Hipcamp host Jon H.,
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Covid update: Since we value the health and safety of our guests, we have raised the price for this campsite to be able to hire my neighbor to spray down with disinfectant the equipment after each camping grouo. We hope you understand. This is a private tent camping experience at a clearing in the middle of the aspen grove or a pull through trailer space at the bottom of

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Covid update: Since we value the health and safety of our guests, we have raised the price for this campsite to be able to hire my neighbor to spray down with disinfectant the equipment after each camping grouo. We hope you understand. This is a private tent camping experience at a clearing in the middle of the aspen grove or a pull through trailer space at the bottom of the hill. The snow covered Continental Divide peeks through the trees. Up the hill it are three great tent sites reachable with a car and backing against bristlecone pine trees hundreds of years old. The best tent sites are marked with solar lamps. One is the flat area leveled with a machine. The other two are up against the pine trees as natural flat areas.   This is also the best site for large campers. Campers and RV's park at the bottom of the hill on a perpendicular pull through trail. With a large RV or trailer go right of the dirt pile then curve left and park in the clearing near the edge of the aspen stand.  Anything over 22 ft. should use this site. This is an area with neighbors that like privacy and quiet time after dark. If you are planning a loud party, go to the BLM land. NO GUNS OR FIREWORKS!

Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Up to 4 vehicles
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 45 feet allowed
Pull-through site
Ask about slideout accommodation
surface type
surface levelness
water hookup
television hookup
generators
Hookups: No electricity and sewage
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Picnic table available
No potable water
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Jon a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

Spinney Mountain Res. is 12 miles away.

Fishing

Spinney Mtn, Eleven Mile, and Taryall Reservoir are nearby. Also headwaters of the South Platte flyfishing.

Hiking

Hiking our 40 acres includes meadows and forests with a mix of Aspen, Spruce and Pine. The Bristlecone Pine are over 800 years ...Read more

Paddling

Browns Canyon is an hour away.

Off-roading (OHV)

There are many county and private roads in the area going to the National Forest roads. My neighbor goes riding every weekend.

Climbing

Indian Mountain and Eagle Rock are 30 minutes away by gravel and dirt roads. Check Google Maps.

Whitewater paddling

We are about one hour by car from Browns Canyon National Monument rafting. Johnson Village rafting companies are 45 minutes by...Read more

Wildlife watching

Dear, Elk, Antelope cross through our property.

Biking
Horseback riding

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Clearing in the Aspen in Colorado.

Forest

Our edge forest is a mix of several forest zones. We have a mix of and Bristlecone Pine, Limber Pine that grow up to timberline...Read more

Lake

We are about 1/2 hour from Spinney Mtn. and Eleven Mile Reservoirs. We are about an hour from Tarryall Reservoir by back roads ...Read more

Mountainous

We are surrounded by mountains. There are several wilderness areas nearby. The mountain views are amazing along with a dark sky...Read more

Field

Our land is a mix of prairie and forest. We are in South Park, inspiration the TV show. If you visit the local bars, you would...Read more

River, stream, or creek

We are near many fly fishing creeks.

Farm

Our land is on open range so be prepared for livestock if they are coming through. Also protect your food from bears.

Ranch

Our land is on open range so be prepared for livestock if they are coming through. Also protect your food from bears.

Hot spring

17 Reviews

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Hipcamper Laura

Clearing in the aspen was great!

Laura T.
recommends this listing.
September 19th, 2021

Beautiful spot! We look forward to returning in the future.

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Hipcamper Joseph
Joseph M.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2021

Great stay, love the area and very quiet and peaceful.

Hipcamper Shantal

Favorite spot in colorado

Shantal R.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2021

It was my 2nd stay at this spot and it never disappoints. I love the privacy the camping site offers and all the open space surrounding the spot offer a lot of space for our dog to run and a great spot to sit and start watch. John has a propane fire pit for when fire bans are in effect and a grill. This is definitely one of my favorite spots to camp in Colorado.

Hipcamper Mary

Very disappointing

Mary M.
doesn't recommend this listing.
September 29th, 2020

I would not recommend this camp site for camper vehicles. There is no level spot to camp. You cannot get in to the actual site as there is no space to maneuver. The directions were bad and there is no phone service to get a hold of the owner for help. The dirt road was wash board and rutted. Overall it was very overpriced. It is sad that the owner is taking advantage of the virus to raise the price as nothing is clean. The grill was filthy and disgusting.

Hipcamper Janet
Janet H.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2020

Great secluded spot, with quick access to a couple of state parks. Great that they provided a fire pit since there is a fire ban.

Hipcamper Mike

Big sky camping

Mike B.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2020

Great location on a beautiful piece of land near lots of lake fun at spinney tarryall and eleven mile parks. We camped in our trailer but we're able to check out the two tent spots on site which looked excellent.

Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica L.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2020

Everything we hoped it would be! The propane fire pit and camp toilet were much appreciated!

Clearing in the Aspen
Hipcamper Sara
Sara H.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

It was great, only negative- it was very buggy (Mosquitos) so bring spray. We had a great time in a beautiful location.

Hipcamper Rickii

Double family camping trip

Rickii B.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2020

We brought two pull trailers and stayed at clearing in the aspen, site #3. Jon was super helpful and responded quickly to any questions we had. We had a total of 7 kids with us. The spot was perfect for a weekend get away! The kids had so much fun gathering all the grasshoppers and caterpillars! It was so wonderful to let the kids run around and not worry about other cars driving around! There was a propane fire pit that was provided, just bring your own propane, which was a nice alternative since there was a fire ban. We took a little trip to Tarryall reservoir for fishing. Overall great stay!

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Awards

Best of 2018 Colorado
6th place
Property
Hay Zee Mountain Ranch
State
Colorado
Country
United States
$49/night
1 Site

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