Camping is a budget-conscious vacationer’s dream! Camping on a budget can be quite easy. In Colorado, we are lucky enough to have so many beautiful campgrounds, in some of the most beautiful state and federal parks in the country. If you are on a budget, camping is one of the best ways to get away and refresh yourself without breaking the bank!
Camping on a Budget – Campsite Costs
Camping fees for campgrounds in Colorado are usually $10-$20 per night. This may be in addition to entrance fees but those tend to be in the $10 area. Usually, camping requires an initial investment for gear. However, if you’re able to borrow some equipment, you can cut that cost down quite a bit, and just . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: How to Go Camping on a Budget
Enjoy a free National Park Weekend now! The Free National Park Weekend is from February 14th through the 16th. This weekend is to honor Presidents Day and the National Parks are offering free entrance to those that normally have a fee. Many National Parks are always free to enter. Only about a one third of America’s National Parks even require a fee.
Free National Park Weekend Entry Only
This Free National Park Weekend does not normally apply to campground reservations or other paid for activities inside the National Park. Check your local National Park as they may have other deals or activities going on during this Free National Park Weekend for Presidents Day.
Which national park will claim your . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Free National Park Weekend for Presidents Day
Tomorrow November 11, 2014 is Veterans Day. Take some time and honor a veteran tomorrow in one of the many Colorado State Parks! Here are the details courtesy of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Free Admission on Veterans Day
Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers all military men and women free admission to Colorado’s state parks on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11.
“CPW is honored to manage state parks on behalf of Colorado’s citizens,” said CPW Parks and Outdoor Recreation Assistant Director Ken Brink. “Especially this Veterans Day as we offer free access to Colorado’s special places to veterans and military members who serve this great country.”
To obtain free admission to a state park, veterans, . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Free Admission to Colorado State Parks on Veterans Day
There is another Free National Park Entrance Day coming up on September 27th. Make sure to take advantage and head out to enjoy the beautiful Colorado fall colors. The trees are starting to turn and it is cooling off. It’s a great time to enjoy the Colorado wilderness.
Colorado’s National Parks
*Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.
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For 10 years now the National Wildlife Federation has been sponsoring the Great American Backyard Campout. The Great American Backyard Campout is to help get people out camping and introduce new people to the joys of camping. This year they are hoping to get 200,000 thousand people out camping for the Great American Backyard Campout. Will you be one of them?
Here is a letter with more info about the Great American Backyard Campout.
Think back a moment to some of your favorite summer memories. Chances are, many of them involve vacations and spending time outside.
So what’s a great way to help build more favorite memories this summer?
Here’s your chance to create memories that will last a lifetime by taking part in this . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Great American Backyard Campout
Father’s Day is just around the corner. Father’s Day is a great time to get the camping gear that special father has always wanted. Here are Camp Out Colorado’s suggestions for some great camping gifts for dad on Father’s Day. . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Top Ten Camping Gifts for Father’s Day
Colorado’s free fishing days are coming up on June 7th and June 8th. Outdoor enthusiasts can fish without a license. All other rules and regulations apply so make sure to stick to your fishing limits for whatever you are fishing for. Fishing is a fun and family friendly activity that everyone can enjoy. Colorado is wonderful place to fish as we have a large variety of types of fish. Colorado is almost split in half with cold fresh water fishing areas in the mountains and higher elevations (approximately 6000 feet or higher). At lower elevations and out along in plains there are fresh warm water areas to fish (approximately 6000 feet or lower). Colorado is rich in both large bodies of . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Free Fishing Weekend June 7 and 8