West Lake, Red Feather Lakes Colorado, Virtual Tour

West Lake Campground


The beautiful Red Feather Lakes area lies about 45 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado.  West Lake Campground has over 30 accessible campsites with electric hookups. 5 additional sites are designated for tent camping only and do not have hookups.  Some sites are right on the lake.  Each site contains a tent pad, picnic table and campfire ring with grill.  Sites are RV and tent-friendly.  Vault toilets, garbage dumpsters and drinking water are also provided.  West Lake is generally open from mid-May through late September.  About 1/3 of the sites are for first-come-first-served campers.  Other campsites may be reserved up to 6 months and at least 4 days in advance of your arrival through Recreation.gov \ west lake

West Lake is a 25-acre no-wake lake.  Rainbow and lake trout are plentiful and canoeing and fishing are popular activities here.  The nearby Dowdy Lake Campground is open year-round.

Many hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are in the surrounding area, including the 1.5-mile West Lake Trail and 4-mile Mount Margaret Trail.  Several off-road vehicle trails are located within five miles of the campground.  Red Feather Lakes Village has fuel, grocery, golf and many other tourist activities available.

Enjoy our virtual tour of West Lake Campground below and read about more camping opportunities in the northern rockies:  Canyon Lakes Ranger District