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North Michigan State Forest State Park Campground (Colorado)

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56750 Highway 14
Walden, Colorado 80480
970 723-8366
40.59833, -105.95361

State Forest State Park North Michigan Campground is located on the north and south sides of North Michigan Reservoir and offers incredible views of the lake and surrounding Rocky Mountains. There are 48 campsites for tents, trailers and RVs, as well as 6 cabins.

Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grate. You can stay up to 14 days during a 45 day period (and they can be consecutive). Six people and two vehicles are allowed per campsite. Pets are allowed (on leash). Generators are allowed from 10AM to 10PM. Firewood is also available for sale.

The North side has 13 campsites (with little or no shade) and six cabins. Sites 211, 212, 213 are for tents only. There is drinking water and 4 restrooms with flush toilets on the North side of the campground.

The South side section has 35 campsites strung out along the south shore of the reservoir. Five of those are pull-through sites. Campsites in this section are much more shaded and will accommodate larger RVs. There is water and restrooms with flush toilets on the South side. Campsites 215, 216, 217, 219, 221, 222, and 225 are for tents only.

North Michigan Lake Reservoir has two boat ramps. Boating on the reservoir is restricted to wakeless speeds only. No swimming is permitted.

The campground does take reservations from mid May to late September, but non-reserved sites are available on a first come/first serve basis during the summer and winter (weather permitting). camping available (weather permitting). Campers should contact the park for current conditions and campground closures.

North Michigan Reservoir has a boat ramp, boating, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Other outdoor activities in the area include backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, horseback riding, hunting and winter sports (ice fishing, snow shoeing, snow sledding, snowmobiling).

The ultimate in rugged Colorado, State Forest State Park offers visitors 71,000 acres of forest, jagged peaks, alpine lakes, wildlife and miles of trails. The park stretches along the west side of the Medicine Bow Mountains and into the north end of the Never Summer Range.

Bockman and Ranger Lakes are two other campgrounds in State Forest State Park.

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North Michigan State Forest State Park Comments & Reviews

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One Reply to “North Michigan State Forest State Park”

  1. John Dillencourt says:

    Awesome campground!

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Take Highway 287 north from Fort Collins to Laporte. Continue on Highway 287 to Highway 14. Travel west on 14 for about 75 miles over Cameron Pass to the Colorado State Forest turnoff. The campground is about 2.2 miles from the highway.

  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Grills
  • Group Pavilion
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Sailboarding
  • Sailing
  • Sledding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Stargazing
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter/Snow Sports
  • Colorado State Park
  • Lake
  • Mountains
  • National Forest
  • National Forest Campgrounds
  • Rocky Mountains
Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Best Campsites:

208, 225, 227, 247 and 248


From: Mid May To: Mid September



# of Campsites:

48 + 6 Cabins