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Difficult Campground

806 West Hallam Street, Forest Service, Aspen, CO 81611
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a fabulous campground. We stayed for a week in July 2015. Although it is just off the road, there is little traffic at night. The sound of the river drowns out a lot of noise as well. Sites are surrounded by Aspen trees and feel very secluded, despite the fact that it is a fairly large campground. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Our family of four (including two teenage boys) just left this campground yesterday. The boys loved the fact that our site abutted a huge hill of boulders which provided lots of free climbing and exploring. Restrooms are conveniently spaced throughout the park but they are the no-flush, no-electricity variety so a flashlight is a must and a little room spray... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stayed here for two nights on a camoing/backpacking trip. The owners of the campground were extremely hospitable and helpful. Each site felt very secluded, even for how large the campground is. Highly recommend staying here and we all enjoyed our stay!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in the group campsite, which was right next to the roaring river. We had the whole area to ourselves and away from the other campsites. Worth the extra money even if you have a small group. The bathrooms were non-flush, but there was no major smell and the facilities were clean. Water was taken out of... More 

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Lyons, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you like to hike and fish, this is the place to be. We went in late September. The fall foliage was awesome. The campsites are near the Roaring Fork river. There is access to hiking trails right from the campground. You can also take a short drive to hike Maroon Bells, Independence Pass, the Ice Caves, etc. There is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We decided to camp here for one night over Labor Day weekend for a small fee of ~$25ish. We didn't make plans prior to book any sites and decided just to drive up and see what was available. When we drove up, we found out all the campsites were reserved but the campsite hosts were kind enough to share their... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in tent site 43 just one night. Felt as though we had a lot of privacy due to the long 1/2 acre that extended to the Roaring Fork River with a small hill on one side and an Aspen grove on the other. Very close to natural wonders like the Grotto, and Independence pass.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I loved the privacy of these sites. Even if the site next to you is relatively close, there are enough trees in between to keep it private. I really liked our site, #36. It was on an angle, so it wasn't right on the road like most of the other sites. The only other site that wasn't right on the... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Decent enough campground, our campsite was clean and clear and we had a pretty pleasant stay despite wet weather at night. No running water in the bathrooms, they're just outhouses with toilets but there are spigots where you can get water to wash up a little bit. We made a reservation in advance for 3 nights but arrived in town... More 

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

On the weekend of the 4th, I went on a motorcycle trip to Aspen. All of the campgrounds nearby were full but the campgrounds hosts at Difficult let us camp in an overflow "camp site". We're grateful for their generosity and this is the only reason why I'm not rating this a 1. Everything good ends there. Our "camp site"... More 

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