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Best Tent Camping: Colorado: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

Best Tent Camping: Colorado: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

Current price: $16.95
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2022
Menasha Ridge Press
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Discover 50 of the state's best campgrounds for car campers, with the guide that offers essential details and easy-to-read maps.

The Centennial State provides a spectacular backdrop for some of the most scenic campgrounds in the country. But do you know which campgrounds offer the most privacy or the best lakeside views? Monica Parpal Stockbridge traversed the entire state--from the historic Mesa Verde National Park to the bird watcher's paradise at Pawnee National Grassland--and compiled the most up-to-date research to steer you to the perfect spot

With Best Tent Camping: Colorado, you'll always know what to expect. The new full-color edition of this proven guidebook provides everything you need to know. Inside you'll find:

  • 50 campgrounds in national parks, state parks, and other breathtaking locales, organized into five distinct regions
  • Selections based on location, topography, nearby activities, and overall appeal
  • Detailed maps of each campground and key information such as fees, restrictions, dates of operation, and facilities
  • Driving directions and GPS coordinates
  • Ratings for beauty, privacy, spaciousness, noise level, security, and cleanliness

Whether you seek a quiet campground near a fish-filled stream or a family campground with all the amenities, grab Best Tent Camping: Colorado. It's a keeper for all who wish to find those special locales that offer a true connection with nature.

About the Author

Monica Parpal Stockbridge is a writer and editor born and raised in Colorado. She attended college in Omaha, Nebraska, but always knew she wanted to end up back in the Centennial State. Although she grew up hiking at state parks and snowboarding in the mountains, she didn't become a tent camper until adulthood when she started climbing fourteeners with friends. Now, she can proudly pitch her own tent and cook a good camp dinner on her Coleman stove. She hopes to share many more camping memories with her husband and young daughter.Monica has written for numerous local, national, and international publications, including The Denver Post, Colorado Traveler Magazine, 5280, Colorado Parent, ColoradoBiz, and Preferred Travel. She contributed to the Moon Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs guidebook. Today, she writes about travel and technology from her home in Denver.