Description

If the glamping wonderland of nearby Lake Hasty threatens to drive you batty, the Point Campground is a Spartan alternative with spectacular views of the surrounding reservoir. Generally used as an overflow campground, it offers little aside from vault toilets and that gorgeous unbroken panorama of water and sky. But for some, that’s bound to be just the ticket. A word to the wise: BYOW (bring your own water) and BYOS (bring your own shade).
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
104 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Point.

Desert
Lake
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Hipcamper Mark
Mark S.
doesn't recommend this listing.
October 16th, 2020

Visited Memorial Day 2020 in our tents and it was rough. The wind was incessant and merciless. Glad we had our covid masks so we didn't have to eat sand all the time. Ruined 2 of our tents - must have been 40 mile hour winds at night. First time I've left a campsite early. No shelter, no trees on the point, just dust, sand and tumble weeds. Seemed like Lake Hasty over the bridge might have been a little better on the wind. Might be ok in an RV, but not a place to bring tents. Not if it's windy.

The PointThe PointThe Point
Park
John Martin Reservoir
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
(719) 829-1801
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
38.073° N, 102.968° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 104 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

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  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
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  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
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