Larimer County Natural Resources offers same-day online camping reservations at Carter Lake, Pinewood, and Flatiron Reservoir for campers.

Campers looking to make same-day reservations can do so and purchase a day-use permit before setting up a campsite. First come, first serve campsites will not be available between November and February.

The options for making same-day camping reservations at Carter Lake, Pinewood, or Flatiron Reservoir this winter are as follows:

  • Online: www.larimercamping.com anytime
  • Phone: Call 1-800-397-7795, available seven days a week from 9 am to 2 pm
  • In-person: Administrative office located at 1800 S. CR 18, Loveland, open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm

Day-use permits can be purchased 24/7 at self-serve pay stations located at the north and South Park entrances near gatehouses or the DNR Administration office. Annual entrance permits can also be purchased in-person or online.

Camping check-in takes place at noon, with check out at 11 am. Same-day reservations at Hermit Park and Horsetooth Reservoir are required to be made in person at the respective park.


For more information regarding Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, visit: www.larimer.org/naturalresources or for more information on making online camping reservations, visit: https://www.larimer.org/naturalresources/reservations/campgrounds

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