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Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We decided to camp here for a night (after two nights at Moraine Campground). First impressions are rather depressing. A lot of the trees have been chopped off because of the beetle infestation. The campground is first come first serve and not having a map or a ranger to direct us (when we got there around 4 pm on a... More 

1 Thank John D
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The campground on the west side of the park, nice spot. About 20 elk stopped in for a visit. It is. The overflow campground that doesn't take reservations. Loved it! Not far to drive from one side of the park to the other either.

Thank April B
Munich, Germany
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We arrived quite late in the day, but it was no problem to get a campsite at all. Anything was clean and each campsite has its own firepit and picknick table. It's a great point to start hikes in the colorado river valley. On our departure day's morning there were some elk in the camp. :)

1 Thank nkeckl
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at Timber Creek while touring the park. The campground fills up fast, so I highly recommend getting a spot early (first-come-first-serve). The view is fantastic, as you're in the middle of the valley surrounded by mountains. In fact, my only complaint at all is that the sites are nearly completely open (no tree cover to speak... More 

1 Thank Bradley C
Austin, Texas
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108 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We camped here for one night and absolutely loved it. The campground sells firewood, has flush toilets, recycling bins, and the Rangers were extremely friendly. In the evening and early in the morning there were close to 10 female elks at the campground. They were mostly grazing and were quite the spectacle. I loved every moment of it. Some campers... More 

1 Thank Johny_daniel
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We loved camping at Timber Creek Campground in mid June. We made sure to arrive early in the afternoon to get a campsite. There were plenty left at that time, even though it was a Friday. Elk grazed in the fields near our tentsite and bull elks roamed the campground in the evening and early morning.

3 Thank Donnawinnie
Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed for one night in September. Fire helped with the cold mountain night. We got in around 6:30 pm, so had enough light to put up the tent with beautiful sun before it hid behind the mountains. The area closer to the mountains loses the sun first, but also gains it first in the morning. We got a spot... More 

1 Thank nastiki
Conway, Arkansas
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough about this campground. We drove through the others on the other side of the park and they hardly compare to the open valley views you get with Timber Creek. And waking up to wildlife walking through camp!!! Wow...I will be back!

Thank April P
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We were hoping we could get in on a 1st come 1st serve campsite and got lucky with Timber Creek on a Saturday morning. Our spot was towards the back against some trees so we had some shade, although we were gone most of the day so the sun wouldn't have mattered too much anyway. The sites have nice cement... More 

1 Thank Michelle M
Budd Lake, New Jersey
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181 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Although the field is quite open so you can see your neighbors, space between the sites is enough to feel like you have good privacy. The views will also detract for looking around. We chose a spot close to the trail to the river for it's proximity to it, big trees to relax under for shade and the bathrooms that... More 

1 Thank nataliah86

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Additional Information about Timber Creek Campground

Address: Ten miles north of Grand Lake Entrance, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Region: United States > Colorado > Rocky Mountain National Park
Price Range: ₹ 960 - ₹ 1,371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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“We had #72 which was right on the creek. #71 or #73 (next to us) was further in from the road and a little more private.”
 of 5 bubbles DarthCoder, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't forget to pack a warm sleeping bag, cause nights can get pretty cold up here.”
 of 5 bubbles nkeckl, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Campsites away from the main road were good.”
 of 5 bubbles Donnawinnie, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We got there early and it didn't seem to start filling up until early evening.”
 of 5 bubbles michellemI7154DR, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Come in the morning for a creek side site.”
 of 5 bubbles KamperGirl, 12 Aug 2011 | Read review
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