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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, except for the backcountry sites. 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. 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 table, fire rings, and high use tent pads. 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 4 backcountry shelters and 20 backcountry tent sites. 

Permit required. Backcountry camping permits must be obtained in person at the Visitors Center.  All sites are first come first serve only.

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​.