My family and I went camping this summer in an area full of beetle-killed trees. Many of these beetle-kill areas were also burned by wildfires, because dead trees provide excellent fuel for an errant spark or lightning strike. The forest used to be beautiful—thick and green. Now, it was clear […]

Climate Change Effects on Camping


Well, the title packing tips for women may be a bit misleading. There may be some items on this camping list that anyone may use! I included items that help keep me a) prepared, b) clean and c) warm (See Also: Women Go Camping Too http://www.campoutcolorado.com/women-go-camping-too/). Keep in mind, if […]

Packing Tips for Women Camping



Colorado Day 2018 is just around the corner! On August 6th there will be free entrance to all Colorado State Parks. This is a great opportunity to get out there and enjoy a Colorado State Park near you. Colorado is an amazing place and the state has done a great […]

Colorado Day 2018 – Free State Park Entrance


Free Fishing Weekend! Enjoy a free fishing weekend on June 2nd and 3rd. Free fishing weekends in Colorado mean that you do not need a license to fish! So dust off your fishing gear and get out there and go fishing! Don’t have any fishing gear? No problem! Ask a […]

Free Fishing Weekend June 2nd and 3rd



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Use these Memorial Day Camping Top Ten Trip Tips to have a great weekend camping. The Memorial Day Weekend camping trips are almost here. Everyone is gearing up for camping during Memorial Day Weekend in their favorite campsites and campgrounds. It’s important to keep a few things in mind when heading out […]

Memorial Day Camping Top Ten Trip Tips


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Camping with bears can be dangerous. One fact that all campers in Colorado have to face is that we are sharing these areas with many different species of wildlife. Most will leave campers alone. Many won’t be seen when you are camping since we tend to scare them away. But bears […]

Camping with Bears in Colorado



The government shutdown National Parks once again. What does this mean for the your planned trip? It means that you should definitely contact the offices of the park to see if they are even open. It was stated by the National Park Service that they were going to try to […]

Government Shutdown National Parks


The holiday season is here once again! This is a great time to help those fellow outdoor enthusiasts to bolster or upgrade their camping gear. But you don’t have to limit yourself to people you know like to camp. Some camping gear is good for just about anyone to have […]

Camping Gear Guide Holiday Small Gift Ideas