Lakeside camping near Golden

Explore all that this “Golden” entrance to the Rocky Mountain region offers.

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Arapaho Valley Ranch

68 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Granby, CO
Arapaho Valley Ranch is a gorgeous, family-owned guest ranch in Colorado’s beautiful Grand County. Our ranch is surrounded by the Arapaho National Forest and is nestled in one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the Indian Peaks Wilderness. This area features hiking trails, waterfalls, and historic steam engines from the old town of Monarch. We have a private hiking trail that leads to our “kissing swing” overlooking the headwaters of the Colorado River Valley.
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Uncle Charlie’s Ranch

13 sites · Tents5 acres · Black Hawk, CO
Uncle Charlie’s Ranch is an escape from the big city, we are only 45 minutes from Denver. Our property hosts the experience of Colorado’s nature and so much more; we offer therapeutic spring water soaks, warmed via our wood burning stove, fresh mountain spring drinking water and easy access to local trails and fun. Our lake is paddle board friendly, and while we do not offer fishing on the property, there are several locations nearby to fish. Message us for more information regarding camp sites and things to do!
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Camp Wilder

5 sites · Lodging, Tents7 acres · Nederland, CO
Welcome to Camp Wilder! We are an off-the-beaten-path camp offering peace and solitude. The main cabin is very special to my family and me. It was passed down as a mining claim from my grandmother who founded it in the '60s. The vision for the land was simply perfect. A small 10 x 10 cabin with the whole mountain to explore and whoever they wished to bring with them. The town of Nederland is 10 minutes down the road where you can fish at Baker Reservoir. Lots of fun little stores in town to keep the family busy. Wildlife is everywhere up by the cabin/campsite with lots of great things to look for around the magical town of Nederland! The cabin sleeps up to 8 with the futon downstairs being very comfortable and cots upstairs in the loft for more sleeping area. Bring your sleeping bags to stay cozy at night. There are lanterns inside to light up your night with a wood stove to keep you warm at night. The ground around it is sloped so you may have a hard time setting up any tents around the cabin. The grocery store is in Nederland where you can buy food, Coleman green propane bottles and wood. Don't forget to take some water with you. There is a 3 burner Coleman stove to cook on with limited pots & pans as well as silverware Road disclaimer, the road to the cabin is one lane dirt road. The drive up to the cabin is pretty good but the turn onto the single dirt road to the cabin has a slight dip, if you have a low-clearance car it may bottom out when you are turning so be careful. No Trailers. They will not be able to turn around once there. Recommend vehicles with AWD. We are @ 10,000 feet and it is a slight hike to the cabin. When leaving please make sure both door locks are locked, put the key in the lock box and mix the code for the next camper.
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$55
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Camp T.N.T [Rocky Mountains]

3 sites · Lodging, Tents8 acres · Bailey, CO
Incredible treetop views await anyone visiting our hanging tent or designated tent site perched atop a wooded plot overlooking Bailey Valley! The property is just outside downtown Bailey, Colorado and 5 miles from Wellington Lake and Guanella Pass. Some highlights are proximity to a plethora of local hiking trails and world-class mountain biking. Visitors can also enjoy fishing, hunting, kayaking / rafting, and wildlife viewing!
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Paradise at Ponder Acres

1 site · Tent20 acres · Lyons, CO
Welcome to Ponder Acres. A Rocky Mountain paradise located between the towns of Lyons and Estes Park, Colorado.
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Colorado Lakehouse Living

2 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Loveland, CO
We have updated the camp sites this winter (2022). We just bought this property a year ago and have continued to make improvements to the land. We love what this area has to offer so we decided to share it with our community. Enjoy your stay!
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William L.’s Land

2 sites · Lodging44 acres · Idaho Springs, CO
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County Line Hobby Farm

3 sites · RVs1 acre · Longmont, CO
A little country in the city best describes our property. It has all the access points whether you want to go to Denver or Estes Park. It is close to downtown Main Street in Longmont, but offers a quiet, country setting with beautiful views. We do have a full plum orchard to the south, and recently started beekeeping to produce our own Colorado local honey. Along with a beautiful sunrise, guests may see hot air balloons launching to the south, sheep and horses to the north and east. The property used to house a saddle store. Because of this set up, it was a perfect environment to offer RV campers and trailers a private, safe and great place to stay. Learn more about this land: 2 sites offer a country setting with city convenience, grocery/gas, hospital in short distance. Every site has its own picnic table, fire pit (yes, you can have campfires), Free Wi-fi, RV 30 amp plug and level ground. Front range access within 20 minutes, 40 minutes from Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park. Seasonal access to ski resorts, trails and much more.  Property has full view of front range to the west. Minutes away from Union Reservoir to the east. Reservoir amenities include swim beach, dog beach, paddle boarding, kayaking, pontoon rentals & playground. Minutes away from Ute Creek Golf Course to the north.  When available, we offer fresh chicken eggs & U pick from our small Damson Plum orchard. Come say Hi to our chickens, and our two pups, Malla & Aspen. Wondering what else Longmont has to offer? Please visit: https://www.visitlongmont.org/ We are looking forward to your stay!
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Vermillion Hill - Mountain Views

1 site · RV, Tent143 acres · Longmont, CO
Discover Vermillion Hill: Where Nature Farming & Camping Community Flourish Vermillion Hill lays in Boulder County, Colorado beneath the Rocky Mountains surrounded by unobstructed views of the front range and beautiful farmlands. Home of organic vegetables and two apple orchards & beautiful grass fields. At the right time of year experience water flowing down the Rough & Ready. At Rough & Ready Camp you can enjoy your privacy and views of the Rocky Mountains with farmlands surrounding your campsite and an open sky at night. Seek refuge under some large trees or setup a hammock in the shade at your personal campsite.
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The Retreat at Acres of Hope Ranch

2 sites · Lodging40 acres · Longmont, CO
The dome is situated on a serene and secluded area on the back 30 acres. It offers breathtaking views of the majestic mountains and gleaming water. The space is perfect for couples or small families who are looking for a peaceful retreat away from the chaos of the city. Inside, you will find one room with a comfortable queen-size bed and a cozy sitting area where you can relax and unwind. The dome is a perfect getaway for nature lovers or meditation enthusiasts seeking a quiet and calming space, with majestic sunsets to rejuvenate their body and mind. Most importantly, you will be glamping with a cause as 100 percent of the earnings go to our rescue horses (we are a 501c3 nonprofit). Our glamp site digs the rustic lifestyle, with facilities that will make you feel like a true outdoorsy champ! For now, our sustainable off-grid approach means we're keeping it simple with our very own eco-friendly and charming porta potty. We currently do not have running water, or electricity (we do provide battery powered lights and a reserve battery for the coffee maker) but don't worry, we've got big plans to expand and offer you even more glamping goodness in the near future!
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Colorado Meadows & Fishing Pond

1 site · RV, Tent42 acres · Larkspur, CO
Learn more about this land: Elevation 7,000 feet. Flat to slightly rolling grass field and pond. Camping is allowed on east or west side of pond. East of the pond area has *firepit, picnic tables and chairs. Camping on either the east or west side of the pond in mowed grassy areas only. Vehicles are not permitted over berm, which is access to the east side of pond. Walking access only. Please adhere to this requirement. A small wagon is available to transport camping items. Tents are allowed on either west or east side of pond. Trailers and campers are only allowed on the west side of the pond in the mowed grassy area. *For the 2024 season there if a Fire ban in effect. This Fire Ban is required by the local fire department. No fires, charcoal grills, gas firepits, gas BBW, gas stoves, smoking, or fireworks are allowed. Please consider other options when on the site. This Fire ban is strictly enforced. Any violators will be asked to leave with no refund. No Port-a-Potty on site. Campers, trailers or guest portable potty only. No vehicles over berm area (access to east side of pond). No exceptions. Pond available for fishing. No swimming, wading or watercraft of any kind on pond. Children and pets must be supervised at all times and water safety strictly adhered. There is a small country market in Larkspur for light meals and coffee, about 3 miles away.. There is one horse on site at this time. There may be cattle within one of the pastures, as well. Please do not enter the pastures. The entrance to Sandstone Open Space with hiking trails is approximately 1 mile north on the west side of Perry Park/Highway 105. The Renaissance Festival is approximately 3 miles from the property.
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FourFigs Farm

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Longmont, CO
Serenity uniquely situated in the middle of hundreds of acres of County Open Space farmland, our micro-tiny house is seated at the edge of our heart-shaped pond in the back corner of our five acre farm. Unobstructed views of the Front Range and Longs Peak, songs of prairie birds and the occasional Blue Heron or Osprey fishing for dinner in the pond, endlessly brilliant sunsets, and the glimmer of a night sky full of stars await you in this peaceful retreat.
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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to resource for camping in the United States! If you're looking to camp near Golden, Colorado and enjoy a scenic lake, we've got you covered. With over 200 options available, you'll find the perfect campsite that suits your preferences. Some of our top campsites in the area include Camp Wilder (120 reviews), Redstone Ridge RV Ranch (98 reviews), and Sherwood Creek Camp and Glamp (58 reviews). Prices start as low as $17 per night, with an average price of $79 per night. Popular amenities include pet-friendly sites, campfires, and potable water. And if you're up for some adventure, you'll have plenty of activities to choose from like climbing, horseback riding, and exploring historic sites. So pack your gear and get ready for an unforgettable camping experience!

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