Arapaho Bay Campground

State: Colorado

Address 1: Six miles northwest of Granby on US Highway 34

Open: Open from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Number of Sites: 84

Free: No

Reservations: Yes - Check for information

About: Arapaho Bay is located in north central Colorado at 8,300 feet in elevation and is adjacent to Granby Lake. There are a total of 84 non-electric campsites located in three loops. Universally accessible campsites are available.Typical Rocky Mountain afternoon thunderstorms during the spring and summer months can be expected.

The Arapaho Bay boat ramp will be open when the Roaring Fork Loop is open during 2011. The boat ramps at Hilltop and Willow Creek Reservoir are closed. Hand powered boats such as canoes, kayaks and row boats will be allowed to launch and retrieve at those sites.

Due to the beetle infestation and removal of hazard trees, there is little or no shade in the campground.

Fees: Arapaho Nat’l Recreation Area use fee required. $5 daily fee. Annual passes available. Camping fee: single $18, double $34. (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Drinking Water

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Restrictions: Recommended Parking Length: 20 – 40

Directions: Arapaho Bay is in the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA), six miles northwest of Granby on US Highway 34, nine miles east on County Road 6 (Forest Road 125, Arapaho Bay Road) at the southeast end of Lake Granby.