9.3 Excellent
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Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Colorado Springs, Colorado


410 JL Ranch Heights Rd
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80926
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Sites: 61
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 38.73397
Longitude: -104.81995

Elevation: 6056' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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122 Reviews

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

Have been here several times and always enjoy it. Not sure about being here in the heat of summer, there is no shade. It has always been fully reserved when we were here. As others have stated, the Colorado policy of charging $7.00 a day to get into the park even though you have already paid the nightly fee for camping is a little annoying. Absolutely fantastic views. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Swift Puma 38
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Many other reviewers discuss the beauty and characteristics of this park, so I won't simply repeat them. This is a note for dog owners. We travel with our two Labrador Retrievers and were very disappointed to read material from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department itself which stated that there are no "dog-friendly" hiking trails in Cheyenne Mountain State Park for reasons of wildlife roaming through the area. However, on arriving at the park we discovered from park personnel that this is simply not true. There are, in fact, several easy walking trails throughout the park that are fine for walking pets as long as they are on-leash and there is even a printed map showing the trails. So if you, as we, have canine companions along for the ride, do not be dissuaded by literature which states that dogs are not allowed on the trails. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
15 - Gobbler Grove
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Normally back-in sites have superior views to pull-throughs, but even the pull-through sites here have great mountain views.

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Review Count: 208
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 39

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

What a beautiful campground! Ever facet of it is top quality and esthetically pleasing and the views spectacular. Not a big campground and only three sites were available when I showed up on a Monday. Had to pay the usual $7 day pass as well and $30 seemed steep for a state park but full hookups, gorgeous views and generous sites made it a bargain. Excellent in every respect. Good Verizon signal. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Gobbler Grove
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

The road into the park is fairly steep and winding but wide and smooth. The higher elevation [from Colorado Springs] keeps it cool.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Not much to add that others have not stated. Level concrete parking pads, all utilities work well. Good spacing. The section we were in had shrubbery between sites and thus provided great privacy. All sites are full sun so it can get hot. Great visitor center at entrance to park. Biggest peeve is the extra fees -mainly a $7 daily state park fee. I've already payed $30/day to stay in the campground (and paid a reservation fee). We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
39
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

The price doesn't include a 7.00 daily park entrance fee unless you have an annual park pass which is 70.00. This is possibly the best state park I have ever visited. All roads and campsites are paved and all campsites have full hookups with 50 amp service. Restrooms, showers, laundry room and visitor center are immaculate. The showers are 1.00 for four minutes which is one drawback if you need to use them. Laundry fees are about standard. 1.25 to 1.75 depending on which machine you use. There are plenty of real nice hiking trails throughout the park. We stayed in site 49 which was a pull through with plenty of room for our 41 foot 5th wheel and truck. It also had a large patio with table and a large campfire ring. It also had an area for a tent if one is needed. Very nice views of the surrounding area and mountains from anywhere in the park. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
The Meadows site 49
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Pikes Peak, Cripple Creek, Seven Falls, Garden of the Gods , Colorado Springs

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

In addition to the nightly camping fee, plan to pay $7 / day state park access fee unless you have an annual Colorado State Park pass. Plenty of space between campsites, water pressure on the low end, but worked adequately. It's great to look up at night and see the lights to the entrance of NORAD. Great views of Colorado Springs as well. Several well-maintained trails that you can take your dogs on, and several that are dog-free. Even on the dog trails, we saw a minimum of "droppings" left behind by dog owners. The park staff and camp hosts were friendly and helpful. Laundry was clean and worked well at $1.50 a load for washer or dryer. Pay showers appeared clean although we didn't use them. You will hear the various military facilities play reveille and taps, which was neat for us as veterans. You may see muley deer, bears, or a mountain lion - take appropriate measures with food. We saw deer, and heard of a mountain lion sighting, but the bears hadn't been seen in a couple weeks when we were there. We will definitely return to this campground! We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
18 Swift Puma Loop
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Colorado Springs has a TON of things to do. We enjoyed touring the Olympic Training Center, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Springs, and the Cog Railway to Pikes Peak. There are many local breweries as well.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We really enjoyed our time at this park. We had great views from out site and it is very private. Lots of walking trails and close to stores and other attractions. The site we had was very large but FYI, the angle of the driveway into the site made it impossible for me to release my sway bars. I had to pull my trailer back out of the site to where it was level to remove the sway bars and then back into the site again to finish disconnecting. The site itself was very level. I would request this site again. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Swift Puma 38
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Don't miss Garden of the Gods. Also the Air Force Academy was is really worthwhile.

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Review Count: 77
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

This campground is in a wonderful location partway up Cheyenne Mountain. The sites are well spaced but most have little privacy. Our site #27 had nice border shrubbery and was one of the nicer sites in the park. We bought a annual vehicle pass for our truck for $70. The motorcycles in the back of our toy hauler got free "towed vehicle" passes for our stay. I do think that after you pay $30 for a site and $7 a day for a vehicle pass it is tacky to then charge for showers ($1 per 4 minutes). The park is very well kept with clean restrooms and each site is cleaned after use. There are many hiking trails nearby and many sites to see. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We enjoyed the US Olympic Training site tour, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, and The Air Force Academy. Great food downtown at King Chef Dinner - try the breakfast burrito.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $37.00
Overall Rating:

The $37 price includes camping pride and state park daily fee. We LOVED this campground. We had a beautiful view of the valley. Quite spacious and comfortable. We had a step down patio and picnic table and fire ring. It was quiet and peaceful and just what we wanted! Side note, the base at the bottom of the hill plays revely at 6am everyday! We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
raptor glen loop
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

We had site #10 which is a very nice pull through on a high hill with views of the entire city below and for miles. Very nice spot one of the best in the park. All hook-ups worked well and were nice and neat. Great trails to walk too. This is a great State Park that is close to the city with easy access to Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods etc. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
10
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 75
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

This is one of our favorite parks to stay at! Great place to stay as a base of operations for seeing the sights such as the zoo or 7 Falls. Hookups worked well except for lower than normal water pressure. It was something the entire park was experiencing, not just our site. Usually have good water. Our site #044 was one of the few pull-throughs in the campground. There is a grade at the end of the site that made hooking up the trailer sway bars more difficult, but manageable. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
044
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Very pretty State Park. Area is dry, so landscaping reflects that. Nice space between sites. Full hook-ups, except no cable. Sure was level. Roads are easy to navigate in our 40' rig. Laundry is $1.50 to wash and $1.50 to dry. I would have given this Park a 10, but I don't like little fees being added here and there. We had to pay $10 for our two nights, when reserving online. Then we arrived and had to pay $7/day ($14 total) for a "park pass." These two fees made the $30 nightly rate, $42 per night.

If they had had a pool, a larger playground, cable and did not charge for showers in the one bathhouse (that was large and clean), this property would be a 10 for us. Only rated it lower for the added fees. But if you're okay with those, you'll be happy here as it is a nice State Park. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
15
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of shopping/restaurants close by.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Loved this park! Very convenient to so many local attractions, shopping, restaurants etc. The park is very clean, lots of great hiking trails, wildlife, beautiful flowers. Full hookups are a plus! The laundry room is so clean & reasonable, a play ground for the kids & an activity room. Would definitely return to this park. Oh & let's not forget the bugles @ 6:30 am from Ft Carson! We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
21
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
Tips for other Campers:

Old Colorado City, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak. Black Bear Coffee just 4 miles down the road along with Safeway grocery store.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

One of the nicest RV parks we have ever visited. Very level concrete sites, fire rings on each site along with rubber coated steel picnic tables, full hook ups, tenting area on each site with built in anchor tie downs and extra water outlet to get water outside. Restrooms and showers are fantastic. Trial period for walking trails for dogs in existence. Great views....day time and night of the Colorado Springs area. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
24
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Other than hiking, bicycling, etc there isn't a lot to do. No shopping within walking distance....no tourist attractions within walking distance. An abundance of wildlife in the park. Have seen deer, elk, turkey, fox and bear. A fantastic park for those campers who love the outdoors.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

This state camp site sits on the Eastern shoulder of Cheyenne Mountain and has beautiful views over Colorado Springs and east to the plains. There are numerous hiking/biking trails here which is the main activity. The campground is very close to Colorado Springs and Fountain (and their amenities). Our site was full service and had a level concrete pad for parking the trailer. The campground is very well maintained. We camped at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

A good activities for kids is to take them to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo which is just a few miles north of the campground.

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