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Camping availability on weekends in central Colorado

Duluth
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Camping availability on weekends in central Colorado

We are planning a camping trip to central Colorado later in June. We are not yet certain of our exact dates. We usually like to tent camp in National Forest campgrounds. If we arrive on a weekend (most likely the weekend of June 22) are we likely to get a walk-up site? We are interested in visiting the Aspen and Buena Vista areas and possibly Crested Butte. Any advice would be appreciated!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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for Santa Fe, Mesa Verde National Park, Boulder, New Mexico
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1. Re: Camping availability on weekends in central Colorado

This probably will be very difficult, especially on weekends in the summer.

Check for reservations at national forest, state park and private campgrounds in the area. Here's a link for

Pike and San Isabel NF near Salida/Buena Vista/Leadville https:/…camping-cabins

Eagle, Colorado
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2. Re: Camping availability on weekends in central Colorado

I wouldn't count on it. If you get one it you need to be there early

And get lucky. Go on reserve america and check availability and learn about dispersed camping where u might want to go.

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