These are the 10 hardest-to-book campgrounds in Colorado

With an abundance of mountains, forests, rivers and lakes, Colorado is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Camping in Colorado offers a chance to immerse yourself in this natural beauty and experience it up close.

Topping the list of hardest-to-book campgrounds in Colorado is Piñon Flats Campground, which is ranked No. 6 on the
national list of hardest-to-book campgrounds. The Dyrt camper Gee B says, “This place is SPECTACULAR! Basic facilities, but nice and clean. And THE VIEWS! Especially at sunset!” No wonder it is in such high demand at 97.7 percent booked.

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JULY 2022

The most popular campgrounds in Colorado

1. Piñon Flats Campground, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Alamosa — Booked 97.7% of the year
Black Canyon of the Gunnison South Rim Campground, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Montrose — Booked 86.3% of the year
Cayton Campground, San Juan National Forest, Rico — Booked 84.9% of the year
Gore Creek Campground, White River National Forest, Vail — Booked 84.6% of the year
Heaton Bay, White River National Forest, Frisco — Booked 81.1% of the year
Bogan Flats Campground, White River National Forest, Carbondale — Booked 80.4% of the year
Difficult Campground, White River National Forest, Aspen — Booked 79.7% of the year
Pawnee Campground, Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests, Ward — Booked 78.3% of the year
Baby Doe, Pike and San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands, Leadville — Booked 77.8% of the year
Ansel Watrous Campground, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Bellvue — Booked 77.6% of the year

These are the 10 hardest-to-book campgrounds in Colorado

Photo of Piñon Flats Campground by Austin R on The Dyrt