Crawford, Colorado

Crawford State Park

Crawford, Colorado



Crawford, Colorado
Phone: (970) 921-5721

Sites: 66
Recent Rate: $13 8/2015

Latitude: 38.683811
Longitude: -107.601532

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $2.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 2.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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NT2013

Review Count: 98
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $13.00
Overall Rating:      

This review is of Clear Fork Campground which does not have hook ups but does have much larger campsites and less traffic than its neighbor Iron Creek which has hookups and smaller sites. Both campgrounds are about the same size but there are only 21 sites in Clear Creek. There are flush toilets, showers and water at Clear Fork. This campground is used mostly by tenters, however there are at least 5 sites suitable of rigs up to 35 feet. The rate of $13 was with an Aspen Senior Pass and includes a $3 a night discount for Sunday-Thursday camping. There were 3 or 4 good sized RVs in the Clear Fork campground. They were over nighters. The price makes this a great place if you are just passing thru. I have in the past camped with my trailer at Iron Creek BUT if I come back I think I would opt for Clear Creek even with my trailer due to the better views, larger sites and privacy. Unless you fish or boat Crawford SP doesn't offer a lot of activity in the area. We camped at Crawford State Park in a Tent.

Tips for other Campers:

Good hiking at the nearby north rim of the Black Canyon. It's an all day trip to the south rim and most popular area of the Black Canyon. Don't expect much in the way of eating out or shopping. Tenters you will be a lot happier at Clear Fork than Iron Creek unless you like being wedged in between RV's with litttle shade or privacy.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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cruiserrv

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The views of the mountains, the lake and the night star-studded sky made this a excellent choice for a weekend getaway! On top of that, the sites were level, clean and the folks at the front entrance made us feel right at home. We will be back! We camped at Crawford State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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jannie5

Review Count: 205
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed at Iron Creek Campground which is the only campground with electric hook ups at this state park. Clear Fork Campground does not have hook ups. Nice state park with great facilities. Large sites, level, with a nice sun shelter and picnic table. The power was at a steady 120 volts and water was around 45 psi. Nothing in the park to hinder your satellite TV. They no longer charge for your tow car as long as you towed it into the park. The park day pass or an annual park pass can be purchased at the park office located between the town of Crawford and Clear Fork Campground. No Verizon cell or aircard here, but if you go up to the library in town you can get a signal for both. The library also has their own Wi-Fi that you can use inside or outside the building 24 hrs a day 7 days a week. If you need to use a computer they have 6 new computers that you can use. There are 2 small food stores but we chose to go to City Market in Hotchkiss which is about 12 miles from the park. The dump station is located near the exit of the park. We enjoyed the peace and quiet with the beautiful views and would return again if in the area. We camped at Crawford State Park in a Motorhome.

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consort

Review Count: 58
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very scenic park with a view of the water. I do not believe in our section there were any waterfront sites, only water view. Our problem was lack of cell phone service. We use Verizon which says they have service there, but everyone there knows that they do not. Sprint was the only service and it was apparently very spotty. We camped at Crawford State Park in a Motorhome.

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Paul M. Kitchen

Review Count: 116
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2008 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice State Park RV campground! The sites are very well kept, level, and properly equipped. The location is great and close to several attractions. The State Park employees were very helpful and always had a smile. We camped at Crawford State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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User498

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground, we camped here in a fifth wheel with slides on both sides. Most of the sites would have been large enough for us. Fishing was good, trout and pike. A nice walking path and visitor center. Small store down the road if you need anything. Beautiful views of the farm land and mountains. Close to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and the Colorado National Mounument. We stayed here for 10 days. We camped at Crawford State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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exportman

Review Count: 114
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2008 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

There is more than one campground in this park. This review applies to Iron Creek which has the hookups. I think there are 45 sites. All sites are spacious. Many of the sites have 50 amp. Some have shade canopys over the tables. My favorite sites are # 41 and 22. If you have a boat and want to beach it near your site you could consider #24 and #26. Good fishing lake. Fabulous camp host at #14 who keeps an eye on things without being over present. We camped at Crawford State Park in a Motorhome.

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