Campsites filling fast at Larimer County Parks and Open Spaces

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources anticipates another busy summer at its campgrounds and encourages people planning to camp at them to reserve their sites soon.

Larimer County offers camping at Horsetooth, Flatiron and Pinewood reservoirs; Carter Lake; and Hermit Park Open Space. In addition to tent and RV campsites, Larimer County offers camper cabins at Horsetooth Reservoir and Hermit Park, tipis at Flatiron Reservoir and an Airstream trailer at Horsetooth Reservoir.

Campgrounds at Horsetooth Reservoir are already full for the July 4 weekend and almost full other weekends in early summer. Other campgrounds are filling fast. Reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance, so many of the County’s most popular campsites are already full through early July at all campgrounds.

“If you plan to make a reservation, remember that 180-day window,” said Reservation Specialist Brad Frye. “Early summer weekends are nearly full, so think ahead when making reservations for later this summer. Or plan a mid-week stay when campgrounds are quieter and lots of great campsite options are still available.”

To make a reservation, please visit or call 1-800-397-7795. For additional information on entrance fees, campground amenities, reservoirs, open spaces and more, visit or call 970-619-4570.

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