Crow Valley Campground east of Ft Collins, Colorado

Crow Valley Campground

Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest \ Pawnee National Grasslands

Birding, exploring nature trails, viewing wildlife and star gazing are popular activities here.  Crow Valley Campground lies east of the Rocky Mountains in the Pawnee National Grasslands.  45 miles to the west is Ft Collins and the beautiful Pawnee Buttes are just 30 minutes to the west.  It's the perfect spot to camp along the Pawnee Pioneer Trails Scenic Byway.  The landscape provides refuge for coyotes, prairie dogs, rattlesnakes, pronghorn antelope, and hundreds of bird species.  Elevations range from 4,900 feet on the prairie to 9,500 feet at the summit of the Pawnee Buttes.  Birding tours are just a 1/4 mile from the campground where Burrowing Owls are often sighted.

This small campground has 10 family campsites (7 singles, 3 doubles) in an area dotted with towering cottonwood and elm for shade.  The group area contains 3 group sites (30 people each), the Steward J Adams Education Center (up to 100 people) and a group picnic area (up to 200 people).

The education site is for either day use or overnight camping (tents only).  It has a small, 3-sided pavilion with electricity, large fire pit, picnic area, large BBQ grill, water and restrooms with vault toilets.  The Lee and Dorothy Rhoads Farm Implement Museum is nearby.

The Picnic Area has 32 tables, restrooms with vault toilets, water and a large pavilion with an indoor cooking area and electrical outlets.  There are also horseshoe pits, volleyball area and baseball field.

4 family sites are first-come-first-served or make reservations for your family or group for next summer (early April to end of October).

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