Waterside camping near Cañon City

Cross the Royal Gorge Bridge and swim in the Arkansas River from campsites near Cañon City.

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Cozy Creek

4 sites · Lodging2 acres · Rye, CO
Cozy Creek: A Historical Haven in the Rockies (One Full-Hookup Site for Up to 40 ft. RVs) Immerse yourself in the majesty of the Rockies at our secluded RV spot, designed for your comfort and connection with nature. Towering ponderosa pines and a vibrant aspen grove create a natural cathedral around your campsite, with massive boulders adding a touch of whimsical charm. Steps from your door lies the true gem: a year-round creek with cascading waterfalls serenading you with its constant murmur, a soothing soundtrack to your escape. This exclusive full-hookup RV spot caters to comfort and convenience, offering: 50-amp electrical connections Water spigot Sewer connection Trash pickup High-speed Wi-Fi Unwind and Explore: Beyond the tranquility of your spot, Rye, Colorado offers a plethora of activities for every kind of adventurer. Hike the stunning trails of the Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness, following paths once trod by the Ute people who inhabited these lands for centuries. Cast a line in nearby Lake Isabel, a haven for fly-fishing enthusiasts and a potential summer retreat for indigenous tribes throughout history. Tee off at the scenic Hollydot Golf Course, or explore the fascinating Bishop Castle, a testament to human dedication and a local landmark with its own intriguing history. A Silver Rush Surprise: Rye's story began in the late 1800s with the discovery of silver in the surrounding mountains. The area boomed with prospectors seeking their fortune, and a small mining town emerged. While the silver rush eventually faded, Rye transformed into a popular summer destination for ranchers and travelers seeking respite from the heat. Today, Rye retains its historic charm, offering a glimpse into Colorado's colorful past and the enduring spirit of its people. Natural Splendor Awaits: Indulge in the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Hike through wildflower meadows bursting with color, or challenge yourself on a rugged mountain trail. Breathe in the crisp mountain air and soak up the serenity of the towering peaks. Whether you're an avid hiker, a nature photographer, or simply seeking a peaceful escape, Rye's natural wonders will leave you breathless. Local Delights: After a day of exploration, tantalize your taste buds at some of Rye's charming restaurants: Vicktorios: Enjoy a versatile dining experience at Vicktorios. Unwind in a lively atmosphere with delicious food, creative mixed drinks, a fun game of pool, and the tunes of your choice! Vicktorios features an internet-capable jukebox, letting you curate the soundtrack to your evening. Vicktorios is a local favorite for its friendly service and delicious menu. High Octane BBQ: Savor slow-cooked, mouthwatering BBQ, especially their brisket, my personal favorite! The atmosphere is casual and welcoming. Rye Cafe: This friendly cafe offers a delightful breakfast and lunch menu, but let's be honest, their pizza is what keeps families coming back for more! Unwind under a blanket of stars at night, the sound of the babbling creek creating a truly tranquil ambiance. Experience Rye According to Your Needs: This exclusive RV spot is available for rent on a weekly, monthly, or even annual basis, making it perfect for nature lovers and history buffs seeking a relaxing immersion experience with all the comforts of home. Ideal for couples, families, or solo adventurers, this RV spot offers a front-row seat to the beauty of the Rockies and whispers of the past. Book your unforgettable escape and reconnect with nature today!
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