Angel of Shavano Campground is a small, tranquil site in a forest of aspen and spruce. The site is named for the angel image that appears as snow falls on Shavano Mountain. The campground is ideal for tent camping, so pop your tent on the banks of the South Arkansas River and enjoy one of the area’s best kept secrets! Your prayers just came true.
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Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
20 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
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No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
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Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Angel of Shavano Campground.

Hot spring
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Hipcamper Brian
Brian M.
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August 11th, 2016

Very well maintained - we had a lovely stay. There was also drinking water available at the time of our visit.

Hipcamper Amanda
Amanda A.
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July 18th, 2017

This is a great campground that is on the Colorado Trail. The outer campsites are really nice and private in aspen trees and by the stream. The inner campsites are small and exposed. Get there early to get a good site. Bathrooms are vault toilets and clean. The campground hosts were a husband/wife team and very conscientious. They even put solar lights in the bathrooms at night so you could find your way. A portion of the Colorado trail ends right at the campground. I had Verizon cell service 3G intermittently.

Hipcamper Erica
Erica E.
recommends this listing.
April 7th, 2018

Beautiful area with clean facilities and friendly hosts. Secluded and open spots available when we visited in the spring and fall. Wasn’t too full. Great access to hiking trails and an easy drive to the area. Suitable for any vehicle. Fun drive, too!

Hipcamper Martin U.
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August 7th, 2018
Hipcamper Starr H.
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December 5th, 2016
San Isabel National Forest
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38.583° N, 106.221° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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