Ryan Park Campground has 43 campsites including 1 group site and is located next to Barrett Creek in the Medicine Bow National Forest, at an elevation of 8,000 feet. The campground has vault toilets. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grill.â€¨â€¨The Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and was used as a prisoner of war camp for Italians and Germans during World War II. Although little remains of either of the two historical camps, visitors can learn more from interpretive signs on the facility grounds.
Visitors can access nearby road cycling routes, stream fishing and day hiking. Scenery abounds in the Snowy Range high country, including the Mirror Lake picnic area, which campers can reach via a paved road from the campground.