• More than 50 miles of trails to explore
on skis, snowshoes and horseback
• 16 electrical campsites open for winter
camping and three cabins open year-
• Breathtaking scenery in the shadow of
Mueller State Park
21045 Highway 67 South
Divide, CO 80814
ST. VRAIN STATE PARK
A peaceful, family-friendly destination
with modern camping facilities and tranquil ponds popular for fishing, birding
and photography just north of Denver.
Only a short drive on I- 25 from Denver or
Fort Collins, St. Vrain State Park is a nature
lover’s paradise. With over 152 land acres
and 604 acres of water split among several
ponds, the park offers an abundance of
opportunities for outdoor activity.
Anglers, campers, photographers, birders
and walkers all will find plenty of space
to partake in their activity of choice year-round. Non-motorized vessels or those
with trolling motors are permitted in the
ponds, keeping the waters calm and the
wildlife happy. Anglers will find excellent
trout fishing in the fall, as well as bluegill,
crappie, largemouth bass and catfish.
The park’s serene atmosphere makes it a
great spot to teach children how to fish.
St. Vrain State Park has approximately 3. 5
miles of flat, unpaved trails suitable for
biking and leisurely walking. Visitors should
make sure to stop at one of the shelters or
picnic tables often found underneath the
large cottonwood and willow trees to soak
in the breathtaking views of the Front Range
and, particularly, Long’s Peak.
The largest Great Blue Heron rookery in
the state is found inside the park. Visitors
can also observe an abundance of
migrating waterfowl, songbirds and raptors.
During the winter, the park is home to
St. Vrain State Park has eight campgrounds
with 87 campsites open for year-round camping. Most sites are located on
or near the banks of the ponds and have
varying amenities. Sites 1–41 have electric
hookups with water nearby and a centrally-located dump station. Campsites 42–87,
designated for motor homes and trailers,
have water, sewer and electric hookups at
each site. All campsites also include a grill,
picnic table and concrete pad.
Campers will find restrooms, pay showers
and a small meeting room at the Barbour
Ponds Camper Services Building, which
is centrally located to campsites 1–41.
• The Barbour Ponds Camper Services
Building offers convenient coin-operated
showers and flush toilets.
• Northern Colorado’s mild climate makes
for comfortable year-round camping at
any of the St. Vrain State Park’s 87
campsites. Campsites often fill on
weekends, so reservations in advance
• Bring food and other necessary supplies
for a picnic under the mature cotton-
wood or willow trees. Most sites have
shelters and grills.
• Seven of the park’s 16 ponds boast
some of northern Colorado’s best warm
water fishing. Universally accessible
fishing piers and stone fishing platforms
located in Mallard, Sandpiper and Pelican
Ponds make casting a line even easier.
• Birders flock to St. Vrain for the many
migratory bird species that pass through
the park. The ponds and trees attract
Great Blue Herons, Snowy Egrets,
Great Egrets, Great Horned Owls, Red-tailed Hawks, kingfishers, Bald Eagles,
Golden Eagles, Ospreys and others.
• Flat, easy trails are perfect for a leisurely
stroll around the park and the
unpaved roads are suitable for
3525 State Highway 119
Firestone, CO 80504