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Camping, Cabins, Yurts & Guest House
Camping, Cabins, Yurts & Guest House
Golden Gate Canyon

Camping Reservations are Required

Camping at Golden Gate now requires a reservation. For more information, see the camping reservations page.

​​​​​​There is NO cell or internet service in the Golden Gate Canyon State Park area. Payp​hones are located at the Visitor Center and Reverend's Ridge Campground office.​

Cabins and Yurts

Open to the public year-round, Golden Gate's cabins and yurts are an adventurous and comfortable way for visitors to experience the outdoors

There is a two-night minimum stay for all cabins & yurts.

Cabin & Yurt Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.

​See more Cabin and Yurt details, or call to reserve at 1-800-244-5613.

Guest House

The beautiful four-bedroom, two-bathroom guest house offers a  full kitchen, linen service, and gas fireplaces. Along with the guest house, two electrical RV sites​ are also available. Horses are welcome. Pets and group events are prohibited.

Guest House & RV Site Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.

See more details about the Guest House and RV Sites​ or call to reserve at 1-800-244-5613​.


Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-244-5613 or online at

Camping Rules

  • Dogs are permitted in both the Reverend's Ridge and Aspen Meadows campgrounds and in the backcountry. 
    • They must be on a 6-foot leash at all times and can not be left at your site unattended. 
    • Please pick up after your dog.​ 
  •  Please be advised that tying off to trees is prohibited and this includes hammocks.

Reverend's Ridge

Reverend's Ridge features 97 sites and accommodates trailers, pickup campers and tents. Sites 1-59 have electric hookups and can accommodate RV's, rooftop/vehicle camping, and tents. Sites 60-97 do not have electricity and are tent only (RV/rooftop camping/camping in vehicles is not allowed). 

Facilities include flush toilets, shower and laundry facilities, a dump station, and some electrical hookups.​ Reverend's Ridge Campground is open year-round, but the shower building and dump station are closed for the winter.

Reverend's Ridge Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.

​See more details about the Reverend Ridge campsites.​​

Aspen Meadows

Aspen Meadows features 35 basic, tent-only campsites.  Facilities include a water pump, vault toilets, and designated campsites with tables, fire rings, and high use tent pads. 

  • Rooftop camping is not allowed.
  • Sites 15 and 16 will accommodate horses.

Closed for the winter. This campground closes in mid-October and typically opens in mid-May depending on weather conditions. 

Aspen Meadows Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.

See more details about the Aspen Meadows campsites.

Backcountry Camping

For those who want a more primitive and somewhat unique camping experience, there are four backcountry shelters and 20 backcountry tent sites. All sites are walk in access (approx. 1-2.5 miles one way.)

  • Fire are not allowed in the Backcountry.
  • Please use provided bear boxes to store food and trash. 

Permit required. A reservation is now required for all Backcountry camping. See above information on obtaining a reservation.

Backcountry Camping Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.

See the campgrounds and backcountry camping page for more detailed information backcountry campsites or call the visitor center at (303) 582-3707.

Group Camping

Rifleman Phillips Group Campground

The tents-only campground is located in a 50-year-old stand of lodgepole pine and can house up to 75. Facilities include picnic tables, fire rings, and areas for dispersed camping. There is a hand pump well and a vault toilet.

Reservations can be made 6 or more months in advance.

Rifleman Phillips Group Campground Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.

See more Rifleman Phillips G​r​oup Camping details​.

Works Ranch Cabin and Group Cam​ping Area

A secluded cabin and group camping area that can house up to 30. With outdoor eating area, fire pits and grills, this is a perfect site for family groups or friends. Pets are not permitted at the Works Ranch. 

Works Ranch has a two night minimum stay.

Reservations can be made 6 or more months in advance.

Works Ranch Cabin & Group Camping Pricing

For pricing information, see the Fees page​.