunshine Park views, a small mountain lake, and tent-only campground with amenities such as water, toilets, vault, picnic tables, and fire grills, besides it is peaceful.