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Attention: Chatfield State Park is experiencing flood conditions. Many facilities are closed and inaccessible. These include the swim beach and boat ramps. For a more complete list of closures and current information, please go to the park website .

Chatfield State Park, CO


Chatfield State Park is experiencing flood conditions. Many facilities are closed and inaccessible. These include the swim beach, boat ramps, and sewer system.
We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the park office with questions 303-791-7275.
This popular Denver metro area park is surrounded by beautiful rolling foothills, an expansive reservoir and abundant wildlife. The park includes camping, a livery, miles of hiking and biking trails, the historic Slocum Cabin, a great recreational lake, a marina, and one of the most popular hot-air balloon launch areas on the Front Range. The camping area boasts 197 sites. All campsites are paved, have picnic tables and grills, are surrounded by grass, and offer great views of the foothills.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ADA Fish. Access
  • Beach (Swimming)
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Camper Services Bldg
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dog Training Area
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Available
  • Fishing
  • Group Campground
  • Group Pavilions Available
  • Group Picnic Area
  • Hatchery For Fish
  • Hiking
  • Historical Site(S)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Air Balloon Launch
  • Ice Fishing
  • Interpretitive Programs
  • Jet Skiing
  • Laundry
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Marina
  • Model Airplane Field
  • Model Airplane Flying
  • Parking
  • Pay Phones Available
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Sailing And Sailboarding
  • Showers
  • Skating
  • Snack Br Concession
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Snow Sledding
  • Stables
  • Store (Retail)
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Watching Opportunity
Alerts and Important Information

Camping fees do not include the cost of a park pass. Every vehicle entering the park, including RVs and towed vehicles, must have a park pass for each day they are in the park.
Max height at Deer Creek Entrance is 13 feet. Vehicles of greater height must use Plum Creek Entrance.
Visitors with camping units pulling storage trailers/ boats may need to park their trailers in a nearby parking lot (Lakeview Parking Lot).
Some sites are equipped with tent pads.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.53806, -105.08722
39°32'17"N, 105°5'14"W

From Denver, the main entrance into the park is one mile south of C-470 on Highway 121 (Wadsworth) make a left into the park. Directions to the Plum Creek Entrance are south of C-470 on Santa Fe to Titan Parkway. Turn west on Titan Parkway to Roxborough Park Road. Make a right at Roxborough Park Road and follow into park. * Please Note: The canopy at the main entrance is 13 feet. If camping unit is higher than 13 feet, please use the Plum Creek Entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Chatfield State Park

Phone Number:

Information:  (303)791-7275