Alerts and Important Information
In addition to camping permits. "daily" or "annual" permits are available at park entrances. Annual permits are available online, ahead of time. Allow two weeks for arrival before your trip.
The only alcohol allowed is 3.2%, in cans only - no glass containers - no kegs
Quiet hours are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. please be respectful of your neighbors and other campers.
There is an additional charge for an additional camping unit parked on the site. At the park, campground hosts or rangers will collect $10.
Park entrance permits, one for your vehicle and one for your boat, are required in addition to camping permits. These must be purchased before you get to your campsite.
Must be on a leash of not more than 10 feet at all times. May not be left unattended. Aggressive dogs not allowed. No pets on swimbeaches. Only 2 pets allowed at camper cabins.
Please check the Season Dates tab for annual updates on site availability.
Drinking water and vault restrooms located in each campground. Showers at Horsetooth Reservoir, Inlet Bay and South Bay campgrounds only. No showers in other campgrounds. See "F.A.Q's" icon on left sidebar for nearest public showers for other areas.
For more information or more details, please select icons on left sidebar.
Check-in: noon, at campground. If campground host is not on duty, set up campsite. A host or ranger will be by to check you in. Check-out: 11 a.m.
1 campsite in each campground is ada accessible and near to ada accessible restroom. Camper cabins ada accessible..
Motor vehicles must stay on established roads, parking lots, pads. No ohv's (off highway vehicles) allowed
Campfires in approved fireplaces at designated campsites only. No fireworks at any time. Check upon arrival for possible fire restrictions
Carter Lake Marina at Carter Lake (970-667-1062)
Inlet Bay Marina at Horsetooth Reservoir (970-223-0140)
Pinewood Reservoir: wakeless speed only
Flatiron Reservoir: no boating
Allowed at swimbeaches only - Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir
No collecting within parks. Available at Carter Lake Marina, or at local businesses. B.Y.O.W. (Bring your own wood!)
Carter Lake: 1 - south entrance
Horsetooth Reservoir: 2 - South Bay campground & Inlet Bay campground