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Grand Junction Guide
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The best camping spots near Grand Junction, Colorado.

From the Grand River to the Grand Valley to the Grand Mesa, you're guaranteed a grand old time.

Lavender Fields Tent Camping
Claire
Claire: Pitch your tent near our lavender fields and have access to your own picnic table. The site is a 2...
La Hacienda
Jeff
Jeff: Pitch your tent or park your small van-type camper alongside tall cottonwoods next to a small creek....
Tucked between the vibrant canyons and rock formations of the Colorado National Monument to the west, the uniquely flat Grand Mesa to the southeast, and the Little Bookcliffs to the north, Grand Junction has no shortage of spectacular landscapes to make your next camping trip a sensory delight. The stark silhouettes, unique coloring, and pure grandeur of these diverse rock Read more...
Tucked between the vibrant canyons and rock formations of the Colorado National Monument to the west, the uniquely flat Grand Mesa to the southeast, and the Little Bookcliffs to the north, Grand Junction has no shortage of spectacular landscapes to make your next camping trip a sensory delight. The stark silhouettes, unique coloring, and pure grandeur of these diverse rock formations that surround Grand Junction bring plenty of outdoor-seeking visitors to the area. To find your own patch of wilderness, head to the national forests to the south and east for secluded lakeside camping, rolling mountain landscapes perfect for hiking through the pines, and a slew of biking, horseback riding and other recreational opportunities. Camping near Grand Junction isn't just about the views; a trip into the Monument brings challenging canyon hikes and nearby lakes offer a cool oasis in the desert landscape. When your camera is full of panoramic stunners, take some time to learn about the rich indigenous history of the area, which was long inhabited by the Ute people, whose rock paintings and canyon carvings can be seen to this day.
Riverside Nooks for Camping
White Buffalo
White Buffalo: We have several areas near the river bank cleared for tents. The bank is rocky and steep -- river...
Devils Garden Campground
Brian
Brian: View was unforgettable. Me and my wife booked one night at site 24 and regretted not staying longer....
The "Grand" in Grand Junction is a reference to the Grand River, which was renamed the Upper Colorado River in 1921.
The Lavender Bunk Room
Ferrell
Ferrell: We had a wonderful time at the Lavender Bunk Room, and we'll definitely be staying here the next time...
Upper Onion Creek Campground
Ryan
Ryan: This is a beautiful place to camp, off the beaten path so you will avoid most of the tourists visiting...
The expansive Grand Valley, ideal for agriculture and fruit growing, now contains several vineyards and wineries.
Island Acres
Hidden away behind the cascading Colorado River, Island Acres Section offers canyon wall canvassed...
Bookcliff
If you’ve always wanted to try winter camping without the possibility of freezing your face off,...
The Ute and other indigenous peoples occupied what is now Grand Junction until the 1880s, when the many were pushed out by white farmers.
High Desert Hideout Camp
Northbound And
Northbound And: For us the the rugged campsite and the remote setting were perfect, but this won't be true for a lot...
Moose Manor
Come and play Forest Ranger at Moose Cabin--a 1930s homestead that was built to house rangers, before...
The nearby Book Cliffs that make up Grand Junction's magnificent northern skyline are a series of Cretaceous sandstone mountains and cliffs.
Sand Flats Recreation Area Campground
Lindsay
Lindsay: This campground had some very cool spots along huge boulders, which we climbed to see the sunset and...
Jumbo Campground
Colorado’s Grand Mesa is the land of a bajillion lakes. Okay, so maybe it’s closer to 300. Either way,...
The Grand Mesa is the largest flat-top mountain in the world.
Spruce Grove Campground - Grand Valley
If you like your camping simple and magical, allow yourself to be swept away by a fairy-tale forest...
Divide Forks Campground
Get off the grid, and on to the grit and glory of the fee-free, sans-frills Divide Forks Campground....
Island Lake Campground
May the forest be with you! One of the few campgrounds in Grand Mesa National Forest not located on...
Aspen Leaf Cabin
Leave the flint and near-empty match pack at home―Aspen Leaf Cabin’s got you covered. Beyonce said it...
Oak Cabin
Do you love getting off-road and ripping up the trails? Have we got the place for you! Oak Cabin is...
Little Bear Campground
At Little Bear Campground, among the towering spruce trees between Island Lake and Grand Mesa Scenic...
Cobbett Campground
Wedged between Cobbett Lake and Arch Slough Reservoir (with the larger Deep Ward Lake super close by),...
Ward Lake Campground - Grand Valley
You’ll have it made in the shade at Ward Lake Campground. Sitting pretty at 10,200 feet, the...