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
Getting lost while camping is one of the worst things that can happen. Even in an area you frequently visit or on open terrain, you may still become lost or disoriented and should always be prepared for it. All too often campers and other outdoor enthusiasts find themselves getting lost while camping in an area they are familiar with. It is very important to be prepared for the possibility and have vital survival gear with you. It can literally mean the difference between life and death.
Things to Pack that May Save Your Life
There are a few things that everyone engaging in outdoor activity should carry on their person—in a day pack, backpack, or even in the pockets of your jacket or cargo pants. Just a few things . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: What To Do When Getting Lost While Camping
Reserve your campsite now as camping season approaches! With the recent stretch of unseasonably warm weather in Colorado, we are reminded that camping season is just around the corner. Though it may be a couple of months before most campers get out into the beautiful Colorado wilderness, it is not too early to start planning your camping season trips or reserve campsites! In fact, many campgrounds are already taking camping reservations. If you already know where you want to go camping this season, you might want to check your favorite campground and reserve your favorite campsite now.
The normal camping season in Colorado is Memorial Day through Labor Day. Most campgrounds only take reservations during this time frame. If you plan to go camping outside of this . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Reserve Campsite as Camping Season Approaches
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
On May 22nd the Bellair Lake Campground was hit by a high wind weather event. There seems to be some dispute weather this was a tornado or a micro-burst. However, whatever it was, this has caused the Bellaire Lake Campground to be closed until further notice.
Luckily nobody was hurt. There were a few camping in the campground at the time but were not hurt. Luckily this happened before they were really busy with the summer camping crowd.
For up to date information on Bellaire Lake Campground please visit American Land & Leisure’s website: Bellaire Lake Campground closure updates.
American Land & Leisure is the company that owns and operates Bellaire Lake Campground. They will post information on their page as soon as they know when Bellaire Lake . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Bellaire Lake Campground Hit by High Wind Weather
Everyone always thinks of camping gifts for Father’s Day, but what about Mother’s Day? Perhaps the women in your life would like or have a need for some great camping gear for Mother’s Day! This year, give the mothers special to you something a little different! We know mothers always tend to take care of everyone else before they get something special for themselves. So give them something they may not normally get on Mother’s Day: Great camping gear to let them know how much you care!
Here are Camp Out Colorado’s Top 10 Camping Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day! These should be more than enough to cover all of those mothers who love to go camping out there.
Camp Out Colorado’s Top 10 Gifts for a Camping Mom Camping Sandals for . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Top 10 Camping Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day