Description

Offering eleven walk-in style campsites, Prospector Ridge Campground is Mueller State Park’s one of only two such niche-like campgrounds: pure-’n’-simple, no modern thrills. So, go ahead―pitch-up a tent under a green-hued spur. Just make sure you’re prepared for the campsite fee.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
12 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Prospectors Rige.

Cave
Forest
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Hipcamper Amanda
Amanda A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 18th, 2017

Great campsite but book early in the summer as it is right next to Colorado Springs and spaces fill fast. This park is open year round. It is beautiful, probably the best state park in Colorado. I camped at #63 which was a bit of a walk, but quiet and private as it is set back near the ridge on the loop. It was a clear night so I didn't need the rain fly and was treated to a coyote walking through my site in the morning.

Hipcamper Ralph
Ralph P.
recommends this listing.
November 28th, 2018

The elevation can get you if you are not careful. Gambling at Cripple Creek not too far away.

Hipcamper Sarah F.
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August 7th, 2018
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June 16th, 2018
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August 13th, 2017
Hipcamper Julie C.
recommends this listing.
May 5th, 2017
Park
Mueller State Park
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
(719) 687-2366
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.896° N, 105.185° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 12 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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