Top Camping Destinations in Colorado
Places to Go in ColoradoTop Camping Hidden Gems in Colorado
01Colorado National Monument
Known for its red sandstone spires and sheer canyons, Colorado National Monument is one of Colorado's hidden gems for visitors to explore the beauty of Colorado's outdoors and wildlife. Whether hiking, biking or driving travelers in the area may see bighorn sheep, eagles or even mountain lions.
One of the most recognizable landmarks of Colorado, the Grand Mesa is an amazing camping destination. One the flat top of the mesa there are dozens of lakes and an evergreen forest perfect for camping adventures.
03Pawnee National Grassland
Located in northeastern Colorado, the Pawnee National Grassland preserves the prairies of Colorado. Like the more famous mountains, the prairies offer visitors all sorts of recreation, and the grasslands are one of the beautiful hidden gems of the state.
04Steamboat Springs Area
In addition to the natural hot springs found throughout Steamboat Springs, this stunning destination is also a fantastic winter destination. Campers and visitors in Steamboat Springs an enjoy fantastic skiing and snowboarding during the winter and the area is filled with recreational opportunities after the snow melts off.
Travelers to Colorado will love the Telluride area. Within the city there is plenty of fun to be found shopping, dining and more on main street. Whether enjoying the great outdoors or exploring the city of Telluride there are fantastic views of the forests, cliffs, mountains and much more.
06Uncompahgre National Forest
The beautiful lush forests, mountain growth and wildflowers of this area dominate the landscape, which has some excellent hiking opportunities. Within the Uncompahgre National Forest there are excellent an challenging hikes, with peaks and amazing wildlife viewing opportunities.
Know as the road into the sky. the road to the top of Mount Evans is the highest paved road in North America. Drive from 8,700 feet at Idaho Spring to 14,240 feet to the summit, and you will pass through 3 life zones, passing ancient trees, lakes and forest to the land above timberline. It can be 90 degrees in Denver and 40 degrees at the top of Mount Evans. Mountain Goats and Bighorn Sheep will greet you as you climb to the top of the world.