List: Opening dates for campgrounds at Colorado state parks

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DENVER (KDVR) — Some campgrounds at Colorado state parks began reopening Tuesday.

Campgrounds have been closed since March 26 in an effort to slow to spread of COVID-19.

Cabins, yurts and other reservable day-use facilities remain closed.

Gov. Jared Polis asks that campers retrieve any necessary items (gas, food, etc.) they need to camp in the areas in which they live to limit exposure to other areas.

Below is a list of when campgrounds will reopen at state parks, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Campsites can be reserved online.

May 12:

  • Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (Fremont County campgrounds only)
  • Chatfield State Park
  • Cherry Creek State Park
  • Eleven Mile State Park
  • Elkhead Reservoir State Park
  • Highline State Park
  • Jackson Lake State Park
  • James M. Robb CO River State Park Island Acres 
  • James M. Robb CO River State Park Fruita
  • Mancos State Park
  • Mueller State Park
  • North Sterling State Park
  • Rifle Falls State Park
  • Rifle Gap State Park
  • Staunton State Park
  • Vega State Park

May 13:

  • Cheyenne Mountain State Park (tentative)
  • Crawford State Park

May 14:

  • Boyd Lake State Park
  • St. Vrain State Park
  • John Martin Reservoir State Park

May 15:

  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park (tentative)
  • Lake Pueblo State Park
  • Lory State Park
  • Navajo State Park
  • Ridgway State Park

To be determined:

  • Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (Chaffee County campgrounds)
  • Lathrop State Park
  • Paonia State Park
  • Pearl Lake State Park
  • Stagecoach State Park
  • State Forest State Park
  • Steamboat Lake State Park
  • Sylvan Lake State Park
  • Trinidad Lake State Park
  • Yampa River State Park

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