(If you book with us, please don’t follow your GPS if it tries to make you turn at the Coney Island hot dog stand. Glen Isle is .5 miles past the hot dog stand.) 

For your safety and ours: absolutely no check in/arrival after dark sets in; Around 5:15pm during winter months. 7:30pm summer

 There are countless reasons why you would want to camp at Glen

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(If you book with us, please don’t follow your GPS if it tries to make you turn at the Coney Island hot dog stand. Glen Isle is .5 miles past the hot dog stand.) 

For your safety and ours: absolutely no check in/arrival after dark sets in; Around 5:15pm during winter months. 7:30pm summer

 There are countless reasons why you would want to camp at Glen Isle Resort!  Glen Isle is located in Bailey, Colorado which is the perfect vacation spot for friends, family, reunions, or a private get away.

Glen Isle was originally built for an escape from hectic Denver. Once you cross the bridge into the resort, you’ll understand why it has served as a peaceful getaway for over a century. The Platte River welcomes you and divides the property from Highway 285. If you love to fish, you have a mile of the river to use at your disposal. If hiking is your forte and you desire to explore nature, Glen Isle is surrounded by the National Forest, Lost Creek Wilderness, Payne Gulch Trailhead, the Colorado Trail and many private acres for you to explore.

You will find history narrates the Native American’s story where Glen Isle was once used as an Indian encampment, and numerous trees still stand today that were culturally modified to mark sacred treasures. If you seek tranquility, you will find hummingbirds and chipmunks always seeking an audience to entertain.  

Starting June 1st, we will offer evening activities, and campers are welcome to come to the lodge, shop in our gift shop.  We also have ice cream bars for purchase, and popcorn for our guests to enjoy.  (Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 and statewide regulations, we are not having social gatherings, until further notice.)  :( 

(Glorious Glen Isle was unoccupied for six years.  We are in the process of renovating hundred year old cabins, and the 8,000 square foot lodge.  Our camping areas have a river setting, glorious valley views, and a private setting surrounded by the National Forest.  However, there is renovation and construction going on around some areas of the property.  Additionally, as you can see from the map and read in a few reviews, we are just on the other side of the beautiful Platte River from Highway 285.   About 75% of our guests are not bothered by the busyness  of the this highway but others can be more sensitive to the noise.  We want Glen-Isle campers to enjoy their experience as much as possible, so if you would like more information, please do not hesitate to ask.  Our goal is to share the property with others, and to have the "happiest" campers in Colorado!)

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
6 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No potable water
No showers
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 30% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Off-roading (OHV)

County roads must be used to access trails.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Climbing
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Get Lost at Glen Isle: Tent Sites in Colorado.

Driveway

All campsites are accessible by car. You will park right next to, or very close to your campsite.

Forest
Mountainous
River, stream, or...

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Hipcamper Jobie
Jobie M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 27th, 2021

Great hospitality. Great views. Good hiking. Might run into the Sasquatch

Hipcamper Jerry

Great location!

Jerry D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 21st, 2021

My dog, Arlo and I went tent camping here and had the best time. I was disappointed to hear there was be a fire ban, but the hosts left me a propane fire ring and a propane tank. That helped so much. The first morning was 21° and Sunday morning was 15°. We were prepared and will be back again and again, but we'll wait until spring!

My new
Hipcamper Casey

Great weekend getaway

Casey R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 24th, 2021

This was a great weekend getaway! Mary Ruth was very nice when we arrived and let us pick our own campsite. It was a short walk from our tent at the cliff side site to a beautiful overlook. The site was quiet with minimal road noise. There was both a traditional and propane fire pit to use at the site and a porta-potty. Overall we had a great time and would definitely come back again.

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Hipcamper Jerry

Mid october hipcamping

Jerry D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 17th, 2021

I was there with my dog and once again had a wonderful time. I think it's been a few years since I was allowed to have a campfire with the fire bans. It was wonderful and kept us from freezing! I love this place!

The meadow has so many tall pines, this is about the only thing that gets unshaded sunlight. Beautiful!They have weddings down here. I bet it's a memorable day at this setting! We had two beautiful sunny days. The nights were a challenge.
Hipcamper Mark

Another great time at glen isle.

Mark C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 30th, 2021

We had a terrific time down at the river again. The river was flowing awfully heavily, which made the white noise amazing. The campsite is shady and relaxing. Plenty of space to spread out and have a great time. We will be back! This has become our go-to, and we love being here.

Hipcamper Bliss

Peaceful and relaxing

Bliss B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 29th, 2021

Glen Isle is my favorite place to camp. So peaceful. Mary Ruth and Greg are wonderful hosts. Can’t wait until my next trip back!

Hipcamper Robert

Our wonderful rocky mountains.

Robert Z.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 29th, 2021

A great place to relax and enjoy our rocky mountains. Wonderful location and peaceful environment.

Hipcamper Jennifer

5 stars

Jennifer H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 26th, 2021

Great experience! I will be back! Mary Ruth is a sweetheart. Beautiful clean safe place to camp.
Jen

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Hipcamper Mark

Peaceful.

Mark M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 22nd, 2021

Friendly staff. Plenty of space for dispersed camping with picnic tables and fire rings.

Awards

Best in 2021 Colorado
1st place
Best of 2019 Colorado
1st place
Best of 2018 Colorado
1st place
Property
Glen Isle Resort
State
Colorado
Country
United States
$35/night
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