Lake Pueblo State Park RV & Campground Guide
The Lake Pueblo State Park is one of Colorado's premier fishing state parks, touting over 4,600 acres of water along with 10,000 acres of land. The nearest city of Pueblo is a short 20-minute drive away. Colorado Springs is only about an hour away via I-25 N or CO-115 N. If you come during the winter months, be prepared for frigid chills with low temperatures in the teens and highs of only 50 degrees on average, but the spring, summer and fall months warm up considerably, averaging about 70 to 90 degrees from May through October.
Spring 29-77 F
Summer 56-93 F
Fall 27-82 F
Winter 18-50 F
Colorado Springs, CO
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lake Pueblo State Park
If you're looking for a fun and convenient way to experience all that Lake Pueblo State Park has to offer, consider traveling via RV. RVing provides you the comforts of home on the road while still allowing you to get up close and personal with nature.
Haggard's RV Campground
Haggard's RV Campground is a centrally located RV campground with tons of attractions nearby including Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Canon City, Cripple Creek, San Isabel National Forest, Bishop's Castle and more. The campground offers clean and comfortable facilities starting at $37 per night, but there are no weekly rates or monthly sites. An additional $20 will be charged as a cleaning fee for any stays over two nights to ensure every site is kept up to cleanliness standards. This RV park does have full hookups and pull-thru sites, but the owners recommend you bring your own drinking water as the hookups are on highly mineralized well water. Weather permitting, there is a pool available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Pueblo KOA Journey
This KOA campground has all the amenities you need for a comfortable trip, including 24/7 laundry, free Wi-Fi and cable, and an adults-only hot tub. There is a kitchen on-site that will deliver pizza and hot wings directly to your campsite. Or, if you prefer to grill yourself, there are private RV sites with a fenced area, gas grill, patio, fire pit, picnic table, and shade all for your party. There's even an 8,000-square-foot, fully fenced dog park in case Fido needs to run. The basic sites for big rigs feature full hook-up, pull-thru sites starting at $55 per night.
Pueblo West Campground and Arena
Pueblo West Campground and Arena offers every kind of camping experience you could ask for from RV to the cabin to the tents. It's open year-round with laundry rooms and shower-equipped restrooms. In addition, the fully paved access road welcomes pets, motorcycles, and even horses if you want. Pueblo West Campground and Arena is only eight miles from Pueblo Lake, and the affordable full RV hook-up site rates include nightly stays for $30, weekly stays for $150, and monthly stays for $315 plus electricity with a $200 deposit.
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What to Do at
Lake Pueblo State Park
Inside Lake Pueblo State Park
Lake Pueblo State Park offers water recreation galore, including sailing, boating, water skiing, river tubing and fishing from the full-service marinas and boat ramps. But water recreation isn't the only way to experience the state park at Lake Pueblo. Miles of trails offer hiking, biking, picnicking and exploration with the gorgeous views of the famous Pike's Peak to your north and the Greenhorn and Wet mountain ranges to the southwest. Plan your trip early; it's common for this state park to reach capacity during the peak of the summer.
Outside Lake Pueblo State Park
Once you've had your fill of water and land activities inside the park, the towns around Lake Pueblo State Park have a new list of activities waiting for you.
If you're hungry, check out some nearby restaurants:
La Forchetta de Massi
Enjoy food and wine with a warm vibe.
Location: 126 S. Union Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003
Come for the unbeatable food, service and price.
Location: 940 Eagleridge Blvd., Pueblo, CO 81008
Visitors love the fresh meals, delicious ice cream and custom cakes at Marie's.
Type: American and desserts
Location: 297 S. Joe Martinez Blvd., Pueblo, CO 81007
This is a family-style joint serving Italian and American comfort foods.
Type: Italian and American
Location: 1901 W. US-50, Pueblo, CO 81008
Your family is sure to have fun at this upbeat eatery doling out gourmet hamburgers along with fries, shakes and craft brews.
Location: 101 Central Plaza, Pueblo, CO 81003
If you're looking to get a little souvenir shopping done, try these stores:
This is a nice little gift shop with great decor for a home.
Location: 3561 Dillon Dr., Pueblo, CO 81008
This tobacco shop offers quality products, prices and service.
Location: 217 W. Northern Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004
This shop has plenty of items to catch your attention from kitchen gadgets to toys to fashion.
Location: 105 W. C St., Pueblo, CO 81003
Expect to be treated like family at this local skateboard shop.
Location: 515 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003
This is a great place to grab a beer and relax after your outdoor adventures.
Location: 103 Central Plaza, Pueblo, CO 81004
Parise's is known for its friendly people and great atmosphere.
Location: 430 W. 30th St., Pueblo, CO 81008
Riverside Bar and Grill
Come for the comfort food and stay for the bar games at Riverside Bar and Grill.
Location: 4021 Jerry Murphy Rd., Pueblo, CO 81001
This is just a great place to hang out.
Location: 311 Baystate Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004
Eilers Place has the distinction of having the second liquor license issued in Pueblo.
Location: 326 E. Mesa Ave., Pueblo, CO 81006
How to Get to
Lake Pueblo State Park
If you're coming from the north, you have two choices for getting to Lake Pueblo. Take I-25 to Pueblo and turn west on U.S. Hwy 50 Exit 101. Drive four miles to Pueblo Blvd. Turn south and go four miles to Thatcher Blvd. Hwy 96. Turn west and go four miles to the south park entrances.
Alternatively, take I-25 to Pueblo. Turn west on U.S. Hwy 50 Exit 101. Drive seven miles to McCulloch Blvd. Then, turn south and go four miles to Nichols Rd. Turn south and drive one mile to the north park entrance.
From the south, you should take I-25 to Pueblo. Turn west on Pueblo Blvd Exit 94. Drive five miles to Thatcher Blvd.; the road will turn south after two miles. Turn west and continue four miles to the park.
Entering Lake Pueblo State Park
Lake Pueblo State Park's Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Daily Vehicle Pass : $9
Annual Pass : $80
Aspen Leaf Annual Pass for visitors aged 64+ : $70
Lake Pueblo State Park is one of the most popular state parks in Colorado. All of the state is known for its immense beauty and diversity in natural landscapes, and you'll see the highlights from the comfort of your RV. If you want to experience an unforgettable RV trip complete with water recreation of every kind, you have to visit Lake Pueblo State Park. If you remember to snap a few pictures while you're having the time of your life, share your photos by tagging RVshare on social media. Be sure to share your tips with other RV travelers by sending your photos and experiences to [email protected] We may even include your tips in a future blog post about Lake Pueblo State Park.