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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Rocky Mountain National Park

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Longs Peak Campground

Elevation: 9,350 Feet (2914.6 Meters)
Length of Stay: 7 Days
Number of Sites: 26
Reservation Status: Not Accepted
Usage: Heavy

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General Description

Hiking Long's Peak Trail
Copyright: - US National Park Service
Hiking Long's Peak Trail
Longs Peak Campground is located on the east side of the Park, south of Estes Park. The campground sits adjacent to the Longs Peak Trailhead. This campground is for tents only; RV's are not permitted. It is the smallest campground in the Park. The campground is open year-round.

FACILITIES: Longs Peak Campground has 26 tent-only sites. Facilities include tables, fire rings, and toilets. Firewood, drinking water and ice are available during the summer months.

Directions from Estes Park: Follow Highway 7 south past the Lily Lake Visitor Center to turnoff to the Longs Peak Campground and Trailhead on the right (to the west). Follow this road to the campground.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Longs Peak Campground
ICON Hiking & Walking Several trails can be accessed from the Longs Peak Trailhead.
ICON Mountain Climbing The Longs Peak Trailhead accesses 14,255 ft. Longs Peak.

Related Activities
Twin Sister Peaks Trail - These two peaks sit off by themselves to the east of the park, offering outstanding vistas sweeping in all directions.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Headquarters: Rocky Mountain National Park, 1000 Highway 36 , Estes Park, CO, 80517-8397, Phone: 970-586-1206, Fax: 970-586-1256, TTY: 970-586-1319


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