The updated 5th edition of The Best Tent Camping: Colorado
offers a litany of car-camping campgrounds, many of them with remarkable opportunities for solitude, adventure and outdoor appeal.
Authors: Johnny Molloy and Kim Lipker
Softcover; 181 pages; black-and-white photographs and maps
Menasha Ridge Press; copyright 2012
Painstakingly selected from many campgrounds in the state, each campsite is rated for beauty, quietness, privacy, security, spaciousness and cleanliness
Profiles provide essential details on facilities, reservations, fees and restrictions for 50 campgrounds in 5 Colorado regions
Selections are based on location, diverse topography and size, overall appeal and reliable management
Accurate, easy-to-read maps make the campgrounds a snap to locate; includes GPS coordinates
From the majestic Rocky Mountains to the deep canyons of Gunnison National Park to the native grasses of the Pawnee National Grasslands, pitching a tent in Colorado opens the door to endless adventure. And campers are never far from one of the myriad mountains, rivers, streams and lakes that make the region a camper’s paradise. But do you know to find the right place?
Maybe you seek a small, quiet campground near a fish-filled stream for a weekend of solitude, or maybe you and the kids need a campground with all the amenities and lots of recreational options. In The Best Tent Camping, veteran writers and outdoors enthusiasts Kim Lipker and Johnny Molloy have compiled the most up-to-date research in the region they know so well, to steer you straight to the safe and scenic treasure spot you had in mind.