Camping in early June

Old Apr 9th, 2012, 07:12 PM
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Canyon City is less than 2.5 hours from Denver and has the Royal Gorge Bridge plus there are other tourist things to do in Colorado Springs on the way there or back, like Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings or the Pikes Peak Cog Railway

The other direction is Fort Collins with plenty of tent camping up the Poudre Canyon and you that would put you close to RMNP in case you wanted to drive up Trail Ridge Road for as far as it is opened. It really is a must see for anyone visiting Colorado.
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Old Apr 9th, 2012, 07:15 PM
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Link to my pictures of GSD and Royale Gorge area. Memorial Day weekend 2009(i think)
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Old Apr 9th, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Videos for the road
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Old Apr 10th, 2012, 07:01 AM
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Hanging Lake is very popular and parking can be difficult if not impossible on summer weekends. I recommend going early or on a weekday.

The Great Sand Dunes are a blast. I'm hoping to get down there again this spring. If the creek is flowing bring beach toys for you preschooler. Check out the following link for info on Medano Creek.
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Old Apr 10th, 2012, 12:04 PM
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The more iv'e thought about it The Great Sand Dunes if probably the very best park to take a preschooler.
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