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Castle Mountain Recreation

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21843 Stoney Pass Rd, Bailey, CO
+1 303-838-5496
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Day use very expensive

It went there today to go kayaking, and was shocked at the day-use fees. $5 per car and $10 per... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
cxbeasl
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Denver, Colorado
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Perfect and all alone:)

So I noticed most camping around the Buffalo Creek area didnt open till April 30th. So I booked... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
dbpeterson
,
Boulder, Colorado
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21843 Stoney Pass Rd, Bailey, CO
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

It went there today to go kayaking, and was shocked at the day-use fees. $5 per car and $10 per person seems a bit steep. The lake is really pretty in the surrounding areas are breathtaking. The lake water is clear in clean and overall...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

So I noticed most camping around the Buffalo Creek area didnt open till April 30th. So I booked this last minute. I was the soul camper!! It was Nice and quite. Access to the buffalo Creek trail system is good. The trail back to the...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

I agree with some of the points made by acronicus. Our neighbors were noisy late into the night. This didn’t bother me or our boys, as we were pretty worn out by sundown, but my wife did mention that it disturbed her sleep. Although tent/car...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

My family and I have gone here many times for various camping trips over the years. It used to be quite pleasant. It has gone downhill significantly. The campsites themselves are starting to get run down with paths and tent areas quite worn. The road...More

3  Thank acronicus
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Me and my family stayed over 8/5/2017. The staff was super nice and the grounds very clean. This is a fantastic and beautiful location. My 9 and 13 year olds both said this was their favorite campground yet...and they have been to a ton in...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

My family (boys ages 8 and 5) recently camped at the stunning Wellington Lake/Castle Mountain Campground. The poor reviews frightened me, so I was prompted to write a review from a reasonable view point. Positives: We reserved two spacious group sites right next to the...More

1  Thank Tom H
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Stayed last year and staff was rude , bathrooms not desirable. But wanted a close getaway for this weekend so logged in to check availability as I did with only a days notice last year. Obviously this newer owner has an extreme desire to turn...More

1  Thank Bo M
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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

My camping group reserved a group camp site at this campground. it costs us collectively over $360. It began snowing the day we were supposed to travel to stay the weekend. Reports of 12-24 inches of snow were forecast. A poorly maintained 11-mile dirt road...More

2  Thank JohnMcNeely
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

I made a one night reservation for a tent camp site ($50.00) and later needed to change it to another day. I called a week prior to the scheduled night and was informed no changes were allowed. This seems quite rigid for a camp ground...More

1  Thank stevenladdiebeggs
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Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time here since moving to Colorado. My boyfriend bought me up for the weekend. The views were breathtaking. With that being said he had not been here in years. The staff was more than happy to let us know how to...More

1  Thank Genesee L
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