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Camping at Pronghorn Campground

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Location and Access

Pronghorn Campground is located within Elkhead Reservoir State Park, which is in Northwest Colorado, near Craig and Hayden. Access to the campground typically involves driving from the nearest towns and following the signs to the park. The exact address and directions should be obtained through the park's official website or local maps, as they provide the most reliable and updated information.

Campsite Details

The campground offers a mix of amenities to suit different camping preferences, which can include:

  • Tent Sites: Designated areas for tent camping with nearby access to water and restroom facilities.
  • RV Sites: Spaces with or without hookups for RV camping. This can include electric, water, and possibly sewer hookups in some of the sites.
  • Picnic Tables and Fire Rings: Most sites have a picnic table and fire ring for campfires and outdoor dining.


The Pronghorn Campground usually provides basic facilities such as:

  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Some campgrounds have a dump station for RVs.


Elkhead Reservoir State Park offers a range of outdoor activities that could include:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Viewing

Reservations and Fees

Reservations for Pronghorn Campground are often highly recommended, especially during peak seasons, and can typically be made online or by phone. Fees for camping vary based on the site type and amenities provided.

Rules and Regulations

Campers should be aware of the park's rules, which may include:

  • Fire Restrictions: Depending on the time of year and conditions, there may be restrictions on campfires.
  • Pets: Information about whether pets are allowed and the expectations for pet behavior and waste management.
  • Quiet Hours: Most campgrounds have designated quiet hours to ensure a peaceful environment for all campers.
  • Wildlife: Guidelines on how to properly store food to avoid attracting wildlife.

Seasonal Access

The operating season of Pronghorn Campground can vary with the weather and other conditions. Some parks are only open seasonally, so it's essential to check if the campground is open during your planned visit.

Contact Information

For the most current information and to address any specific questions, campers should directly contact the park via:

  • Phone
  • Email
  • Website

Important Note: Before heading to Pronghorn Campground, it's crucial to check the latest information on conditions, restrictions, and closures that may be in place due to weather events, wildlife activity, or other unforeseen circumstances. The park's official website or local ranger station is the best source for this information.

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