Colorado Bend State Park

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Primitive Campsites (Hike-in | Backcountry Windmill Area)

  • People per Site: 4
  • Miles to Facility: 1.0

This is a backcountry wilderness, low-impact, limited footprint camping area. It is not a group camp area. All tents must be in the boundary of the sites, with only four people per site. Camping outside the designated area is prohibited. Campsites are one mile from the Windmill Trailhead, but you can park at any trailhead in the park to customize your hike. The Windmill Backpack Area is five miles from the river and the main campground. No water or toilets are available in this area. No open fires are allowed, but you may use containerized fuel stoves for cooking. Carry out all trash and dispose of it properly.

  • No Water
  • No Restrooms



Plus daily
entrance fee


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