This privately-owned campground is located on the river in the Big Thompson Canyon, about 20 minutes east of Estes Park, at 6,161 ft (1,878 m).
Drake Campground offers good access to fishing in the Big Thompson River, and is conveniently located next to the only restaurant in the canyon.
There are 40 tent sites and 12 RVs sites with electrical hookups. Camp sites feature fire grates and picnic tables. There is access to potable water and vault toilets, and there is a dump station for RVs.
Although the campground was damaged in the 2013 floods, they are back in business with many improvements throughout the property.
Contact Drake Campground
1601 Hwy 34
Drake, CO 80515