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Brainard Lake Campground

Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, Ward, CO
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Pawnee is a very well cared for campground in/near the Indian Peaks Wilderness, a gorgeous high-altitude setting (10,000+ feet). Paved roadway, clean bathrooms, potable water spigots, graveled level campsites (40+). Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, grill & bear box (for storing anything...More

1  Thank AndiBucknell
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We were so surprised to arrive at the Campground at Brainard Lake and find it had been completely upgraded. You'll find 47 campsites with 11 of them being tent-only, walk-in sites. All campsites had beautiful new picnic tables; fire pits; raised barbecue grills; huge bear...More

4  Thank TropicalBirdGirl
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Brainard Lake has good population of Brook Trout if you enjoy fishing. Also some wonderful trails to hike with unbelievable scenery. BUT the real attraction at Brainard Lake is the Moose! I've seen as many as twelve very large bull moose at Brainard Lake in...More

2  Thank moosedancer
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We have tent camped all over colorado and this campground is by far the most beautiful place we have stayed. There are 8 walk-in sites that are full by 9am so come early. The vault toilets were clean and the campground is neat and quiet....More

1  Thank worldtraveler795
Reviewed 26 July 2014

My wife hiked around Long Lake, my brother and I fished Brainard and the South St. Vrain. This is a lovely mountain spot. I would recommend it especially to those who may have difficulty getting about as it is over 10,000' but blacktop all the...More

1  Thank Greg K
  • Number of rooms
  • 47
  • Location
  • United States >
  • Colorado >
  • Ward
  • Also Known As
  • Brainard Lake Campground Hotel Ward
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