Aspen Meadows Campground

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Central Front Range, Colorado

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  • Kriley Pond at Golden Gate Canyon State Park.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • Vault toilets at Aspen Meadows Campground.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • The camp host at the entrance.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • Campsite at Aspen Meadows Campground.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • Rock features nicely divide some of the campsites.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • All sites have tent pads.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • Fall is a wonderful time to camp here.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • Water on sight at Aspen Meadows Campground.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • Bathroom at the lower campground.- Aspen Meadows Campground
  • The trails here are beautiful and vast.- Aspen Meadows Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Light crowds weekdays. Fall foliage.
Cons: 
Heavier crowds on weekends.
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Region:
Central Front Range, CO
Managed by: 
Colorado State Parks
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
State Park Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Fall
Reservation phone number: 
800-678-2267
Reservations possible: 
Yes
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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The Aspen Meadows Campground in Colorado's Golden Gate Canyon State Park is a hidden gem nestled in the backcountry of the park.

Located only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon State Park is characterized by its rocky peaks, aspen-drenched forests, abundant wildlife, and plentiful activities. The Aspen Meadows Campground features 35 tent-only camping sites with amenities like fire rings, tables, tent pads, water pumps, and unisex toilets. Two of the sites are even designed to accommodate horses, but you will have to build your own stall. Camping is permitted anytime from May 1 to mid-October. Fall is a wonderful time to visit, when the entire campground is surrounded by groves of aspens in mid-change, creating a wonderfully colorful camping experience. Yurts, cabins, and guesthouses are also available at nearby Reverend Ridge Campground, though these book quickly, so advanced reservations are recommended.
 

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