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Difficult Campground

806 West Hallam Street, Forest Service, Aspen, CO 81611
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Asheville, North Carolina
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67 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We LOVED this campground !!! Amazing location to Aspen, Maroon Bells plus the location to the Roaring Fork and the Frying Pan rivers. Tremendous Aspen colorin October and sp close to Independence Pass. We would love to have a week here! There is not water, electric ,sewer or a dump station but going in prepared can make for a wonderful... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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750 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a simple overnight place to park our 32 ft RV and this was just what we needed. The sites are all fairly secluded and easy to get into. They did not offer and services like electric, water and sewer, but that was ok for our needs.

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Aberdeen, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Spent only a night here, located 4 miles out of Aspen in the forest along the road leading to independence pass. Around 24 spots available to book in advance (minimum 3d) or 1st come if available. Large spots with many trees, fire/grill, table. Plenty of clean toilet facilities but no showers. Firewood available to purchase. Being at elevation in a... More 

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Thank Jo_Aberdeen_UK
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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1 Thank Katherine F
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 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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45 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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