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​Camping at all state parks now requires a reservation. 

For more information, see the camping reservations page.

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Lathrop has 103 campsites and three group-camping areas. The campgrounds accommodate motor homes, trailers and tents, and offer either a basic or improved camping experience. 

Campsite reservations may be made by calling 1-800-244-5613​ or by reserving online

  • Camping pricing information can be found on the park Fees page​
  • Group campground reservations can be made by calling the park directly at (719) 738-2376.

​​​Quiet hours should be observed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Yucca Campground

Site 11. Image Courtesy of Jonathan D Kelly

Yucca Campground is non-electric. It has 21 back-in campsites providing a basic camping experience with gravel roads, vault toilets, water hydrants throughout the campground. Each site has a picnic table and a fire pit. This area can accommodate tents and small camping units such as pop-up campers, camper vans, pickup trucks with camper tops, and small RV’s.  Trash receptacles are provided at the campground entrance. 

Pi​​​ñ​on​ Campground

Spanish Peaks and Martin Lake. Image Courtesy of Jonathan D Kelly

Pi​​​ñ​on Campground has 82 campsites and features pull-through or back-in paved sites, paved roads, up to 50-amp electrical hookups, fire pits, and picnic tables. It also has new restrooms and pay showers in each loop. Public water hydrants are located throughout the campground but do not allow for individual hookup, and a dump station is available. Trash receptacles are located at the entrance to each of the campground’s four loops.  Handicap sites are also available. Children will enjoy the centrally located playground, and evening programs can be enjoyed in the Pi​​​ñ​on​ amphitheater every Friday and Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The golf course is also within walking distance. 

Group Camping

  • Group camping reservations can now be made 6 months in advance.
  • Call park office at 719-738-2376 availability and reser​v​ations.  

Group Site A - $75, up to 30 people. No electricity. Cottonwood trees, vault toilets, 3 large (16x16) tent pads, 3 picnic tables, water nearby, stand up grill and fire pit. Limited parking up to 8 passenger vehicles. A Single (one) camping trailer may be parked in vehicle parking area along roadside if it isn't restricting traffic flow. Additional vehicles may be parked at the Martin Lake spillway parking lot.

Groupg Site B - $75, up to 50 people. No electricity. The group may have up to 7 (seven) trailers or RV's and 6 (six) other motor vehicles in this site. Tents may be set in cul-de-sac in addition to camping units which may be parked around the perimeter. Small trees, picnic tables, grill, vault toilets and water near by. All vehicles that enter the park must have a current park pass. 

Yucca #13 -  $22, up to 6 people.  No electricity. Parking for a small trailer and/or tent and parking for an additional vehicle.

Los Alamos Group Camping and Picnic Area - $225, up to 50 campers.

This area allows seven (7) RV's or camping trailers for which electrical hookups are available. Tents may also be set up in near the pavilion, accommodating a total of 50 campers. The perfect location for large family gatherings, groups who enjoy watersports, etc. Near Martin Lake Shoreline and beach area.