Crawford State Park

State Park

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Unnamed Road
Crawford, CO 81415
970-921-5721

GPS: 38.688, -107.599

Last Price Paid: $24
Number of Sites: 44
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 6558 ft

2 people have reviewed this location.

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1bars
Verizon 3G
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Kagsy

18 Viking 28bh
2 reviews
Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 1
“Beautiful views, the cleanest campground ever!”

Reviewed May 10, 2017

Overall Rating

We stayed here to be close to the Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary in Crawford where we adopted a dog. The views are beautiful. The lake is pretty. The bathrooms are super clean, with flush toilets and coin showers. There isn't soap in there so bring your own. The sites were all clean and it appeared that the gravel in the spot around the table was raked. It was quiet the night we were there (Saturday night in May). We paddleboarded from the visitors center to the south campground. There are a few motor boats, probably more later in the year. Mostly people were fishing. They have the electric sites in the south campground and nonelectric in the north campground. The rangers were helpful and kind.

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webster
Minneapolis, MN
Winnebago Micro Minnie
43 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1

webster would stay here again

“Great views, but could get loud”

Reviewed Feb 25, 2017

Overall Rating

There are two campgrounds at Crawford State Park: Iron Creek (45 sites) and Clear Fork (21 sites), both of which sit on the shore of Crawford Reservoir. Basic sites are $18, electric $24, and you need a Colorado State Parks permit ($7/day or $70/year).

I stayed at a basic site right along the reservoir at Clear Fork. There was a nice picnic area underneath a metal awning, and a trail that led down to the shore. You can hear some light highway noise, but the road is not traveled much, so it wasn't a big deal. However, campsites are fairly close together and there were some loud social gatherings I imagine would be even worse on summer weekends.

The coin-operated shower was absolutely fantastic. Very clean, hot, good water pressure, with parking right in front of the shower building. There's only one men's and one women's shower, but you can hear if someone comes into the restroom to know if you have to hurry to wrap up (I didn't have to).

This place has a campground host who is friendly, but repeatedly patrols around on a loud ATV. Verizon service went in and out, but they have a repeater in the office just down the road. The office staff were super friendly and gave me a bunch of maps and recommended a great route to take to get to Utah.

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1bars
Verizon 3G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
Facilities:
  • restrooms: flush
  • water available
Pets:
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