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Quick Facts

Glacier Basin Campground

Elevation: 8,600 Feet (2680.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 7 Days
Number of Sites: 150
Reservation Status: Accepted Reservations accepted for the summer months, 5 months in advance. Call 1-800-365-2267.
Usage: Heavy




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General Description

Glacier Basin Campground Entrance off Bear Lake
Copyright: - US National Park Service
Glacier Basin Campground Entrance off Bear Lake
Glacier Basin Campground is located on the east side of the Park, on Bear Lake Road, south of the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station. It is a large campground and reservations are accepted for the summer months. The campground is very close to the shuttle bus pickup for Bear Lake.

FACILITIES: Glacier Basin has 150 campsites. Facilities include tables, fire rings, public telephones, toilets and a dump station. Firewood, drinking water and ice are available during the summer months.

Directions from Estes Park: Travel west on Hwy 34 to the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station. Just west of the Entrance Station, head south on Bear Lake Road. Follow this road toward the Bear Lake Trailhead, to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late May through Early September .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Glacier Basin Campground
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking There are several trailheads nearby.
Yes
ICON Viewing Interpretive Sites Bear Lake Nature Trail
No
ICON Viewing Scenery Surrounding area and nearby Bear Lake.
Yes



Related Activities
Bear Lake Road Bike Route - This route climbs 1,500 feet in 8 miles from Highway 36, and ends at scenic Bear Lake, elevation 9,475 ft.

Glacier Basin Group Site - Glacier Basin Group Campground is located on the east side of the Park, on Bear Lake Road. It offers 15 group campsites for tents only. Reservations are required.

Sprague Lake Picnic Ground - Sprague Lake Picnic Ground is located off Bear Lake Road, in the Glacier Basin area, on the east side of the park.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Estes Park Chamber Resort Association, 500 Big Thompson Ave. , Estes Park, CO, 80517, Phone: 800-44-ESTES, Fax: 970-586-6336, www.rockymtntrav.com/estes

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