Description

Squirrel Tents Campground is found in the beautiful Rifle Falls State Park. If you plan a visit to the Colorado mountains during the summer, this spot is a must-see. In the winter, the nearby ski resorts may get all the attention, but in the summer people come to Rifle for the lush tropical vibes and undeniable beauty of these waterfalls. A popular spot for hikers and photographers, this place is truly a Colorado gem.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
7 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Squirrel Tents.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Mark S.
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July 31st, 2015

All the walk-in sites are amazing. #14 where we stayed had an amazing sheltered canopy for rain and heat. RV sites are a bit tight. Take the trail to the walk-in sites up to top of waterfalls. Stop by Harvey Gap State Park and stroll around the reservoir.

Everyone in Colorado needs to see these Falls.All the walk-in camping sites are great.Site #14Site #14
Hipcamper Cynthia K.
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2017
Hipcamper Mark S.
recommends this listing.
February 20th, 2017
Park
Rifle Falls State Park
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
(970) 625-1607
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
39.674° N, 107.699° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 7 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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