The beginning of the summer is such a wonderful time it brings back so many great memories of picnics, pool time, great vacations and camping!
When I was growing up my family and I use to go camping at least three or four times in a summer, I absolutely loved it! Now that the weather is turning a bit colder that doesn’t mean you have to stash you gear just yet! I think now is one of the most beautiful times to go, you get to see all of the fall colors and while you sit around the campfire you can admire the snow topped mountains around you. But where to go?
Here are my top 10 ranked fall camping sites and why I love them! If you’re planning a camping trip to one of these great places be sure to check out my Glamping Food Favorites Menu!
Close to downtown Aspen, and probably the most pictured place in ColoRADo! Just take a look and you’ll see why! Maroon Bells is a set of 14’ers that reflect off lake Maroon Bells below. Be sure to check out the info page here, there are ever changing rules and regulations to get up to these picturesque mountains
Close to Steamboat Springs, (another great camping spot!) Near the top of the pass is Summit Lake where you are able to put boats and other watercrafts but below that there is also the Yampa River where they allow fishing.
Close to Buena Vista, which I love if you have time take an afternoon and explore the town! It’s super cute and when we were there they had lots of things going on at the time. Otherwise you are still in the middle of the Rockies and close to the Cottonwood Hot Springs which is great to warm up, and beautiful if you get a little snowfall while you’re there!
This is going to be one of the more remote places listed here located near the San Juan Mountain Range. Again if you find the time to do so both Lake City and Creede are great day excursions away, and they are both within the national historic district which offers great character and very few crowds.