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Frenchman's Creek Ranch

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· Buena Vista, Chaffee, Colorado
100 acres hosted by Belinda And Todd T.
2 lodging sites · 1 RV/tent site · 2 RV sites
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Amazing views
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Full RV hookups
Electrical, water, and sewage hookups are available at select sites.
Family-friendly
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We have a 100+ acre working ranch with access to the Arkansas river for fishing, kayaking or just dipping your feet in. We have great views of the Collegiate Peaks 14ers and the Harvard trail is just up the hill. Frenchman's creek runs through the ranch which has hay fields, aspens, cottonwoods, pinons, cows, chickens, sheep and pigs. Deer, elk, coyotes and bobcats also wander through. We are 15 minutes from BV, 10 minutes from Clear Creek Reservoir, 20 minutes from Twin Lakes and 30 minutes from Leadville.
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Violet S.recommends
June 28, 2024
Canvas Tent in the Aspen Grove
Belinda is an absolute angel sent from above to guide us all in our camping journeys. She is a mother to all, including, but not limited to, her adorable highland cows. The aspens around us had eyes that were always watching, guarding. This is the safe place.
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Brett S.recommends
June 27, 2024
Site 1 - Cottonwood Shaded RV Spot
Cottonwood was a great spot with full hookups and a large area to relax. We were on the end of a two camping trip throughout Colorado and actually did more relaxing and resting at this site then anywhere else. They had a nice trail to the Arkansas river and a propane fire pit to use. Full hookups are always a bonus with a Hipcamp. The only downside was a bit of road noise from the highway but that is to be expected by it's location. A good spot to explore Salida, Buena Vista and Leadville areas.
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Rhonda V.recommends
June 24, 2024
Medium Canvas Tent in the Aspens
Loved the Colorado Tent in the Aspens!! We definitely want to come back and fish when the river is running at lower levels, but seeing the rafting and kayaking was cool too!! Bathhouse was very clean.
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Rhonda V.recommends
June 24, 2024
Site 2 - Cottonwood Shaded RV Spot
Highly Recommend!!
We loved our stay at Frenchman’s Creek Ranch!! Easy to find, site #2 was shaded, and we loved the wood adirondack chairs around the propane fire place. Nice walk to Arkansas River was a plus!! . All the farm animals were a treat to see too!! Highly recommend!!
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Christian V.recommends
June 24, 2024
Medium Canvas Tent in the Aspens
Medium Canvas Tent Access to Buena Vista 10/10 Access from HWY to Campsite 10/10 Ease of communicating with Belinda/Todd 10/10 Spot was perfect weekend get away. Privacy from the surrounding aspens, as well as the great layout of the tent, chairs, picnic area and car parking. This spot went above and beyond what I had imagined from reading the other reviews.
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Jessie I.recommends
June 23, 2024
Medium Canvas Tent in the Aspens
The tent site was perfectly secluded among the aspen trees. The hosts were great, this site was perfect and near to everything in the area!
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Buena Vista, Chaffee, Colorado, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Belinda And Todd T.Joined in June 2022
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