Vail Colorado Campgrounds

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Campgrounds

There aren't any options for camping right in the town of Vail, but visitors with RVs and tents won't need to travel too far. Take a look at nearby RV Parks or National Forest campgrounds below. Read More

Where can I find great campsites near Vail?

Nearby campgrounds can be found within the White River National Forest, not too far from downtown Vail.

Gore Creek Campground
The closest campground to Vail, Gore Creek Campground is located along Gore Creek at the boundary of Eagle's Nest Wilderness.

  • Location: East on I-70 to Exit 180 for East Vail. Right/South on Bighorn Road for 2 miles to road closure gate. Campground is on your left.
  • Season: Mid-May to Mid-September
  • Cost: $18/night
  • Services: 18 drive-up sites, plus 7 walk-in sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets. No drinking water or electric hook-ups.
  • Reservations: First come, first served.

Hornsilver Campground
Located right on US 24, Hornsilver is easily accessible and offers nearby fishing and hiking trails.

  • Location: West on I-70 to Exit 171 for Minturn. South on Hwy 24 for 12 miles. Campground is on the left.
  • Season: Mid-May to Mid-September
  • Cost: $14
  • Services: 7 sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets. No drinking water or electric hook-ups.
  • Reservations: First come, first served.

Camp Hale Memorial Campground
Located within the Camp Hale Memorial area, this campground is in a wide open valley with sparce shade. You'll find nearby fishing, hiking trails, and easy access to the memorial.

  • Location: West on I-70 to Exit 171 for Minturn. South on Hwy 24 for 17 miles. Turn into Camp Hale. The campground is down the first road on your right.
  • Season: Mid-May to Mid-September
  • Cost: $16
  • Services: 21 sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets. No drinking water or electric hook-ups.
  • Reservations: Call 877-444-6777 or Reserve Online.

Gold Park Campground
This shady campground is located along Homestake Creek near the boundary of Holy Cross Wilderness.

  • Location: West on I-70 to Exit 171 for Minturn. South on Hwy 24 for 13 miles to Homestake Road. Turn right and drive 7 miles to the campground.
  • Season: Mid-May to Mid-September
  • Cost: $16
  • Services: 11 sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets. No drinking water or electric hook-ups.
  • Reservations: First come, first served.

Halfmoon Campground
Located at the trailhead to the Mount of the Holy Cross. Not recommended for RV camping.

  • Location: West on I-70 to Exit 171 for Minturn. South on Hwy 24 for 5 miles. Right onto Tigiwon Road (FSR 707) and drive 8 miles to campground.
  • Season: Mid-May to Mid-September
  • Cost: $10
  • Services: 7 sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets. No drinking water or electric hook-ups.
  • Reservations: First come, first served.

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