Colorado Camping Places

COLORADO CAMPING PLACES

ORGANIZATIONS WHICH SPONSOR WILDERNESS

CAMPING TRIPS

Colorado Mountain Club, 2530 West Alameda Avenue, Denver, CO 80219; (303)922-3708. This 7,500-member hiking and climbing club has chapters throughout Colorado. Numerous scheduled outings including backpacking, canoe-camping, and other wilderness camping trips. In addition, courses which teach wilderness skills are offered.

Sierra Club, 777 Grant Street, Suite 606, Denver, CO 80203; (303)861-8819.

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This chapter of the Sierra Club offers some wilderness camping trips.

USEFUL GUIDEBOOKS

Bicycling the BackcountryStoehr, William L. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co.

Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness AreaRoach, Gerry. Golden, CO: Fulcrum.

Exploring Colorado's Wild AreasWarren, Scott. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books.

The Floater's Guide to ColoradoWheat, Doug. Helena, MT: Falcon Press, 1983.

The Hiker's Guide to ColoradoBoddie, Caryn and Peter. Helena, MT: Falcon Press, 1984.

Hiker's Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness AreaThompson, Jay and Therese. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co.

Hiking the Southwest's Canyon CountryHinch-man, Sandra. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books. Hiking Trails of the Boulder Mountain Parks and PlainsDe Haan, Vici. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co. 1979.

Hiking Trails of Central ColoradoHagen, Mary.

Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co.

Hiking Trails of Northern ColoradoHagen, Mary. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co. Hiking Trails of Southwestern ColoradoPixler, Paul. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co. 1981. Mountain Bike Rides in the Colorado Front ; RangeStoehr, William L. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co.

Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking TrailsDannen, Kent & Donna. Old Saybrook, CT: The Globe Pequot Press.

The Sierra Club Guide to the Natural Areas of Colorado and Utah Perry, John and Jane. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1985.

The South San Juan Wilderness AreaMurray, John. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing Co.

Trails of the Front RangeKenofer, Louis. Boulder, CO: Pruett, 1980.

INFORMATION ABOUT CAMPGROUNDS IN STATE

PARKS

Colorado Division of Parks and Recreation, 1313 Sherman Street, Room 618, Denver, CO 80203; (303)866-3437.

STATE HIGHWAY MAP AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

Colorado Tourism Board, 1625 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver, CO 80202; (303)592-5410.

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