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LaVern M Johnson Park, in the heart of Lyons, Colorado sits at an elevation of 5,370 feet, is bounded on three sides by the North St. Vrain River and nestled among sandstone cliffs. The park and campground is managed by the Town of Lyons. Amenities include RV and tent camping, fly fishing, kayaking and tubing in the river and a great playground for kids. Camp next to the North St. Vrain River and beneath the Lyons Sandstone cliffs with full hookup RV sites and a separate camping area for tents. The campground has 16 full hookup sites and 20 tent-sites (12 are walk in). In addition, the park has 5 dry campsites which are available for campervans only.

Natural Features
LaVern M Johnson Park is located at an elevation of 5, 370 feet and is bounded on three sides by the North St. Vrain River and nestled among sandstone cliffs. Boulder is 15 miles away and Estes Park is 20-30 miles.
There is plenty of access to catch and release fishing along the river. Fishing is by artificial flies and lures only. Kayakers and tubers can play in the river. The playground features a zip-line and structures for kids to play on.
The campground has showers (additional fee) and flush toilets. The park also has pavilions and picnic areas in both the sun and shade.
Nearby Attractions
Walking distance to shops, restaurants, open-space and live music most summer nights.

Minutes from historic downtown Lyons , Hall Ranch Open Space, Heil Valley Ranch Open Space and Rabbit Mountain. All have many hiking and biking trails in the area to explore.

Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park are only 20-30 miles away via either Highway 36 and 7.
The person making the reservation is responsible for making sure all site occupants know and obey regulations.
Check-in time: 1:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.
Quiet hours are 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Please be respectful of other campers.
No more than 6 people allowed per site.
Maximum of 1 tent allowed per site. No tents in RV area.
Each site includes parking for one vehicle. One additional vehicle pass is available per site at the rate of $15 per day and vehicles must park in parking lot.
Dry campsites are for campervans only. These sites are parking spaces on the edge of a field and do not have picnic tables or grills. No tents allowed in dry campsites.
Pets must be on a leash of not more than 8 feet at all times and may not be left unattended.
No campfires are permitted. Only charcoal and propane cooking are allowed in designated camping sites.
Fireworks and firearms prohibited.
Proper food storage is required. Food and/or garbage cannot be left in unattended campsite. There is no smoking and no alcohol allowed in the park.

Lavern M Johnson Park camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Lavern M Johnson Park campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Lavern M Johnson Park or day pass availability.