Glacier Basin Campground is located midway up Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, about 6 miles from the Beaver Meadows Entrance.
Glacier Basin’s large, lovely meadow has a fantastic view of the Continental Divide, and there is easy access to lots of hiking. The amphitheater hosts regular ranger programs, and there’s nothing like watching a campfire program under the stars to make your vacation complete.
The campground is somewhat forested, and fairly cool due to its elevation at 8,500′ (2,590m). Due to the mountain pine beetle epidemic, most trees in the C & D loops have been removed. Consequently, these are a good choice for RVs with large slideouts.
The campground has 150 RV (35′ limit) and tent sites, including group sites. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring, with access to potable water and flush toilets (no showers).
Firewood and ice are available for purchase. Pets are allowed in campgrounds, but not on trails in Rocky Mountain National Park. The campground is conveniently located on the shuttle bus route.
This campground is only open during the summer months, and reservations are available for some sites.
This is a good choice for people who: want to stay in the National Park, like nice views and/or trees, would rather have basic services than lots of amenities.
The campground’s view is captured every day by the webcam on the ranger station (refresh this page for current image):
Reserve a Site at Glacier Basin Campground
For information only, call (970) 586-1206.