Description

Both the Halfmoon East and West Campgrounds are common favorites among the outdoor-savvy. Halfmoon East, specifically, is a high altitude testament to minimalistic camping; there’s no electricity or even drinking water available. And be forewarned that high altitude sickness may ensue. It is, after all, above nine-thousand feet from sea-level―and that’s realer than any scripted Continue reading...
Both the Halfmoon East and West Campgrounds are common favorites among the outdoor-savvy. Halfmoon East, specifically, is a high altitude testament to minimalistic camping; there’s no electricity or even drinking water available. And be forewarned that high altitude sickness may ensue. It is, after all, above nine-thousand feet from sea-level―and that’s realer than any scripted reality show.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
5
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Waterfall
Beach
Cave
Desert
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
Surfing
Swimming
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The vibe at Halfmoon East Campground

9,924ftListing's elevation
750
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Hipcamper Jackson
Jackson
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 16th, 2015

If you just follow the road that goes through the campground it passes trailheads to Mt Elbert and Mt Massive, and if you follow it all the way it leads to an abandoned mine. Be forewarned, the road is very difficult and goes through a river, but a great hike.

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Hipcamper Jody
Jody
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 16th, 2015

Lots of free camping all along the road!

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Hipcamper Eric
recommends this listing.
June 10th, 2018
Hipcamper Jason
recommends this listing.
November 7th, 2017
Park
San Isabel National Forest
State
Colorado
Phone Number
7195531400
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.159° N, 106.396° W
$17/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 5 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)