The Best Camping in Lakewood

Looking for the best camping in Lakewood? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lakewood. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Lakewood

  • Littleton, Colorado

    Colorado Trail: Segment 1

    15.78 mi / 3173 ft gain
    Colorado Trail: Segment 1 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Littleton, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Maxwell Falls Lower Trail

    3.99 mi / 902 ft gain
    Maxwell Falls Lower Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Evergreen, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Maxwell Falls Bluffs Cliffside Trail Loop

    5.14 mi / 1079 ft gain
    Maxwell Falls Bluffs Cliffside Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Conifer, Colorado.
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Mountain Lion Trail

    6.74 mi / 1506 ft gain
    Mountain Lion Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pinecliffe, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Private and Tranquil Retreat at Beaver Brook Watershed

    4.0
    Note: This is NOT the Beaver Brook Trail in Genesee Park/Lookout Mountain! If you enjoy the scenery and ambiance of Evergreen, but Evergreen Lake has become too crowded for your tastes, Beaver Brook Watershed (owned by the City of Golden) is an excellent alternative. It’s a small, secluded area a...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Tallman Ranch via Bridge Creek Trailhead

    3.06 mi / 436 ft gain
    Tallman Ranch via Bridge Creek Trailhead is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Golden, Colorado.
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike the Horseshoe Trail

    3.5
    3.6 mi / 910 ft gain
    This intermediate hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park is an attraction across seasons – in fall the aspens show beautiful colors, while in spring and and summer wildflowers bloom along the trail. You can also reach three backcountry camping sites via access trails off of Horseshoe. Come early t...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Horseshoe Trail to Frazer Meadow

    3.97 mi / 928 ft gain
    Horseshoe Trail to Frazer Meadow is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Central City, Colorado.
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  • Black Hawk, Colorado

    Golden Gate State Park Loop Trail

    11.98 mi / 2178 ft gain
    Golden Gate State Park Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Golden, Colorado.
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Upper Mule Deer and Lower Mule Deer Loop

    5.87 mi / 768 ft gain
    Upper Mule Deer and Lower Mule Deer Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Black Hawk, Colorado.
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Indian Creek and Steven's Gulch Loop Trail

    19.88 mi / 4259 ft gain
    Indian Creek and Steven's Gulch Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Littleton, Colorado.
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  • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    Snowshoe to Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

    4.0
    4.75 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Come check out the Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout, a historic spot located in the Mount Evans Wilderness Area of Colorado, and one of the highest lookout towers in the country, at an elevation of 11,486 ft. Just a short drive from the Front Range corridor, you can hike/backpack in to this lookout ar...
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Beaver Meadows Trail

    10.99 mi / 2635 ft gain
    Beaver Meadows Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Idaho Springs, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Beartracks Lake Trail

    11.66 mi / 2349 ft gain
    Beartracks Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Idaho Springs, Colorado.
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Colorado Trail : Segment 3

    13.21 mi / 2123 ft gain
    Colorado Trail : Segment 3 is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Buffalo Creek, Colorado.
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  • Pine, Colorado

    Dispersed Camp at the Buffalo Creek Area in Pike National Forest

    3.8
    50 miles from Denver, nestled in Pike National Forest, there are dozens of free dispersed camping sites. With quick access to the Colorado Trail and Buffalo Creek Mountain Bike Area, these campsites make for a perfect weekend getaway. The campsites begin on Forest Road 550, and are clearly marked...
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