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Overview of Karval Reservoir State Wildlife Area

A valid Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) hunting or fishing license is required for everyone 18 or older accessing any State Wildlife Area effective July 1, 2020. An annual hunting or fishing license can be purchased through a CPW authorized sales agent, by phone 800-244-5613, or online at cpwshop.com

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Number of Sites 3

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 4,986 ft / 1,519 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Ron asked on 2/12/2021

Does anyone know if horseback riding allowed at Karval Reservoir State Wildlife Area?

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Reviews of Karval Reservoir State Wildlife Area 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 5/5/2019
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 4/14/2019
Bkitties
Escape Trailer Industries 21
11 reviews
“A little out of the way, but very peaceful and quiet”

Reviewed 5/5/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Overall Rating

There are 2 sites with shelter at the top with a pit toilet and more pullouts where you can stay down below near the reservoir. There were 2 other RVs, but we were really spread apart so everyone had lots of privacy. I imagine the summers are probably pretty brutal... but the weather was perfect in early May albeit a little muddy. ... more

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AT&T 4G/LTE

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

Lilmsnomad
SD
23' Thomas GMC Savana Short bus
43 reviews
“Quiet and empty ”

Reviewed 4/14/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: 3
Overall Rating

Well we are always in search of st least a T-Mobile data signal and some isolation. We found it. There’s one shelter at the bottom of the hill before you turn up the road toward the pit toilet, I did not notice a fire ring. Up by the pit toilet are 2 more shelters. Only one had a fire ring. The one overlooking the lake is the o... more

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Verizon
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

Lilmsnomad would stay here again

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Friendly Rock
CO
24' Keystone Passport
2008 Ford F-250
9 reviews
“Windy Getaway”

Reviewed 5/20/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

This small but pretty wildlife area is not the easiest to find and not very close to . . . well, anything. But we like that. Arrival at night in the rain was hairy. The entrance off CR-31 is marked with a non-reflective metal and timber sign that's easy to miss (and we did). There was firm sandy roadbed at the entrance and also on ... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Sprint

Friendly Rock would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
  • pets

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