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Camping Grounds Canon City CO

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Yogi Bear Jellystone Camp Resort
(719) 275-2128
43595 West USHighway 50
Canon City, CO
 
The Starlite Classic Campground
(800) 421-7116, 619-467-3876
30 CR 3A
Canon City, CO
Number of Sites
55 Total Camp/RV Sites,2 50 Amp Service,55 Electric and Water,10 Total Rental Units,19 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,WiFi HotSpots,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,RV on Site,
Recreation
Mini Golf,Playground,Swimming Pool,

RV Station Campground
(719) 275-4576
3120 East Main Street
Canon City, CO
 
Royal Gorge KOA Kampground
(719) 275-6116
559 County Road 3A
Canon City, CO
 
Maverick Trailer Park
(719) 275-5546
295 South Raynolds AvenueCanon City
Canon City, CO
 
Prospectors RV Resort at Royal Gorge
(800) 421-7116, 719-275-2128
43595 Hwy 50 West
Canon City, CO
Number of Sites
132 Total Camp/RV Sites,90 30 Amp Service,40 50 Amp Service,132 Electric and Water,70 Full Hookups,2 Group Sites,42 No Hookups,40 Pull-Thru Sites,13 Rental Units,13 Total Rental Units,90 Sideouts,42 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Internet Access at Specific Locations in Park,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Propane,Restaurant,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Biking Trails,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Hot Tub,Mini Golf,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Water activities,

Buffalo Bill`s Royal Gorge Campground
(719) 269-3211
30 County Road 3A
Canon City, CO
 
Royal View Campground
(719) 275-1900
227 County Road 61
Canon City, CO
 
Mountain View Trading Post & Campground
(719) 275-0900
45606 West USHighway 50
Canon City, CO
 
Rv Station Campground
(719) 275-4576
3120 E Main St
Canon City, CO
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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