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Great American Backyard Campout

Great American Backyard CampoutFor 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 . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Great American Backyard Campout

Top Ten Camping Gifts for Father’s Day

The Wave Multi Tool for Father's Day GiftFather’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

Bellaire Lake Campground Hit by High Wind Weather

Bellaire Lake Campground ClosureOn 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 . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Bellaire Lake Campground Hit by High Wind Weather

Top 10 Camping Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

camp-out-colorado-kenosha-pass-campground-campsite-layoutEveryone 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 . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Top 10 Camping Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

Camping Season Approaches

Reserve a Campsite at your Favorite CampgroundWith 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! 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 make reservations for 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 time frame it is still a good idea to . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Camping Season Approaches

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!

Labor Day Weekend Closes Camping Season

open-tent-campingLabor Day weekend is upon us and many are packing up to enjoy the last of summer camping in Colorado. For many campers, as well as many campgrounds, Labor Day marks the end of the normal camping season in Colorado.

Most of the campgrounds in Colorado are still open later in the year and many of them remain open year round. However, with those that are open later expect to see many of the amenities closed down or limited. Sometimes camping fees are also reduced as water or electricity may be turned off. You may also have a hard time reserving any campsites after Labor Day as most campgrounds move to first come, first serve campsites.

With the final trip of the year planned out and being organized it is a good idea to keep in the back of . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Labor Day Weekend Closes Camping Season