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MORAINE PARK CAMPGROUND, CO
part ofRocky Mountain National Park, National Park Service
Status: Open through Thu Dec 31 2015 Season Dates
OverviewMoraine Park Campground (8,160 feet) is located in Colorado's awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain National Park, near the Beaver Meadows Entrance on Highway 36. It is situated on the north side of Moraine Park, offering beautiful views of the vast park and the surrounding mountains.
From lush valleys to craggy peaks reaching elevations over 14,000 feet, visitors are provided opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures. Scenic driving, hiking, backpacking, fishing, horseback riding and wildlife viewing are popular activities in the park.
A pleasant mix of Douglas fir, Lodgepole pine, Ponderosa pine and the occasional Engelmann spruce, forests the campground, offering partial shade in this open area. Grasses, shrubs and seasonal wildflowers fill the open meadows.
Rocky Mountain National Park has 355 miles of hiking trails that range from flat lakeside strolls to steep mountain peak climbs. Visitors enjoy the park's various lake trails (Bear Lake, Cub Lake, Mills Lake), waterfall trails (Adams Falls, Alberta Falls, Ouzel Falls) and summit trails (Deer Mountain, Twin Sisters Peaks, Flattop Mountain).
Moraine Park Campground contains group and family tent-only sites, several walk-to tent sites and RV sites without hookups. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, fire ring with grate, and tent pad. Roads and parking spurs are paved. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Loops B and E have vault toilets only, and no water.
The town of Estes Park lies just outside the park's main east entrances, and is a short drive from Glacier Basin Campground. Dining, shopping, rafting, fly fishing, horseback riding and golfing opportunities await. Lake Estes offers boating, sailboarding and fishing.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Take Highway 36 west from Estes Park, CO or Highway 34 east from Grand Lake, CO. Off the main park road, take the Bear Lake Road, which is near the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station, and follow the signs to the campground.
Mailing Address:MORAINE PARK CAMPGROUND
1000 Hwy 36
Estes Park CO 80517
Phone Number:Information: (970)586-1206