Halloween at a Colorado campground

Haunted Camping

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Haunted camping has been known to occur at some Colorado campgrounds, and it’s all for family fun. Many campgrounds will be aglow with Jack-o’-lanterns, quite a few may sport giant spider webs, others will set out scarecrows, yet two stand out with a month of festive scares you should consider for your October calendar.   Jellystone Park of Larkspur’s Halloween haunting…

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Camp sites near horse trails (photo by Winding River Resort in Grand Lake CO)

Camping With Horses

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For those who travel with horses, you’ll be pleased to know that there are Colorado campgrounds that welcome the entire camping party. Here’s a sampling. Grand Lake’s Winding River Resort offers a variety of choices. There are RV sites already set up with the corrals, or you can make other arrangements for, perhaps, a vacation rental cabin with a nearby corral….

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An RV motorhome driving along Independence Pass in mid-June. Photo taken by Camp Colorado.

Altitude Sickness & Sun Exposure

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To most, a Rocky Mountain High has to do with breathtaking scenery at incredibly high elevations …. which can truly take your breath away. There’s another aspect to a Rocky Mountain High that can take your breath away. It’s called altitude sickness. It’s extremely common, and it’s absolutely no fun. Some visitors need to seek medical attention, while others have…

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Gorgeous views from campsites at Wellington Reservoir near Bailey

A Bit More Rustic or Primitive Campsite

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Not all campgrounds are created equal. If you’re looking for a tent or RV campsite that leans strongly to the side of primitive or rustic, two campgrounds come to mind:  Eureka Campground and Wellington Reservoir. Eureka Campground requires driving a few mountain passes, several hours from the I-25 corridor.   Wellington Reservoir is a short distance from the Denver metro…

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