Description

Tent? Check. Beer? If someone's gonna carry it in and out! Keep things simple at Platte River Campground, where you’ll have to make do with what you can lug to and from your site. With no host around but specific quiet hours, you’ve gotta be on your best behavior and make your own fun. But none of that’s a problem, right? Enjoy the river during the day and the stars at night, get up early and do it all over again.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
11 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

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

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Platte River Campground.

Forest
Waterfall
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Hipcamper David
David P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 30th, 2016

Great little campsite right on the river, right off the highway.

About 100 yards from the parking lot to the furthest campsite.

Gets pretty busy on the weekends, lots of fishermen use the area as river access.

There is NO TRASH PICKUP here. So, for the love of all things holy, please pack your trash out.

Hipcamper Meghan S.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2018
Park
Pike National Forest
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
719-553-1400
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.298° N, 105.208° W
$16/night
Tent Only: 11 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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