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US 36 to Estes Park is Re-Opening

telluride_town_park_flowerUS Highway 36 to Estes Park is set to reopen November 3. This is great news to all of us that love to head to that beautiful Colorado area. The flood hit this area extremely hard and they would love to have tourists back up visiting the area. So if you get the chance head up to the Estes Park area and enjoy the beautiful fall scenery. Not only will you be able to enjoy a very nice part of Colorado but your visit can help to revitalize the hard hit area. Just because the regular camping season is over, doesn’t mean we still can’t enjoy the Colorado outdoors!


Government Shutdown Closes Campgrounds and Many Parks

earth-day-camp-out-coloradoThe government shutdown is having a large effect on the many National Parks throughout the country. Many are staffed with a skeleton crew or shut down all together. All of these closures and services are closed down because congress can’t seem to get its act together.

Unfortunately it’s times like this that the far off distant politics swing back around and show how they really do affect each and every one of us. Not in some abstract or far reaching impact, these government shutdowns are putting a stop to our camping trips. The inability for congress, and to a lot of extent our entire government, to get anything done is crippling our country and threatening our future and the future of this beautiful countries natural resources.

I urge all of you nature . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Government Shutdown Closes Campgrounds and Many Parks


Perseid Meteor Showers this Camping Weekend

camp-out-colorado-perseus-meteor-showerIf you will be out camping this weekend make sure that you do not miss the Perseid Meteor Showers this weekend! August 10th and 11th will be the peak of the Perseid Meteor Showers this year. The best place to see them is while you are camping far up in the mountains where there is little to no light pollution. Campers should make a habit out of appreciating the stars when camping anyway but this weekend should be something special!

Comet of Origin 109P/Swift-Tuttle Radiant Constellation Perseus Active July 17th through August 24th, 2013 Peak Activity August 11th and August 12th, 2013 Peak Activity Meteor Count Up to 60 meteors per hour Meteor Velocity 37 miles per second Notes The Perseid Meteor Shower is known as one of the best meteor showers to . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Perseid Meteor Showers this Camping Weekend


Celebrate Colorado Day with Free Admission to Colorado State Parks

camp-out-colorado-steamboat-lake-camping-viewMonday, August 5th is Colorado Day and it is being celebrated by offering free admission into all 42 Colorado State Parks. Other fee’s will remain in effect so if you plan on camping make sure you are ready.

Below is a press release from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department regarding Colorado Day and free state park admission.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will celebrate Colorado Day, Monday, Aug. 5 by offering free entrance at all 42 state parks. Colorado Day was created by the state legislature to mark the anniversary of statehood, granted in 1876 by President Ulysses S. Grant. Free entrance at the state parks is an annual Colorado Day tradition.

“Colorado Day is an opportunity for everyone to get outside . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Celebrate Colorado Day with Free Admission to Colorado State Parks


Fish Stocking Report for Colorado 7-2-2013

campoutcolorado-west-lake-dam-day-use-boat-rampCamping season is now well underway! Fishing is one of the most popular activities while camping. Use this as a guide to find out what lakes have been freshly stocked in Colorado. This may help you know where to fish. To find out when to fish try checking Camp Out Colorado’s solunar calender!

One of my favorite things to do when I am out camping and enjoying the great out of doors is fishing. There’s nothing quite like some fresh fish when you are out camping. A nice hot, healthy meal is the perfect thing when camping.

Even if you do not like to eat fish when you are camping the sport of fishing is a lot of fun and something the entire family . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Fish Stocking Report for Colorado 7-2-2013


Fish Stocking Report for Colorado 6-25-2013

camp-out-colorado-bellaire-lake-fishing-areaCamping season is now well underway! Fishing is one of the most popular activities while camping. Use this as a guide to find out what lakes have been freshly stocked in Colorado. This may help you know where to fish. To find out when to fish try checking Camp Out Colorado’s solunar calender!

One of my favorite things to do when I am out camping and enjoying the great out of doors is fishing. There’s nothing quite like some fresh fish when you are out camping. A nice hot, healthy meal is the perfect thing when camping.

Even if you do not like to eat fish when you are camping the sport of fishing is a lot of fun and something . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Fish Stocking Report for Colorado 6-25-2013


Fish Stocking Report for Colorado 6-18-2013

camp-out-colorado-chatfield-lakeCamping season is now well underway! Fishing is one of the most popular activities while camping. Use this as a guide to find out what lakes have been freshly stocked in Colorado. This may help you know where to fish. To find out when to fish try checking Camp Out Colorado’s solunar calender!

One of my favorite things to do when I am out camping and enjoying the great out of doors is fishing. There’s nothing quite like some fresh fish when you are out camping. A nice hot, healthy meal is the perfect thing when camping.

Even if you do not like to eat fish when you are camping the sport of fishing is a lot . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Fish Stocking Report for Colorado 6-18-2013