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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful fall colors at the campground with a river to back it up. Each site has a bear safe trash bin. Lots of trees betweent you and the neighbors for privacy. There is a group site for large parties. Facilities are very basic.

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Horseheads, New York
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71 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most primitive of the three government campgrounds I used during my trip. The campground was remote and quiet, yet only 5 to 10 minutes from Aspen. No cell service and not even power to light the toilet buildings. Limited facilities were clean, friendly host and trails available right at the campground were nice (but no maps that... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice campground. Well set up and pretty good isolation between sites with separation by groves of young aspen trees. Firewood available onsite. Just a few minutes drive from aspen and Maroon Bells / Snowmass and a half hour drive to independence pass. Would definitely stay here again.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

What a great campground! I came from St. Pete, FL and camped by myself in a tent for 4 days. I was had site 25 and what I loved about that site, is it has a stream along side of it, not the river. The sound of the stream the whole time is nice. The campground itself was really convenient... More 

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Austin TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We stayed here a week and loved almost every minute of it. The sites are spread out and surrounded by trees. Some have creeks running through them. I don't think there is a bad site in the whole place, except maybe the ones next to the bathrooms. There is a bike trail that connects with the town of Aspen. There... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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87 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

This campground has been designed so that each site is fairly private, but still accessible. The picnic table, fire ring, and tent site were in good shape. A couple of tiny streams run through the grounds, so many sites have the sound of running water. The hosts are friendly and helpful, and have good firewood for sale. During the day... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying here. The bathrooms where very clean for a campground and our hosts where nice. It was also fun listening to the mountain sounds as we slept, we swear we heard a wolf call one night and an elk the next. We strung up solar christmas lights at night and enjoyed the mountain air. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I camped here for 2 nights. It is a really beautiful campsite. We were surrounded by aspens and could hear the roaring fork river from our site. We enjoyed seeing deer walking in the woods right by us. My advice: If you are tent camping, bring earplugs! There was a very noisy bird who chirped from 4am... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed at site #21 with another couple - so two tents on the property and it fit us comfortably - there was easily room for even another tent. We stayed at this property the last week of June. Other reviews has warned of highway noise but this was not a problem for us at all. The highway is two-lane... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

There are so many things I love about this place. Each campsite is surrounded by aspens and near the Roaring Fork. Imagine going to sleep to the sound of quaking aspens and water. It is so peaceful. Campsites are good sizes, feel private yet not solitary. Bathrooms are clean. And there is no cell service so you can really unplug... More 

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Address: 806 W Hallam St, Forest Service, Aspen, CO 81611-1166
Location: United States > Colorado > Aspen
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Difficult Campground Hotel Aspen
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